CHRISTMAS IN CROATIA

CHRISTMAS IN CROATIA With almost 90% of Croatians being Catholics, Christmas is one of the most important holidays in Croatia and is celebrated quite similarly as in other Catholic countries. The 4th Sunday before Christmas is Advent Sunday which marks the beginning of Advent and an official beginning of the...

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CHRISTMAS IN PALESTINE

CHRISTMAS IN PALESTINE Each time this year, Christians from all over the world join Christian Palestinians to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the city in which Jesus Christ was born. According to the Western calendar, prayers are held on the morning of 24 December, whereas as another mass is held on...

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CHRISTMAS IN ITALY

CHRISTMAS IN ITALY Is celebrated differently, depending on the region. However, there are many things in common between the regions. For all children, this is the most important holiday of the year and falls on December 25th of each year. Their letters are sent to Santa Claus and are full...

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CHRISTMAS IN POLAND

CHRISTMAS IN POLAND Dear Readers!Christmas is one of the best times to visit Poland! All around the country, there are winter markets, ice rinks, and special events that put us all in the Christmas mood. Preparation for Christmas in many Polish households starts weeks before the 24th of December; families...

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IWC greets Mrs Alexandra Von Campe vice president

Many expat ladies are coming in Moscow and keep contact with our Club.  Friendships are born, we engage in volunteer work, and we learn to live in a new city. Other times, however, some of us have to leave and start new adventures in other countries leaving friends and colleagues....

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The charming history of tea in Russia

Tea road to Tsarist Russia Russia is a huge multinational country, where absolutely all peoples and ethno-cultural groups drink tea. At the time of the Russian Empire, the state included the Kingdom of Poland, the Grand Duchy of Finland, the territory of today’s Baltic States (Ostsee provinces), Georgia, Armenia, Central...

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Vaccine Webinar – GMS and IWC

Our last "IWC  Online talk" organized by our outgoing partnership chair Yunita Purba, was focused on Covid-19 Vaccination. We are gratefull to GMS Clinic and in particular to Dr. Shavkat Nurmatov who provided to us the latest update on Covid-19 vaccinations focusing on Sputnik-V. The participants showed enthusiasm by actively...

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