Maslenitsa Fastcake Festival; What Are the Groovy Points for the Newcomer?

National holidays do feel good for most people. Everyone will rejoice in the celebration or festival held at that time. Especially if the national holiday is based on traditions in the country. That will make the activities carried out to celebrate it become more diverse. In Russia, you can also find and at the same […]

Celebrating Maslenitsa with Blini – Festivities on Full Swing

Maslenitsa is also famous for being Russian pancake week. This is of course no surprise as Maslenitsa and blini are just inseparable. Celebrating Maslenitsa with blini is also a rule nobody can break. Well, imagine celebrating Christmas without all the carols. That is what Maslenitsa would be like without blini. Find out more about why celebrating […]

Celebrating Maslenitsa the Russian Way – The Seven Days of Festivities

Russian Maslenitsa Celebration is like no others with all the festivities and of course, the rich Russian delicacies! After learning some facts about Maslenitsa and blini, let’s find out how Russian truly go all out celebrating Maslenitsa. Brace yourself for endless fun and meaningful experience you can expect from Maslenitsa. First thing first, Maslenitsa is a […]

Maslenitsa – the meaningful and festive ‘Butter Week’ in Russia

Hello, eager learners! After posting about some bizarre Russian tradition in celebrating Maslenitsa, we are back with even more exciting facts about the celebration. Every year, the end of February marks the ‘pancake week’ or Maslenitsa in Russia. People also nickname the week-long celebration the ‘butter week’. Russian usually celebrate Maslenitsa with tons of good […]

Bizarre Maslenitsa Traditions in Russia – 5 Most Unique Ones

Russians are well-known for going all out when it comes to celebrating holidays. From the International Woman’s Day, commemoration of Victory Day, to the Labor Day. Russians simply know how to throw a celebration or commemoration of every occasion. Another popular holiday in Russia is Maslenitsa. It is originally a pagan holiday, but as time […]