Christmas is coming: Saint Nicholas opens a post office

17:50 Dec. 15, 2016

Saint Nicholas opens a post office

Ukrposhta opens a Saint Nicholas main post office, December 15, Kyiv, Ukraine (UNIAN)

Central Post of Ukraine announces opening a St Nicholas's post office, where every child can send a letter with wishes

The opening ceremony started with a concert, a group of folk musicians singing Christmas carols in acapella. The Ukrposhta company, the state post operator, also presented a new charity activity, organized together with Ukrainian philanthropic marketplace.

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Now, everybody can send a greeting card to a child from an orphanage. All you need is to come to the residence, take a postcard, write something and put it a special box. All the letters will then be delivered to children's homes. 


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The residence also hosts an interactive exhibition of post boxes from all around the world: France, Greece, Serbia, Lithuania and many other countries. With time, it will become a base for Ukrposhta's museum of post boxes. 


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The Christmas mail residence will work until January 8, 2017. Until then, a Saint Nicholas is waiting for kids every day. One can also order a personalized mail stamp, buy some souvenirs or have a cup of tea with gingerbread.

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