Holiday Guides

The following country guides are maintained yearly by SRAS with holiday dates and days off to help students better plan their trips abroad and for anyone hoping to better understand holidays in Eurasian locations. Holidays are times set aside on the calendar to observe tradition, remember history, or celebrate a cause. Some have ancient roots while others are modern inventions. All are associated with the identity of those that observe them.

Russian Holidays 2022: A Complete Guide

Russians get nearly three weeks off a year just for holidays. From the long New Year holidays to the often stretched-out May holidays and several others besides. Russian holidays also include non-days off that span the religious and pagan as well as the patriotic and more. Find out more about Russian holidays, their history, cultural […]

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