Three thousand Santa Clauses and Russian snow maidens and other New Year's heroes take to the streets of Nizhny Novgorod today in a special pre-New Year's day Santa Claus festival.
Festival participants will meet at Gorky square, where a parade begins to Ploshchad Minina. The parade will include decorated automobiles and a marching band of Santa Clauses. The festival will also include a competition for the best Santa Clause and a concert. The festival concludes with a fireworks show. Seti-NN broadcasting company and the colleagues for the development of Nizhny Novgorod as the capital of the Privolzhsky District are organizing the event.
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