Maslenitsa

posted 1 Mar 2017, 19:58 by Russian Teacher 2
 Maslenitsa (Russian: Ма́сленица) is a Russian religious and folk holiday. It is celebrated during the last week before Great Lent - that is, the seventh week before Pascha (Easter). The most characteristic food of Maslenitsa is bliny (Russian pancakes), popularly taken to symbolize the sun. We found out some interesting facts about Maslenitsa, watched presentation, made our paper sun comparing it's shape and colours with bliny.
Can you answer to our Big Question: "What is Maslenitsa?"
  
  

 
  

 

 






        



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