Art and Faith

Sunday, 2 March 2008

Images of Maslenitsa 2

Filed under: Christian,contemporary,religious,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00
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Here are some of the fun doins’ and some of the great eats at the Maslenitsa celebration. Make your reservations early! Being Orthodox is fun! Don’t we do cool stuff? A lot better than long faces and longer explanations of all the convoluted rules of fasting, I say. If you cannot party and smile… you may be something, but you ain’t Orthodox, that’s fur shure.
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That’s what blini look like. Give me a dozen, right now! Ouch… I think I gained a dress size just thinking of these. These are accompanied by cranberries and tea.
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Seconds, anyone? For them not in the know, the filling in these is fish roe… poor man’s caviare.
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Don’t ya just wanna join these folks?
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Sliding down a snow hill at a Maslenitsa party.
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Good eats at a Maslenitsa party.
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Hey, it ain’t a party until the guy with an accordion shows up…
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Here’s Dame Winter…
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