is a festival week
which is connected
with an exit of the
winter and a coming
of the spring.
Every day of this
week has a
and make a
On Tuesday young people go skating.
Then they return home to eat hot
On Wednesday relatives and friends visit
each other. The head of the house is
always glad to see everyone.
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
Sunday is the day to ask for forgiveness.
people ask forgiveness. Everyone visits a
sauna. A straw doll is burnt.
Symbols of Maslenitsa
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
Maslenitsa in St
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