On March 10, the festival “Farewell Maslenitsa” was celebrated at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Chennai.
Families of compatriots, members of clubs and associations at the RCSC, alumni of Soviet and Russian universities, students of Russian language and expatriates gathered to celebrate the Maslenitsa festival.
The last day of Pancake Week was celebrated widely and cheerfully in Russian-Style. A big entertaining program for children and adults was organized at the RCSC. The guests participated in the circle dance (Khorovod), played traditional games, jumped in sacks, pulled the rope in-game “Tug-of-war”, and of course, sang and danced.
The ceremony ended with the burning of the traditional effigy of Maslenitsa.
All guests of the event tasted traditional Russian pancakes.
Everyone had fun and good mood at this festival.