Art and Faith

Friday, 7 March 2008

Party Hearty! Maslenitsa is still going on!

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

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There are lots of things to do at Maslenitsa… such as skipping rope, Russian-style…

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having a playful mock-fight…

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playing Maslenitsa games… note the balalaika player, another sign of a certified party.

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singing and dancing…

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Oh, dear! We’ve caught one of the Maslenitsa buffoons FLIRTING.

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The burning of the effigy of Winter.

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