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December (first Sunday)

City main Christmas tree in arctic Murmansk traditionally opened earlier than in many other Russian cities, the first Sunday of December.

Christmas beauty sets every year another record - stands till March or April in festive attire.

Around the Christmas tree residents of Murmansk meet Santa Claus and Snow Maiden, with whom people of Murmansk festive lights are lit on the winter beauty.

The final chord of the day is the grand colorful fireworks.

Murmansk, the central square "Five Corners".