Ivan Kupala Night, time to light cleansing fires

In pre-Revolutionary Russia, Ivan Kupala Day was the most important holiday of the year. Practically everyone took part in this feast. It was also essential for each person to be an active participant in all the ceremonies and rites.

In pre-Revolutionary Russia, Ivan Kupala Day was the most important holiday of the year. Practically everyone took part in this feast. It was also essential for each person to be an active participant in all the ceremonies and rites.

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