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Vologda Maslenitsa: party like a real Russian!

Maslenitsa festival (Pancake week) that is held in Vologda till February, 26 is a great opportunity to learn the ancient Slavic traditions and to have a lot of fun participating in action games.

The authorities of the Vologda Region invite all the residents of the region and the guests of the city to take part in entertainment activities accompanied by pancakes, fun songs, games, feast fighting and sledging.

Through the whole week people cook bliny (pancakes) and eat them with honey, caviar, jam, fresh sour cream and butter.

The festival will finish with the traditional burning of Lady Maslenitsa straw effigy as the final act of saying good-bye to the already passed winter.

Vologda Oblast official website