Pancake week will be held from 4 to 10 March. The main event of Maslenitsa will take place on the weekend of March 9 and 10.
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In the Pskov region on Shrovetide come in Pskov, Izborsk and Pushkin Mountains, where they will hold Shrovetide fairs, folk festivals, theatrical performances and winter fun. Maslenitsa in the Pskov region was visited by more than 40 thousand people last year.
Izborsk (March 9)
Russian Shrovetide is a fun time, a holiday full of joy, seeing off cold winters and hope for a well-fed, successful year. This is how it remains, to this day in Izborsk! Shrovetide celebrations in Izborsk will take place on March 9th. The slogan of the holiday "Meet the spring in Izborsk"
On this day, the museum quarter will turn into a festive interactive platform: a warm atmosphere, fun, contests and gifts, hot pancakes with your favorite fillings, herbal tea pies await you on Izborsk Maslenitsa!
The best creative teams of Pskov take part in the festive concert program. Also, visitors of the museum on this day are waiting for exciting excursions, horseback riding, we will teach you how to make Shrovetide doll, treat you with tasty and hearty dishes of the kitchen.
Visitors to museum exhibits become participants in the "Shrovetide Vazuha" contest and happy owners of prepared gifts.
The holiday starts at 13.00, and its culmination is the burning of stuffed Shrovetide at 15.00.
Come with the whole family and bring your friends! It will be fun! We are waiting for you in Izborsk!
Pskov (March 10)
Guests of the most hearty national holiday in 2019 are waiting for large-scale folk festivals in accordance with all the canons of Shrovetide traditions in Pskov, Izborsk and Pushkin Mountains. The mummers and buffoons, winter fun and fun will be completed according to the tradition of burning an effigy of Shrovetide, personifying the passing winter.
From March 1 to March 10, 2019, the Pushkin Reserve invites you to the Mill Museum in the village of Bugrovo for the folklore program “Live, but Maslenitsa!”, Where you can see and participate in the solemn meeting and wires of Maslenitsa, hear traditional folk songs, jointly produce Carnival scarecrow, visit the Miller's House and treat yourself to pancakes and tea with herbs, ride from an ice slide and on a horse, take part in the traditional games "Voloty", "Demons", "Kite", "Drema" and others.
“And my dear, our Maslenitsa, Yes, dear, long awaited!” Years pass, generations change, and the folk holiday Maslenitsa is alive and well!
Today Maslenitsa is a celebration of fun, carelessness and general celebration. It is celebrated everywhere widely and deliciously. And the Bugrovskaya is our Maslenitsa, the beautiful ruddy Avdotya Izotyevna is even wider and tastier! In Bugrovo, the “habits of the sweet old days”, the memory of the merry “Zuev master Slage Lyaxandre Syargeiche” and past times are kept reverently. Bugrovskie inhabitants wait, wait for Maslenitsa, prepare, build ice slides, decorate sledges, collect clothes for Masleni, sow flour for blinks, and collect tops for butter. With the Maslenitsa wait and guests, with whom and spend the winter more fun, but to meet the spring!
Oh, how can you roam, break up, take your soul away in a noisy wowing fun!