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New Year Fair “Christmas Village” was opened on November 24 in the Exhibition Centre in Moscow. It offers a great amount of Christmas gifts and souvenirs as well as different workshops and entertainment.

Visitors can find hand-painted Christmas decorations, aroma candles, gingerbread, holiday candies, and others in small shops which are decorated like beautiful village houses.

The guests will be able to study how to make Christmas decoration, to cook gingerbread and to decorate Christmas table by themselves.

There is a free ice rink for fans of skating and a post office of Father Christmas for children where they can write letters to their parents or friends and a kind magician will send them. Also visitors can make a photo with Father Christmas.

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The Museum of Estate culture of the Russian capital will host the exhibition “New Year in Moscow”, which will show traditions of winter holidays in XIX-XX centuries.

Visitors will know about customs of New Year celebration in Moscow and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere. More than 1000 items from museums of Moscow will be represented. Guests will see various Christmas decorations of XIX-XX centuries, costumes, carnival masks, Christmas and New Year greeting cards, photographs, periodicals, books, dolls and others. Children will be able to write and send their letters to “Ded Moroz” (russian Father Christmas).

The exhibition will be opened on November 29 and will continue till Marth.

Tickets prices are: adults – 80 rubles (£1.6), children – 20 rubles (£0.4). Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00. Monday is day-off.

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