Christmas in Belarus

Christmas Day, 25 of December(for catholic people) and 7 of January(for orthodox people), is one of the most popular holidays in Belarus. It is a Christian holiday.
Christmas tree is decorated in a traditional manner and the various ornaments are gorgeous. Some of them are even hand crafted. Minsk is beautifully adorned with various lights and ornaments. But all the cities are decorated in same way. There are innumerable Christmas trees with red pentagonal stars at the top decorated the. Christmas and gifts is not common, presents are given on New Year.
This holiday have not special meal.
On these days people, regardless of the direction of Christianity, are going to the church.

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