Do You Like Being Scared? These 6 Russian Folklore Monsters Will Creep You Out

Every culture has its own version of folklore and urban legends. Folklore is the traditional stories, beliefs, and customs of a community passed through the generations commonly by word of mouth. There are many types of folklore that branched into: Ballads; traditional poems or songs that tell stories. Fairy tales; traditional stories intended for children […]

Myths and Facts of Baba Yaga, The Frightening Witch

Do you like fairy tales? Will you read fairy tales? If you want, the story you will read is about Baba Yaga. Do you know about Baba Yaga? For those of you who don’t know about Baba Yaga, let’s look at the myths and facts of Baba Yaga, the Frightening Witch. Baba Yaga is a […]

Did Russian Parents Scare Their Children with The Story of Baba Yaga?

Have you ever listened to scary stories from your parents? Did you make a mistake before hearing the story? Many ways parents do to educate their children. Often, they do it by telling a scary story. Usually it ends with a threat if the child makes another mistake, the character will come to the child. […]

Baba Yaga – The Russian Folktale Witch

Baba Yaga is a Russian folktale character closely associated with the boogeyman, or the forest witch in Western myths. Baba Yaga sometimes appears as one person, and other times triplets bearing similar names, appearance, and personality, with different roles ranging from a fairy tale donor (a character who gives tasks to the hero) to an […]