The film tells about the holiday of the Nativity of Christ. The action takes place in the artist's studio on Christmas Eve. Father (actor E. Galaev) reads gospel stories to children about the birth of Jesus Christ (synchronously). The artist and children decorate the tree. Pictures by artists S. Botticelli, Bruegel, A. Correggio, Rembrandt, Raphael, dedicated to the stories of the birth of Jesus Christ. Children in carnival costumes at the rink. Santa Claus with children on the New Year's holiday. Interior of the Annunciation Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin. Icons of Vladimir and Smolensk Mother of God. Icons "Sign", "Oranta", "Annunciation". Novo-Maiden Monastery. Church of the Intercession on the Nerl in the Vladimir region.