Father Frost arrived in Oymyakon the coldest village in the earth.
Even this year Father Frost arrived in Oymyakon ( Russia )for the joy of the children who were able to visit his ice cave. Then Father Frost lit the Christmas tree as usual.
Where is Oymyakon
Oymyakon is a lost village in the east of the Yakutia region. This place is very special, is one of the coldest places on the earth. Normally in January, the temperature is -50 degrees with a record registered of -67.7 in 1933.
Who is Father Frost
Father Frost is a traditional equivalent of Father Christmas but they are different. Father Frost at the beginning was a wizard and is like a mythological figure and he has the power to freeze the people. His residence is considerate in Veliky Ustyug,
Famous is a fable where is possible to recognize is frost powerful:
Once there was a woman who had both a daughter of her own, whom she loved and a step-daughter, whom she hated. One day, the woman ordered her husband to take her stepdaughter out into the winter fields and leave her there to die, and he obeys.
Morozko finds her there, she is polite and kind to him, so he gives her a chest full of beautiful things and fine garments. After a while, her stepmother sends her father to bring back the girl’s body to be buried, which he also obeys. After a while, the family dog says that the girl is coming back and that she is beautiful and happy.
When the stepmother sees what her stepdaughter has brought back, she orders her husband to take her own daughter out into the fields. Unlike before, this child is rude to Morozko, and he freezes her to death.
When her husband goes out to bring her back, the dog says that she will be buried. When the father brings back the body, the old woman weeps.
The day when children find the presents is New Year day