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Competition

A Veritable Feast

This month, for our popular monthly competition, PASSPORT is offering you the chance to celebrate the traditional Orthodox Easter in an untraditional way

Here is what you can enjoy, if you are the lucky winner:
Dinner for two at pancho villa - Moscows Best Mexican Restaurant

To be the lucky winner, all you have to do is answer the following three questions. To make it easy we have given you a list of the possible answers for each question:

  1. Why is Easter always on a Sunday?
    1. Because Julius Caesar in 45BC said that it had to be on a Sunday
    2. Because the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD said that it had to be on a Sunday
    3. Because Pope Gregory XIII in 1582 said that it had to be on a Sunday
  2. When did Russia change from using the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar?
    1. In 1703 under Peter the Great
    2. In 1762 under Catherine the Great
    3. In 1918 under Lenin
  3. By tradition the Lenten Fast is broken in which way?
    1. Eggs are eaten first, then Kulich, followed by Paskha
    2. Kulich is eaten first, then eggs, followed by Paskha
    3. Paskha is eaten first, then eggs, followed by Kulich


The Competition closes on the 29th of April

Please send your answers to: editor@passportmagazine.ru

Please include your full name, contact details and nationality

All correct answers will be put into a hat by the editor,
and the winner will be the first name pulled out of the hat

Conditions: The competition is open to everyone over the age of eighteen, irrespective of nationality

The winner will receive 2 vouchers for Pancho Villa restaurant to the value of $200

The vouchers are not exchangeable for cash







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