At 23.55 MSK, the Master of the barque Evgeniy Romashkin made a congratulatory speech. The chimes sounded, they were followed with the anthem of the Russian Federation and the Master invited everyone to join a New Year dinner.
The tables were filled with traditional Russian dishes.
After the dinner the cadets and crew were invited to the deck to enjoy a concert and competitions.
Photos by V. Semidyanov