Art and Faith

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

The taking of the snow fort… more Maslenitsa fun!

Filed under: Christian,contemporary,Orthodox,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

One of the traditional fun things is the taking of the snow fort…

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Here are the guards…

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Here are the fellows assembling to attack it…

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They’re starting out….

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They’re getting ready…

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They’re on their way…

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Climbing the walls…

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Victory!

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The Good Times are Still Rolling… Maslenitsa is going strong!

Filed under: Christian,contemporary,Orthodox,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

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How about a sleigh ride in Novgorod?

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Or, would you rather do it in Suzdal?

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Dame Winter effigy in Samara…

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Pole climbing contest… do you have what it takes to beat the champ?

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OK… what about a sack fight? Wanna rumble?

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Boris Olshansky. The Terem of the Tsar in Winter. 2004

Filed under: contemporary,historical,human study,Old Russia,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

The Terem of the Tsar in Winter (Boris Olshansky, 2004)

Boris Olshansky. Glory to Dazhbog. 1992

Filed under: contemporary,human study,mythology/fantasy,Old Russia,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

boris-olshansky-glory-to-dazhbog-1992.jpgGlory to Dazhbog (Boris Olshansky, 1992)

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