The rules of a polite behavior in Russia

The rules of a polite behavior in Russia

We all know something about the cultural differences between different nations and we probably all seen movies or heard something about the different rules of polite behavior in Russia. If you want to visit this fabulous country, you don’t have to insult anyone and this is rather hard if you don’t know what is important for them. There are probably many thins that can be said, and we might give you some other indications in future articles, but we gathered some of the more important a... [ read more ]

Traditions and important events in the city of Omsk

Traditions and important events in the city of Omsk

The official language that is spoken in the city of Omsk is the Russian. However, in the city of Omsk you will meet many locals that speak German and Ukrainian. In the hotels, shops and restaurants employees know very well English. In Omsk more than three quarters of the residents are Russians, the population of the city being over one million. In the city you can also find people of Kazakh, Ukrainian or German ethnicity. The most prevalent religion in the city is the Orthodox faith. Many... [ read more ]

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 ]