Russian Orthodox Followers Celebrate Slavi Over Weekend

Anne Hillman, KUCB – Unalaska

This weekend Russian Orthodox followers celebrated Slavi, or Russian Christmas. According to the Gregorian calendar, Christmas falls on Jan. 7 instead of Dec. 25. The holiday includes three days of going house to house following a large star that represents the star of Bethlehem and singing Russian carols. KUCB’s Anne Hillman joined the celebration in Unalaska.

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