Art and Faith

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

It’s Orthodox Christmas!

Here are some scenes from Russian Christmas…

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The Christmas tree outside the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

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The interior of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow decorated for Christmas

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Christmas fireworks show in Moscow near St Basil Cathedral on Red Square

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Christmas tree in the Kremlin in Moscow

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A sleigh ride in Veliki Ustiug, the home of Dede Moroz (Grandpa Frost), the “Russian Santa Claus”

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Matroshki nesting dolls for sale in a Russian shop, the 3,000 refers to 3,000 roubles (102.90 USD. 75.60 euros. 68 UK pounds), so, this must be a deluxe set!

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