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How to... enjoy the holiday season!

Inquiring after plans:

Что вы делаете на праздниках? What are you doing for the holidays?

Где вы будете отмечать Новый год? Where will you see the New Year in?

C кем вы будете отмечать Рождество? Who will you celebrate Christmas with?

Making your own:

Я поеду домой на праздниках. I’m going home for the holidays.

Я поеду к родителям на Рождество. I’m going to my parents’ home for Christmas.

Я буду отмечать Новый год на вечеринке с друзьями. I’m going to celebrate New Year’s at a party with friends.

Я буду отмечать Новый год в ресторане. I’m going to celebrate New Year’s at a restaurant.

На работе будет корпоративная вечеринка. We’re having an office party at work.

All the best wishes:

С Новым годом! Happy New Year. New Year is the more important of the holidays so you’ll be saying this a lot more than Merry Christmas.

С наступающим! Lit: Congratulations on the forthcoming holiday! You can use this about any holiday, not just New Year.

С Рождеством! Merry Christmas! Not forgetting that Russian Christmas isn’t until the 7th January.

Со Старым Новым годом!Happy Old New Year! This one is 13th January according to the old Russian calendar. But really, any excuse for a holiday, right?

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