Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Where to Celebrate Maslenitsa (Pancake Week) In Moscow
February 28, 2013 22:53


The large pedestrian zone from Tverskaya Square to Kuznetskiy Most will be the main venue of Maslenitsa. All parks of the city will also be involved in the Maslenitsa festivities. The guests of the holiday will be able to visit workshops, fairs and traditional Maslenitsa entertainment.

The authorities of the Russian capital already started to develop the concept of the Maslenitsa celebration and the integrated design of the streets of the city. This year the organizers propose to make the effigy of Maslenitsa of ice as one of the ways to surprise the residents of the city and its guests. The effigy will be burnt from inside, and it is expected to slowly melt. Each street within the zone will have its thematic style, for example, Kamergersky lane will turn into a "kitchen" and feed the guests, Lavrushinsky lane will put emphasis on children`s entertainment, on the Kuznetskiy Most sports games and popular entertainment will take place.

As for the parks, the festivals and pancake stalls will be accompanied by the music of the groups "Ivan Kupala" and "Vopl Vdoplyasova" in the Gorky Park. Ceremonial games and fun, the fair of folk crafts, competitions in baking of pancakes, the demonstration of blacksmith art will be held in the Sokolniki Park at the weekend. The visitors will be able to see folk entertainment, contests for children, interactive family programs in Izmailovo Park, Krasnaya Presnya Park, other city parks and in the Hermitage Garden. The effigy of Maslenitsa will be burnt in all parks on Sunday evening.

Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Maslenitsa Russian Traditions Moscow Parks   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Art Perspectives, 2013 Space Station "Solaris" in Moscow One Hundred Works And One Hundred Notebooks Of Alexander Benois SahArt and Graffiti Aid Russian Ballet in Brisbane: in Pursuit of the Ideal

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Exhibitions in Moscow  Lipetsk   Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow  Russian science  South Stream  Gourmet Tours  Film Festivals  St. Petersburg  Russian airlines  World Combat Games   Russian Cinema  Russian Theater  Russian Communist Party  Severodvinsk  Fairs in Moscow  Russian tourism  Australia  Maison SAS   Queen  Marfino  Vladivostok  VTB  Andrey Baranov  Leningrad Center  Russian economy  Chukotka  Charity  Ostankino   Karachay-Cherkessia  Russian business  championship  Tretyakov Gallery  Sergei Diaghilev  Olympic Games 2012  Merchant Houses  education in Russia  Slayer  Domodedovo  Russian aviation  Architecture Monuments  Un-Convention Hub  Architecture of St. Petersburg  Kislovodsk  Russian Internet  Valery Gergiev  Tyumen plane crush  Russian scientist  Russian scientists  Alania Vladikavkaz 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites