From 24th February to 1th March this year Ukrainians have a Pancake week (Maslenitsa) - a traditional Slavic holiday, celebrated during a week before the Great Lent.
📌 Here are a few events that are worth visiting in Ukraine at this time.
Maslenitsa will be most colorful celebrated in Pirogovo and at VDNH.
Maslenitsa will be held at the National Exhibition Center VDNKh from 29.02. to 01.03. Guests will be treated to pancakes at a street food court, there will be traditional themed games and competitions, a gala concert and a collective burning of a scarecrow of winter.
Guests of the music festival in 2020 will be:
February 29 - Arthur Bosso, GROSU, Oleg Kenzov and Olya Tsibulskaya.
March 1 - Gaitana, Pavel Zibrov, groups AVIATOR and TIK.
National Museum of Folk Architecture and Life "Pirogovo"
A variety of folk fun awaits visitors to the museum's Singing Field: log competitions, horse riding, tug of war, “whipping the Winter”.
Сelebrate Maslenitsa you can choose the following places: Freedom Square, Gorky Park, Skovorodinovka.
Freedom Square will begin to celebrate Shrovetide from February 28. A fair will be opened on Freedom Square in honor of the holiday.
There will be events to Maslenitsa. A fair is planned in the park, there will be many points with pancakes and other treats, and there will also be contests with valuable prizes for the most active.
The plans of the holiday: fair, contests, traditional round dances, concert. Well, the culmination of the holiday is the burning of a scarecrow of winter.
The main celebration of Maslenitsa in Odessa will take place on February 28-29 and March 1 at “Shell” in Odessa Central Park. T, G. Shevchenko. An entertainment program, games, rallies, and a concert will be presented for Odessa residents and visitors.
We hope these tips will help you feel the Maslenitsa holiday in Ukraine. Leader Education congratulate you with the arrival of spring!