Seto and Peipus-Russian Christmas Celebration

  • Adult fee 8 €

    Discount fee 6 €

    Family fee 16 €

January 5, 2019

at 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Majority of the Slavs and Orthodox Setos celebrate Christmas according to the Old (Julian) Calendar on January 6 and 7. The whole Christmas season – svjatki – lasts until January 19, the Epiphany. During this time people don’t work but rejoice at the birth of the Christ and go announcing this important event to their neighbours as well. Come and join us for the celebrations.

 

The new part of Seto farm

Preparing Christmas dishes traditional to the Setos.

Greeting the Christmas carol singers.

Greeting the Christmas trick-or-treaters.

 

The old part of Seto farm

Making Slavic Christmas dolls.

Fortune-telling for the new year.

Greeting the Christmas carol singers.

Greeting the Christmas trick-or-treaters.

 

The barn of Seto farm

At 12 p.m.

The Christmas carol singers and trick-or-treaters make their preparations.

At 1 p.m.

Russian winter and Christmas songs concert – duet "Obereg“ by Saša Beresta and Konstantin Sedov

At 2 p.m.

The Christmas carol singers are visiting nearby farmhouses.

 

The village green

Merry winter outdoor games and trials of strength.

Try a hot cup of tea boiled in a samovar with a piece of boiled sugar.

Kolu Inn is offering holiday dishes.

 

Peipus-Russian dwelling

Preparing Christmas dishes traditional to the Old Believers.

Greeting the Christmas carol singers.

Making candles from bees-wax.  

Greeting the Christmas trick-or-treaters.