Russian traditions and national holidays

Russian traditions and national holidays

The Russian traditions in most of the parts of the country are based on folk music. The musical instruments that are typical to this country include the balalaika, the gusli, the garmoshka and the zhaleika. The traditional Russian song is the Melnitsa. The Red Army Choir is the most famous in the country, this singing especially patriotic Soviet songs. Some of the traditional craft products and the clothing of the Russian people include the Palekh, a miniature doll and the Dymkovo toy; th... [ read more ]