National festivities in Tatarstan, Russia
New Year Celebration
This is an event when all people are gathering to celebrate the New Year. It is already the tradition in the Tatarstan that all cities and towns are involved in a kind of competition in the funniest and greatest decoration of streets, squares, buildings, etc.; arranging public performances, fireworks, and children festivities. It is a time when spirit of the New Year is surrounded by decorated pine-trees and lights all over the places.