Maslenitsa, Russian Pancake Week
February 17, 2018
at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Maslenitsa marks a holiday celebrated during the last week before the Lent. It is accompanied by dancing and merrymaking, hearty meals and having fun in the snow.
At the museum you can acquaint yourself with the Shrovetide customs of different nationalities, play funny games and take part in trials of strength. The winter is sent away by burning a ritual straw doll “chuchela” in the bonfire. Don’t miss the blinis and samovar tea.
At the older part of the Seto farm
Making Shrovetide dolls.
Baking oven pancakes.
At the newer part of the Seto farm
Preparing Shrovetide dishes
At the barn of the Seto farm
Introducing Shrovetide customs of the different minorities living in Estonia: songs, dances, music etc.
On the village green
Trials of strength and folk games.
Competitions of skiing and sledging.
Baking blinis and boiling tea in a samovar.
Introducing Shrovetide customs of the different minorities living in Estonia.
Kolu Inn offers delicious dishes and hot drinks.
On the village green at 2 p.m.
The winter is sent away by burning a ritual straw doll “chuchela” in the bonfire.
At the Peipus-Russian dwelling
Preparing Shrovetide dishes.
Introducing Shrovetide customs of the Russian Old Believers.