The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Christmas tree in 2021

Christmas tree in the Christ the Savior Cathedral – one of the best holiday events for kids and adults, held annually in . Next year will be no exception – presentation is scheduled from 23.12.2020 for 08.01.2021 year, a day for 3-4 sessions. The first starts at 10 am, the last at 7 PM. Traditionally one of the Christmas productions will be visited by the Patriarch, but what day it will happen, is unknown. His presence at the festival will be a surprise for the audience.

The program

Christmas presentation in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in 2021 as always organizes and conducts the Orthodox Church with the blessing of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, so the events on the stage touch on the subject of Orthodoxy, of faith, of God, the Bible and other religious moments. Stories of performances are never the same – every year they are different. Based on the ongoing Directors take tales or original scripts, written specially for the holidays.

Their main characters – the children for whom faith helps to overcome difficulties, believe in miracles, to travel back in time and learn a lot about the birth of Jesus Christ, the baptism of Rus, and other important events in the life of the Orthodox. The information is entertaining, in a simple and understandable way – so that young viewers do not get bored. The appropriate atmosphere is created scenery, lighting effects, 3D projection, music and dance rooms included in the program.

A Christmas tale lasts approximately 1 hour without intermission. There is no age limit: the audience from 6 years old can enjoy a Christmas tree without parents, animators will look after them, and at the end of the holiday – give waiting at the entrance for adults.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Christmas tree in 2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on the Christmas tree in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior

The entrance to the temple

The temple opens an hour before the start of the Christmas tale. At the entrance visitors are greeted and entertained by puppets, clowns. Anyone can take pictures, play. Installed at the entrance of the metal detector is made for the safety of those present. Security service bypasses the congestion at the entrance does not occur. Inside, visitors pass the clothes to the dressing room and can spend time near the tree or in the play area. For unaccompanied minors looked after by the animation team. Near the Christmas tree also has a snack bar that sells chocolate, pastries, water, drinks, sandwiches, that the child and parents could eat.

15 minutes before the start of the Christmas musical, the audience will be invited into the hall, to those quietly, without fuss took place.


Tickets for the Christmas tree in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour can be purchased online on the official website of the organizer or through the firm involved in the sale of electronic tickets. The cost for children and adults the same, ranging from 500 to 5,000 rubles. To join the group activities in social networks will be a 5% discount.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Christmas tree in 2021

Child up to 3 years the ticket is not necessary, but in this case, parents will have to put him up at the time of submission.


In the new year and Christmas holidays, children receive gifts from Santa Claus and snow Maiden. Sweet gift to be paid separately – their value in 2021-the year will be known closer to winter. Last season they cost 600 rubles.

The expensive tickets at 4500-5000 rubles packs with sweets included – no extra payments are required, but by purchasing a ticket, better to clarify what additional services are included in it.

In addition to the traditional sweet gifts you can pay the CD with Christmas songs.

Who needs tickets are not needed?

Information about free visits to the Christmas tree in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in 2021 is usually published on the official website of the event in social networks. Free admission is:

  • children from large or needy families;
  • pupils of houses-boarding schools;
  • orphans;
  • teenagers caught in a difficult life situation;
  • critically ill patients;
  • sons and daughters of police officers, emergency workers, military personnel killed in the line of duty.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Christmas tree in 2021

About the hall

A Christmas tale takes place in the hall of Church councils at the Church, open in the summer of 2000. The room is large, bright, spacious. The walls with unique murals on biblical grounds. Capacity – 1298 seats. From anywhere even are located in long rows, good view of the stage and hear the actors. The hall of Church councils is considered to be one of the best venues in , it is often used for religious and secular events.

How to get there?

The temple is located on the banks of the river, near the Prechistenskaya embankment to the address: street Volhonka, 15. To reach it is by metro to the station “Kropotkinskaya”. And then – to go on the tourist signs. The road to the Cathedral takes no more than three minutes walking.

You can get there by bus:

  • “A”, 15, M3 – to the stop “metro station Kropotkinskaya”;
  • 233 – to the stop “the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour”;
  • 33 – to the stop “Prechistenskaya embankment”.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior Christmas tree in 2021

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior in

Why you need to watch the show?

The second point is the involvement of the hall into the production. The young audiences help the characters, tell, send. Elements of interactivity to turn viewers into immediate participants of the events.

Cognitive component is no less important. After the performance, the preschoolers and school children learn more about Christmas traditions, compassion, friendship, sympathy, mutual aid and other character traits necessary for the formation of a harmonious personality. In the tale there is no obvious religious bias – the emphasis is on the magic and wonders that are associated with New year and Christmas.

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