Folk Box: Russian pancake week

Each week Olga Shapovalova offers to folk music lovers a multicoloured display of customs and traditions, legends and tales, melodies and rythms of Russia.

Each week Olga Shapovalova offers to folk music lovers a multicoloured display of customs and traditions, legends and tales, melodies and rythms of Russia.

It's Shrovetide in Russia - Russian pancake week or Maslenitsa, noisy, festive, broad-hearted and generous, bringing with it a riot of merriment. We invite you to a kindergarten for Maslenitsa festivities. And the first thing we are going to do is welcome Maslenitsa!

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