Orthodox encyclopedia (2012 № 1 ) 11/07/2012

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Producer Pravoslavnaya Enciklopediya

Anchorperson: Uminskiy Aleksey



Religion | Religious Holidays

Social life | Holidays

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Introductory speech by Priest Alexei Uminsky.

The Icon of the Nativity of Christ.

Ekaterina Gladysheva, senior researcher at the State Tretyakov Gallery, tells us.

Christmas tree.

Candles are lit on the Christmas tree.

A Christmas tree decorated with candles.

A service in the church dedicated to Christmas.

Believers at a solemn service.

On the lectern is an icon of the Nativity of Christ, decorated with flowers.

Ekaterina Gladysheva, senior researcher at the State Tretyakov Gallery, tells us.

Singing angels on the icon of the Nativity of Christ from the Tver Kashinsky rank of the 15th century.

Equestrian magi on this icon.

Animals greeting Jesus Christ near the cradle.

The entrance to the cave in Bethlehem.

The Church of the Nativity of Christ in Bethlehem.

Mosaic icons in the temple.

The priest reads prayers at the nativity scene.

The holy nativity scene is located under the altar of the temple.

In the niche there is a throne, and under it a silver star.

The square in front of the temple.

A monk is sitting in the square.

Various nativity scenes arranged at churches on the feast of the Nativity of Christ.

Nativity scenes in Italy, the birthplace of tradition.

Exhibition of nativity scenes in Italy.

Tell the Russians living in Italy.

Exhibits of the exhibition of nativity scenes in Italy.

The Russian Nativity scene is a puppet theater, with which nativity scenes went from house to house and presented scenes from the Holy Scriptures.

Maria Shentalinskaya, the head of the ethnographic studio of musical development "Grain", tells.

Performance of the puppet theater - den.

Children watch the play.

Homemade dolls for the play.

Continuation of the performance.

An old nativity scene stored in the Vakhrushev Theater Museum in Moscow.

Natalia Sumerina, a researcher at the Theater Museum, tells us.

Dolls from an old nativity scene.

Chronicle of 1900.


Santa Claus is handing out gifts.

Decorated Christmas tree.

Children dance in the street at the Christmas tree.

Christmas market on the street.



Sale of Christmas tree toys.

Toys on the Christmas tree.

Christmas cards with Christmas trees.

Skating rink in Moscow.

Christmas tree at the skating rink.

Alexander Potapov, head of the department of the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War, tells.

Behind Alexander's back is an exhibition of old Christmas tree toys.

Alexander Potapov's old suitcase with Christmas tree toys.

Exhibits of the exhibition of old Christmas toys.

Production of glass Christmas tree toys.

Old Christmas cards.

Photograph of Sir Henry Cole.

Photo of the artist John Horsley, who made a portrait of a family with Christmas inscriptions for Cole.

A postcard by John Horsley.

Chronicle of 1900.

The market on the Kremlin Square.

People with balloons at a Christmas party.

Round dances at the Christmas tree.

Winter panorama of Moscow.

Christmas cards.

Panorama of the Kremlin.

Christmas greeting card.

Chronicle of 1960.

Children in costumes dancing at the Christmas tree.

A bookstore.

The final word of Alexey Uminsky.

Key words

Christmas. The nativity scene. Christmas tree. Christmas cards. Christmas tree toys.


07.11.2012 1900 1960



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