St. Nicholas Day is a very special holiday for Ukrainian children and adults. In Ukraine, it is celebrated on December 19. Nowadays, St. Nicholas Day is a happy holiday for children. Kids write letters with their wishes on the eve of the holiday and mail them out or place on windows. Kind and obedient children are sure to find a gift under a pillow, and naughty ones - a stick.
On 18 December, in Mariupol was organized a traditional holiday for the children of the Donetsk region rescuers. The program of celebrating was diverse and interesting. First of all, the guests and visitors got aquatinted with the fire-fighting and rescue vehicles and equipment that is used by rescuers while eliminating different emergency situations.
Then, all the visitors were invited to the concert that was held in the Mariupol Center of artistic and esthetic creativity of youth. Before the concert, everybody could enjoy the performance of the brass band Phoenix of the Main Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Donetsk region.
Children were happy to take part in various contests and competitions. They tried to do all St. Nicolas requests. In the end, every child goy a sweet gift and plenty of positive emotions.