Pancake week is one of the favorite and merry holidays, combining pagan and Orthodox traditions. This is the farewell to the winter, and preparation for the Great Fast. In Novosibirsk there will be folk festivals, games and competitions, roller coaster rides, performances of folklore groups, as well as hot pancakes and tea in different parts of the city in the open air. The program of the Shrovetide in Novosibirsk can be seen here.
post-title Today the Shrovetide week begins