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Information about Maslenitsa

Published on February 19, 2014

Author: rina5858



This presentation was prepared by the students of 9b Grade of Gymnasium 114, St.Petersburg for the Day of the Foreign Languages. Teacher Korkina Irina

Maslenitsa Festivals 9b Form

Мaslenitsa is a festival week which is connected with an exit of the winter and a coming of the spring.

Festival week Every day of this week has a particular meaning and people follow ancient traditions.

Monday On Monday everyone starts to cook pancakes, build snow palaces and make a straw doll.

Tuesday On Tuesday young people go skating. Then they return home to eat hot pancakes.

Wednesday On Wednesday relatives and friends visit each other. The head of the house is always glad to see everyone.

Thursday On Thursday people sing chastushki, traditional humorous songs, children take part in different competitions. Everyone forgets all problems.

Friday and Saturday On Friday and on Saturday relatives and friends visit each other again. The head of the house greets the guests warmly.

Sunday Sunday is the day to ask for forgiveness. people ask forgiveness. Everyone visits a sauna. A straw doll is burnt.

Symbols of Maslenitsa Sun Pancakes Winter Straw doll

Maslenitsa 2014 In 2014 Maslenitsa will be from 24th February to 2nd March. As usual, this holiday will be celebrated in city parks or in the city centre. Maslenitsa in Moscow Maslenitsa in St Petersburg

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