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Folk Open Air Event Maslenica

Date: 17.02.2018

Venue: Minsk region

Address: Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Azjarco village

Category: Culture


Maslenica (Butter Week) is an ancient folk holiday of imminent end of winter and the beginning of spring. During the holiday will plunge into the atmosphere of a most cheerful folk event, participate in traditional and interesting folk games, and try yourself in traditional dances.

In the programme:

•    Unique exhibition of various utensils used for making cheese and butter;
•    Games and entertaining activities;
•    Workshops;
•    Puppet show;
•    Traditional folk music;
•    Contest for the best “Maslenica puppet – 2018”;
•    Maslenica-quest;
•    Archery field;
•    Interesting folk rites connected with this holiday;

•    Ceremonial burning of Maslenica effigy.