As an alternative to traditional “lights” channel “Spas” invites the audience to celebrate the New year in the spirit of the Orthodox Christian tradition, namely in the atmosphere of waiting and preparation for the main winter holiday – Christmas. In the home, family atmosphere Studio leading all projects “Savior” and artists-friends channel – Andrey Merzlikin, Dmitry Pevtsov, Oleg Mityaev, Diana Gurtskaya, Anton and Victoria Makarska and others together to sum up the year, tell about the history and the family’s own traditions of celebrating the New year and Christmas, and, of course, give gifts, reports the Synodal Department for Church relations with society and the media.
During the telethon guests will make the Nativity scene, the main Christmas symbol, which, together with other gifts on Christmas eve will give children St. Sophia homes. To congratulate them, as well as pupils of the Sergiev Posad orphanage for deaf-blind children will be able to TV viewers. New year’s TELETHON “the ROAD TO CHRISTMAS” to “our Savior” will begin on 31 DECEMBER AT 22:30 Moscow time.
During the new year holidays schedule for the favorite of “Covenant”, “in a Straight line. The answer of the priest,” the “Monastery kitchen” and the program will remain the same. In addition, on 6 JAN AT 16:00, the channel will show a NEW PROJECT “HOW I BECAME a MONK”. A series of programs-revelations from the mouths of people who have taken monastic vows. About her new life in monastic guise tells the famous tenor hieromonk Photius, an employee of the accounting chamber hegumen Philip Simon, the doctor-resuscitator of the IBAS, instead of Senchukov, former actress nun Olga Gobzeva and many others.
Christmas eve will conclude with a stream of SOLEMN WORSHIP (23:00 GMT), and the night before Christmas will be remembered for another SPECIAL PROJECT – “the GOSPEL out LOUD.” For eight hours in the air, “Savior” will be read 89 chapters of the four canonical books of the New Testament – the evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and not only the clergy, from whom we often hear a line from the Bible. New sound sacred texts will give well-known actors, Directors, journalists, musicians. Among them Nikita Mikhalkov, Egor Konchalovsky, Valeria Gai Germanika, Maria Shukshina, Nonna Grishaeva, Maria Golubkina, Lyudmila Porgina, Anna Kovalchuk, Daria Dontsova, Boris korchevnikov, Arkady Mamontov, Olga Kormukhina, Irakli Pirtskhalava and other celebrities. See JANUARY 7 FROM 1:00 TO 8:00 Moscow time.