Russians have new good and beautiful holidays, for example, since 2008, July 8 has become the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity. The idea to celebrate this day was born among the residents of Murom, it was supported by deputies, religious leaders and ordinary people. On July 8, Saints Peter and Fevronia, the patrons of Christian marriage, are venerated.
Family, loyalty and love are universal values. They have not lost their importance in the modern world, their importance for a person is not diminished. The younger generation of Russians, just like their parents, wants to love and be loved.
In honor of Family Day, a special medal was created, which is awarded to spouses who have lived in perfect harmony for at least 25 years. The symbol of the holiday is chamomile, which personifies the tenderness and loyalty of a husband and wife.
July 8 was the response of Russians to the Catholic holiday of lovers on February 14. Quivering and passionate kisses for loved ones are required on this day, however, at any other time, tenderness and affection are also welcome.
It is customary to spend the All-Russian Family Day in the circle of the closest people or alone with a loved one. Men should give their girlfriends bouquets of field daisies. It is good to spend this summer day in nature in order to take a break from the bustle of the city and devote time only to love and tenderness.
On July 8, the administrations of the settlements are preparing a special festive program to please residents and remind them of the eternal values of the family. Concerts are usually held outdoors in parks and recreation and entertainment centers. Interesting exhibitions and noisy bright fairs are organized.
In churches and temples, services are held in honor of the holy spouses Peter and Fevronia. It has already become a good tradition to play a wedding on this very day, so that family life develops happily. Newlyweds get married and get married throughout the Russian Federation, but the main city on July 8 still remains Murom, where Peter and Fevronia lived.
Tourists come there and wander with pleasure along the ancient streets with a century-old history. On Family Day, the guides devote all their stories to the lives of the holy spouses and their amazing fate. You and your loved one should definitely visit Murom on July 8 to feel the atmosphere of kindness and warmth, love and tenderness, loyalty and mutual understanding.