Those Who Never Get Frozen. Santa’s Belarusian Colleagues

Who is a Belarusian Santa? Or perhaps it’s better to say Santas, because Belarusians are so lucky they have two of them. Meet Father Frost (aka Ded Moroz), the traditional figure of New Year, and Belarusian Zuzya. Are they competitors? No, rather relatives. Who is Father Frost? Unlike Santa Belarusian Father Frost doesn’t wear glasses and is fitter. You can always tell him by a long red fur coat, a magic staff in his hands, and a big bag full of gifts behind his back. Father Frost is usually accompanied by his pretty granddaughter Snow Maiden or Snegurochka. According to … Continue reading Those Who Never Get Frozen. Santa’s Belarusian Colleagues