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Maslenitsa Mystery

Hello God!

Thank You for Maslenitsa!

We are celebrating this sun-festival during the last week before Great Lent and the most characteristic food of Maslenitsa is… 383 more words


Experiencing a Russian Holiday: Масленица

The Russian holiday “Maslenitsa” is often translated as Butter Week, Crepe Week, or Cheesefare Week, (in Russian, “maslo” means butter). It is said to be one of the oldest surviving Slavic traditions practiced today and has roots in early pagan tradition. 367 more words

What do you know about Maslenitsa?

“Happy Maslenitsa week! Your Montesha’s speaking. I’ve been eating this tasty Swiss pancake, when my assistants told me it’s Maslenitsa week now. Have you ever heard of it? 281 more words


Traditions Now Measured In Minutes Instead of Centuries: Change Due to the Internet and Social media

LLANIDLOES, WALES – Died-in-the-wool traditionalists are bemoaning the gradual loss of community-minded events like May Day, and the Internet and social media are being blamed. 284 more words

Ching Ming Festival World Map - How People Honor the Dead All Around the Globe

a well-known traditional Chinese poem entitled Ching Ming authored by Du Mu in late Tang Dynasty (photo sourced from CCTV-4)

Ching Ming Festival falls on April 4th this year as a centuries-old tradition for the ethnic Chinese to pay respect to their previous generations. 57 more words


Moscow: Lovelier The Second Time Around

It’s my second time in Moscow, and I find the city fascinating as ever. I traveled for a couple of days of meetings but was able to explore just a little bit. 497 more words


Pancakes - Масленица и День Блинов

Я люблю блины. Я всегда любил и буду любить их всегда, но, несмотря на это, я их редко готовлю, обычно только один раз в году. Почему это так?

На русском