Folk Box: Church verses

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 the time of Lent in Orthodox Russia, a period of seven week fasting which ends on Easter. Linked with this particular period there exist simply remarkable in its beauty folk music called church verses.

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