In Russia, the main fairy — tale character of the new year holidays-Santa Claus. A kind grandfather with a long snow-white beard wears a red, blue, blue or white fur coat. In his hands he has a magic staff and a bag of gifts. Father frost drives a sleigh pulled by three horses. Accompanies winter magician granddaughter snow maiden, and sometimes a Boy New Year — kid in a red coat and hat with the number of the coming year in a sling.
In addition to the main wizard Santa Claus in many regions of Russia has its own winter wizards:
* in Yakutia, the Lord of the cold Chyskhaan,
* in Chuvashia — Hel Moochie, Continue reading