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Library No. 248 will host a Pancake Day holiday program dedicated to Maslenitsa. Today, as in the old days, this holiday is celebrated on a grand scale, with songs, dances and contests.

The festive program will begin with the competition “Shrovetide, pancake, well-fed old”, the winners of which will receive prizes – books. The guests will get acquainted with the rites of celebration, sayings and signs. After that, a quiz “The First Pancake” will take place on knowledge of the traditions and customs of the Maslenitsa week, as well as Russian proverbs and sayings.

Guests will also enjoy an electronic presentation and excerpts from the documentary “Maslenitsa in Russia”.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

MIL OSI Russia News