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Saint Nicholas Day

Category: Holidays in Great Britain - Date: (5-12-2011, 23:25)
Saint Nicholas Day


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      Happy Saint Nicholas Day-is the greatest day for children. Every child waits for this holiday all over the year. People in England celebrate this holiday usually on 6 December, if they are non-orthodox, but if they are orthodox, they celebrate this day on 19 December. St. Nicholas also had known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker.

      When is Saint Nicholas feast day comes, all English people have fun. From ancient times St. Nicholas was the patron saint of children, students, sailors, fishermen, pharmacists.

      There are such St. Nicholas day traditions, for example: St. Nicholas brings gifts to children. He puts coins in the shoes of there who left them out for him.

      The history of St. Nicholas day is very long and interesting, but there are many legends, why this day is the St. Nicholas day.

      One of them tell us that Saint Nicholas was a very rich man and help poor people. Once, one poor man can’t give the downy for his daughters. From this reason, they must go for a work. But Nicholay knew this fact and gave them his father’s inheritance. During three nights every evening he was sneaking into the poor house and leaving the piece of gold.

      There is one more legend, that St. Nicholas, when he was travelling between Mira and Alexandria, he resurrected the sailor, who felt from the top of the ship in a storm.

      Also in non-orthodox countries children leave their socks in which, he puts gifts. In this day in England there are many actions for orphans.скачать dle 10.5фильмы бесплатно


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