Опубликовано: 13 January 2016 14:08

New Year-2016: festive events in Izhevsk

  • Up to January 15: city exhibition «Fairy-tales under a Firtree»

Since December 15, 2015 till January 15, 2016a city exhibition “Fairy-tales under a Firtree” is welcoming guests in the Creative gallery “Gnezdo” (Kirova Street, 119).

Exhibition organizers: Youth Department of the Izhevsk City Administration, Center “Nadezhda”.

Various creative pieces of art are represented at the exhibition: from salt dough to designer’s dolls, all this variety of magic images creates a New Year atmosphere in the gallery.

  • November 16 – January 11: Action “New Year Miracle”

Since November 16, 2015 till January 11, 2016 the Center “Podrostok” with the support of the centers “Nadezhda” and the Charitable foundation of support and development of education “Birth of Success and Prosperity” are carrying out the action “New Year Miracle”. The aim of the action is rendering charitable assistance to vulnerable and low-income groups of people.

Anyone could help families in a difficult situation and bring clothes, shoes or children’s toys to one of the above-mentioned organizations, as well as donate money for purchasing sweet presents to the Charitable foundation of support and development of education “Birth of Success and Prosperity”.

On December 24, 2015 a New Year Tree Festival took place in the Center “Podrostok”, where families in a difficult situation were given presents.

  • Christmas festivities in Izhevsk

On January 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. Christmas festivities took place at the square of Saint-Michael’s Cathedral. The event was organized with the support of the Department for Culture and Tourism of the Izhevsk City Administration, Izhevsk Eparchy, the theater “Molodoy Chelovek”. Christmas church services were also hold during the Christmas night.

  • December, 29: Open championship of the city of Izhevsk “New Year Festival” on judo among boys born in 2005-2007 and girls born in 2004-2006

On December, 29 the UR Federation of Judo organized the Open Championship of the city of Izhevsk “New Year Festival” on judo among boys born in 2005-2007 and girls born in 2004-2006.

The tournament is a traditional event. During these competitions the year outcomes were summarized and the best trainers of the Federation of judo were made special mention.

Around 400 sportsmen from different parts of Udmurtia took part in the competitions.

  • Charitable festival “Firtree in the General’s House”

On December, 25 a charitable festival “Firtree in the General’s House” took place in the General’s House.

A tradition to welcome in New Year and Christmas in the General’s House existed in Izhevsk long time ago and has been re-established recently.

A ball for children from low-income and multi-child families was organized by the Izhevsk City Administration together with the exhibition center “Galereya” and the Museum of Izhevsk.

More than 50 people took part in the festival. Guests were welcomed by people in ball gowns. Children enjoyed an ancient ball atmosphere, got acquainted with various cultures through dancing: teachers showed participants how to dance waltz and quadrille, polka and galop. Childrenreceivedsweetpresents.

  • City New Year Ball for talented children

On December, 25 a City New Year Ball for talented children of Izhevsk educational institutions took place in the Palace of Children’s Crafts.

The Ball started with the ceremonial Polonaise. Together with the dancing teams it was opened by the Chairman of Izhevsk City Council Oleg Garin, the Deputy Head of the Izhevsk City Administration Dmitriy Kosmin, Head of the Department for Education Svetlana Petrova.

The New Year Ball “Ordinary Miracle” was dedicated to the Year of Literature. It was full of literature competitions, participants competed in writing New Year poetry and wishes.

  • December 23-27, 2015: New Year Fair at the Central Square

From December 23-27, 2016 one of the bright Pre-New Year events, a New Year Fair, took place at the very center of the city – Central Square.

It was a great opportunity for inhabitants and city guests to prepare for the New Year – to buy impressive presents and original products. New Year abundance at the fair was presented by 92 enterprises from Ukraine to Novosibirskaya oblast. You could find there selective caviar, fish of appreciable variety, farm deli meat and dairy products, full flavoured spices, sweet and tea collections. There were also pieces of cosmetics, jewelry, scarfs made of natural Uzbek silk, home textiles and many other options for presents.

Organizers also took care about entertaining programme. The venue hosted creative master-classes and New Year amusements for children. 






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