Where to meet Maslenitsa in different cities
Shrovetide is one of the most beloved holidays in our country - seeing off winter and greeting the long-awaited spring. By tradition, these days comic competitions are organized: men measure by force, women compete in agility and skills. Buffoons and mummers carry spectators into round dances. Here and there Russian folk songs and ditties sound. With laughter, you can go down the hill or ride a sleigh. Carousels, games, dances. The main treat is, of course, rosy pancakes. Well, the culmination of each holiday is the burning of a scarecrow, in order to ask for a rich harvest and appease the spring-red.
The Moscow Museum invites children and adults to a two-day Shrovetide festival. In the program of the holiday: master classes in the manufacture of traditional rag dolls (beregini, krupenichki, cwoobki) and traditional clay toys; quest for children (from 5 to 14 years old), which begins with the manufacture of a carnival costume and includes "pancake shooting", walking on stilts, tug of war, a battle on pillows; painting an improvised cardboard town and taking it and many more fun games and entertainments.
Museum of Moscow, February 21-22, 12:00 - 18:00
Reviving Russian holiday traditions, Gorky Park gathers the largest pancake fair in the city, which will stretch across the Pushkin embankment. Guests of the Park will enjoy a two-day music festival (non-folklore groups from all over the world will awaken the spring in nature and in the hearts of the holiday guests), the widest range of pancakes, unexpected booth performances from the most interesting theater workshop in Moscow, master classes for children and adults and climax burning stuffed.
Gorky Park, February 21 and 22 - Pancake Fair. Pancake week burning - February 22 at 20:30
Shrovetide in Nizhny Novgorod is celebrated cheerfully, fervently and on a grand scale. Every year the number of venues at which festivities are organized is increasing. At one of them - in the Nizhny Novgorod State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve (branch of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin) - a folklore and ethnographic holiday "Pancake Weekend" at the Zachat tower of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin. The guests of the festival will find a fair of craftsmen, a lottery, a pancake fair and field kitchen. The best folklore groups of the city will present the ancient ceremony of the Maslenitsa meeting, in which everyone can take part. And also: folk games and performances of the Parsley Puppet Theater, attractions for the brave - walking on stilts, archery, Pancake week. Men are invited to traditional men's competitions - “wall to wall” and taking a snow fortress from the “School of Russian military tradition”. The program will end with an unforgettable fire show.
Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin, February 21 from 14:00
In Yekaterinburg, mass Maslenitsa festivities will be held in TsPKiO them. Mayakovsky. The festive program will be held simultaneously at several sites in the park. Seeing the winter, according to tradition, will be accompanied by pancakes, ceremonies, competitions, festivities, songs, dances, round dances and fun contests with prizes. There will be the main Pancake week fun - a vertical pillar. On the central stage in the afternoon there will be a concert program "Oh, this Shrovetide!" At 16:00 one of the most striking actions will take place under the drum rhythms - burning a ritual stuffed winter, and then until 18 o’clock you can have fun at the incendiary “Snow Disco”.
CPKiO them. Mayakovsky, February 22 from 11:00 to 18:00
From February 16 to February 20, the festive week "Madame Honest Pancake Week" will be held at the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan. During the week, visitors to the museum will be able to learn how the holiday was celebrated in the old days, get acquainted with the history of Shrovetide. Fairy-tale characters will tell the guests of the museum about the meaning of each day of the holiday week and will introduce them to the customs and rituals associated with these days. Young participants of the event will plunge into the richest world of folk games and fun. At the end of the holiday, everyone will be able to make a memorable gift - a symbol of imminent spring.
And on February 21 there will be festivities in the Cloth Hall - on the territory of the Ice Town near the Ekiyat Puppet Theater. The program includes: folklore songs and dances, burning of the Shrovetide Pancake week, a competition of ditties, games, skiing from the mountains and horses, a fair of handicrafts. Also at the festival, you can treat yourself to pancakes. Several sites will work on the territory of the Ice Town: children’s, dance, games, ice slides.
National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan - from February 16 to February 20
"Shrovetide in Cloth Hall" - February 21 (from 12:00 to 15:00)
In the architectural and ethnographic museum "Semenkovo" honor history, so the celebration of Maslenitsa will be held in compliance with all folk traditions: winter fun, ceremonial games.
In the park to them. Grandma’s days during Shrovetide and pancakes will be hot, and fragrant tea from a pot-bellied samovar, and ice slides, fist fights, and mummers in fancy dresses. Have fun people!
On the territory of the Museum of Wooden Architecture - round dances, dances, games, contests, fights well done. Performance by buffoons and folklore groups.