Ukrainian traditional festival Pancake Week 2013
On 16 March 2013 at 12:00 at the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of the Middle Dnieper in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi held traditional festival Pancake Week 2013.
Pancake Week 2013 - an ancient Christian festival, the ritual conductors winter and spring meeting. Spring - is above all the awakening of the Earth, the beginning of a new life and a kind of awakening sun that with the arrival of spring begins to shine brightly, extending days.
As a symbol of sun during Pancake Week baked pancakes that are the main and essential attribute holidays. It is believed that eating round, ruddy, hot pancake, this is like a sun, a person eats and part of suns heat and power.
In National Historical and Ethnographic Reserve Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi best folklore and ethnographic groups of Ukraine have prepared for all guests a fun and interesting program.
Leading the godfather and godmother will tell how our ancestors celebrated Pancake Week. You can see and to participate custom pull pad which consisted in the fact that boys and girls who were not married in the last year have symbolic punishment - they are tied together and were demanded the redemption.
Also you will find incendiary performances of folklore and ethnographic groups whose enthusiasm make you feel real atmosphere of Ukrainian traditional festival.
You will find fun games, entertainment and contests. And the quickest will win a valuable gift on wooden pillar height of 8 meters.
At the festival you can buy products of arts and crafts, souvenirs, listen to folk artists, take part in workshops on blacksmithing, dolls reeled, making shoes, grass toys, amulets.
And the best hostess prepared for you main course feast - dumplings, pancakes, hot tea and stewed fruit which you can buy and enjoy!
We invite everyone in a good mood for holiday Pancake Week to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of the Middle Dnieper in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi in Ukraine. There will be an unforgettable experience!
The organizers of Pancake Week 2013
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of the Middle Dnieper
Street: Litopisna Str., 2
Work hours: 10:00 - 17:00
Phone: +380 4567 528-55, +380 4567 553-28, +380 4567 556-26Venue
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of the Middle DnieperDirections
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