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  • Pagan Maslenitsa tradition in Eastern Slavic countries

    Maslenitsa (Russian: Ма́сленица, Ukrainian: Масниця, Belarusian: Масьленіца, Maślenica, also known as Butter Week, Crepe week, or Cheesefare Week), is an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday. It is celebrated during the last week before Great Lent—that is, the eighth week […] More

  • Slovene National Holidays

    For the start, in Slovenia, the state and church are separated by law, so religious holidays can not be national holidays, but since the majority of Slovenes was and still is Roman Catholic, the state provides day offs for the […] More