Asa part of the project on social adaptation of Indian students studying at UlSU, Ulyanovsk UNESCO City of Literature organized an event for the students to get acquainted with the Maslenitsa celebration traditions. On February 19, a Maslenitsa rite was held for the guests atthe Museum-estate of Urban Life.
Thisholiday was celebrated with fun games and round dances. The students were treated to hot homemade pancakes and tea from pot-bellied samovars! After that, the participants of the event said goodbye to winter by a traditional symbolic burning of an effigy of Maslenitsa. The students enjoyed the event, they had a fun time.