Gathering with family and friends to celebrate the New Year is a favorite tradition for 15 percent of Russians. 12 percent of respondents mentioned decorating the house and the Christmas tree as a traditional activity leading up to the New Year. 6 percent love the tradition of exchanging gifts and a festive party.
5 percent like to make wishes.
Every twenty does not think about a holiday “without a bowl of Olivier.”
Another 5 percent mentioned recreation as their favorite habit. 3 percent like to go to the bathhouse on New Year’s Eve, set off fireworks, cook festive meals and watch New Year’s movies.
2 percent of Russians choose to travel and vacation in new places. Another 2 percent associate the farewell of the old year with champagne.
Street parties, singing, meeting with Santa Claus and the Snow Maiden, getting rid of old things, although not so popular, but also New Year’s traditions.
Women like to decorate the house and the Christmas tree more, meet loved ones, make a wish, exchange gifts, men – a party, relax and go to the bathhouse.