Maslenitsa tour in Siberia!

Learn Russian language while celebrating a traditional “Maslenitsa” (Shrovetide) festival from 12th till 18th February 2018 in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.

Throughout seven days during Maslenitsa week Russians have fun, visit their friends and relatives, cook and eat “bliny” (traditional Russian pancakes), many of them with different delicious fillings. 

Every single day of this week has a special meaning and there are some must-do activities during this week which you need to do if you are a real «русский» (Russian).

Must-do Maslenitsa activities include:

The schedule of Maslenitsa week tour includes:


Walking along the city centre, discovering the secrets of Krasnoyarsk streets, tasting “bliny” in a special Siberian food cafe


“Maslenitsa week in Russia” – exploring Russian culture and historical exhibition at school


This day is called «тёщин день» (Mother'-in-law’s day). And we are going to visit Yudin’s park where we will have discussions about Siberian culture and dance night


At school we will watch a movie «Сибирский цирюльник» (“Siberian barber”) by Sergey Mikhalkov where there are many episodes of celebrating Maslenitsa. 


Friday is usually called Son-in-law’s day. And we will learn how to cook “bliny” followed by a tea-party at school.


Saturday is a Daughter-in-law’s party. And we are going to have dog-sleigh rides.


This day is Forgiveness Sunday.

And we will go on a trip to a traditional Siberian village Sikhobuzimo. There we will have fun  watching the Cossacks’ battles, taking part in a funfair and burning wooden Maslenitsa doll.



Alrick Dupuis

J'ai passé un super séjour en Russie où j'ai pu suivre des cours intensifs de Russie auprès d'une équipe pédagogique de qualité tout en profitant d'un cadre de vie de qualité en étant logé chez l'habitant dans l'inoubliable ville de Krasnoyarsk!

Alrick Dupuis


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