The project "Fairy trip of Santa Claus" started in Vladivostok.
During the press conference, Father Frost, who came to Vladivostok from the Vologda region, treated the guests with condensed milk.
In response, the inhabitants of Primorye advised the fairy-tale hero to try crabs and chocolate with sea salt.
Father Frost told about toys that will be distributed during the trip.
"The youth joked that Santa Claus went to Vladivostok to buy cheap Chinese toys. So I assure you: I will not buy cheap, low-quality imported goods! I give preference to domestic producers, "Tass reports the words of the main hero of the New Year.
Father Frost said that this year he went on a New Year's Eve trip three weeks earlier, in order to have time to congratulate as many children as possible.
"Next time we'll leave early. We will have two months to fulfill the wishes, there will be individual gifts in children's homes. But we did not just collect something as a present, but tried to take into account the wishes of the children, even unachievable, "- said the Chief Father Frost of Russia.
As the organizers of the action told, in 2017, Santa Claus received 30 thousand letters, not only children but adults as well.
Over 60 days, he will visit 29 cities and travel thousands of kilometers. In each city, Santa Claus will stop for two days to visit social institutions, children's hospitals, to look at guests who have large families and low-income families.
Recall, adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Oleg Medvedev, said that Santa Claus and Snow Maiden may be an active Russian agency, soft power (soft power) of the Kremlin.