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A project called «Vologda – New Year Capital of Russia’s North» will be launched in Vologda on December 30

In 2018, the honour to become New Year’s Capital of Russia’s North fell upon Vologda for the fifth year in a row. Vologda’s authorities have planned a number of major festive actions and events. The celebrations will take place from December 30, 2017 through January 8, 2018.

It is expected that Vologda will become a magnet for tourists from all over Russia, drawing attention to its traditions, sights and cultural events.

The project «New Year Capital of Russia's North» is designed to stimulate the development of domestic tourism. Vologda City boasts a number of monuments of wooden architecture and archaeology, museums and libraries, all the diversity of handicraft products. It is a land of an original art noted for unique and various historical and cultural heritage.

Vologda Oblast official website