The Orthodox world is preparing to celebrate the Baptism of our Lord. On the eve of believers bathe in water, thus purifying the body and strengthening the spirit. For inhabitants of Tyumen have equipped 50 of fonts.
Holiday in the city will last 2 days. Around the main Jordan Yakutsk pitched a tent camp, which is decorated with ice sculptures. In the Belgorod main font installed on the Central beach. The bottom of the reservoir was surveyed by divers. Dozens of the group prepared in units and formations stationed in the Urals, Siberia, the Volga region, in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, where the Russian military bases. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Epiphany bathing are held at the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh and the main city Christmas tree. In Magadan blesses the waters of the sea of Okhotsk. Those wishing to swim going to the beach, despite the extreme cold.
Take a dip in the Jordan three times, cross your fingers and immediately change into dry clothes. In the Bay of Gertner in Magadan, the temperature dropped to -20 degrees. Compounding the situation, icy wind. However, people are cold not stop. Come to Jordan with their families. At the hole lifeguards. They help the swimmers out, offers clothes and towels. Have the Jordan set up the tents for changing clothes and heating. Here, the rescuers found a field kitchen. Everyone is welcome to ask for hot tea. A Bay of Gertner in Magadan - the traditional place for Epiphany bathing. Rescuers claim that it was here, near the shore, to be absolutely safe.
Emergency workers are going to be on duty at Epiphany Jordan of today and tomorrow. To plunge into the waters of the sea of Okhotsk residents of Magadan are and night. At this time it will feature special light tower.