Ded Moroz


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Ded Moroz

personification of winter; “Grandfather Frost.” [Russ. Folklore: Misc.]
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We were told that Sylvester was an anti-Semite, that we are celebrating a Christian holiday, but it's a completely secular day, and the Yolka tree and the Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) existed long before Christianity itself, in the Nordic and Slavic traditions.
A man dressed as Ded Moroz (Old Man Frost or Grandfather Frost), the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, walks while selecting the best snowman during the festive preA[degrees]holiday competition 'Parade of Snowmen' at the Royev Ruchey Flora and Fauna Park in the suburbs of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The whole family can get to meet Ded Moroz -- a Slavic fictional character similar to Santa -- his granddaughter Snegurochka (the Snow Maiden), and the villain Baba Yaga (a female supernatural being).
In America, he is also known as Kris Kringle and around the world he has many different names, including Pere Noel in France, Babbo Natale in Italy, Saxta Baba (Frozen Dad) in Azerbaijan and Ded Moroz (GrandpaFrost) in Russia.
According to data collected from Posts known to handle mail for Santa and other popular holiday figures - from the Three Wise Men and Saint Nicholas to Ded Moroz, the mythical character is expected to receive more than seven million letters this year.
The monument was painted in red and white, with the name "Dyado Mraz" (the Bulgarian version of Russia's Ded Moroz a a character playing a role similar to that of Santa Claus) written underneath it.
Damascus, (SANA) -- A Russian delegation from President Putin Youth Organization shared sons of Syrian Arab Army martyrs celebration on Christmas at Commission of Sons of Martyrs' Schools, where six young men wore Ded Moroz costume (the Russian Santa Claus).
She remembers her excitement as she wondered to her parents what Ded Moroz would bring to her.
Father Frost, or Ded Moroz is a fictional character who in some Slavic cultures plays a role similar to Santa Claus.
Los ninos llegan a estas fiestas con muchas esperanzas de divertirse en un ambiente de alegria y encanto ya que les esperan una magnifica funcion artistica con musica, juegos, concursos, canciones y danzas y con la participacion de los personajes de sus preferidos cuentos, entre ellos Ded Moroz que quiere decir Abuelo Frio, y su nieta Snegurochka que significa Blanca Nieves.
The main holiday when children receive presents is New Year and Ded Moroz brings it.