Epiphany in Ukraine: Bathing in icy water in Kyiv filmed by quadcopter – video

January 19 traditionally proved to be a true holiday for body, mind, and soul for many churchgoers who celebrated Epiphany, Joinfo.com reports with reference to 112 Ukraine TV Channel. In many cities, town and villages across the country priests consecrated water while

Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany today

On January 19, Orthodox Christians celebrate the holiday of the Epiphany, popularly called Vodokhryshchi (Blessing of Water) or Yordan (Jordan River), which completes the winter (Christmas–New Year) festivities cycle, Joinfo.ua reports. The ceremony of Epiphany traditionally consisted of the solemn outdoor blessing of