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
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
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
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