St. George’s ribbon and parades
Since that time, the parades are held annually. On Victory Day there are meetings of veterans, solemn events, and concerts. People lay flowers on memorials of military glory, memorials, and mass graves and honor those who had sacrificed with their lives. To say more, since 2005, the patriotic move “St. George’s ribbon” has been held with the goal of restoring and imparting the value of the holiday to the younger generation. On the eve of the Victory Day celebration, everyone can tie a St. George ribbon on the hand, bag, or antenna of the car as a token of memory of the heroic past of the USSR as a symbol of military valor, victory, military glory, and recognition of the merits of the soldiers. Every year traditional events take place in Petrozavodsk on May 9. The celebration of Victory Day begins on the eve, May 8 at the temple in the name of the holy prophet Elias. Next morning on May 9 there is a solemn ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal Flame will begin. Moreover, the youth hold the youth march of memory in honor of the soldiers of the Karelian Front, partisans, and underground workers of Karelia. In the afternoon on Kirov’s square, the concert is organized. At the same time in the floodplain, Lososinka unfolds “Garrison Town” – a city project with interactive programs. The holiday always ends up with a festive firework.