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Christmas message. Lettering composition with phrase in Russian language. Warm wishes for happy holidays in Cyrillic. English translation: Happy New Year and Merry Christmas. Vector

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51 of the Weirdest Ways Christmas Is Celebrated In America

Alaska Alaska As a nod to their Russian Orthodox heritage, Orthodox Christians in Alaska celebrate Christmas according to the "new" Gregorian calendar, rather than the "old" (read: more common) Julian calendar. That means they celebrate a week or two after December 25. Congregants attend a service that ends with blessing stars they have brought to the service. The congregants then spend several days "starring" at the homes of other church members, dropping by to wish them a merry Christmas…

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Russian Christmas in gingerbread: Hello I am Cornelia from houseofkuchen in Switzerland. I made this gingerbread house for a shop display. Do you like it?

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Russia - Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden . Theme of one of my Russian lacquer boxes from Russian trip

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Peppermint White Russians Recipe ~ 2 oz Peppermint Mocha Kahlua. 1 oz vodka. 2 oz milk or cream. In a large glass or pitcher, combine all the ingredients and stir to combine. Divide between small glasses and add ice to fill up the glass. Serve. optional: crush peppermints or candy canes, wet the rim of the glass, and press into the candy. This make for an especially festive presentation!

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