|This fair is one of the most colorfull and interesting winter faires which features folk traditions of Maslyana celebrations.
Maslyana (Shrovetide) has its roots in pagan pre-Christian's times. In Christian tradition it became part of pre - Lenten festivaties. It is celebrated during last week of the winter. The main dish is the hot round pancace symbolizing the Sun. Everyone is happy that the winter is leaving. At the ExpoCentre there will be a lot of events such as perfomances, games for kids and adults, the competition about visitors' likes "The best gift from a craftsmen". You won't be bored if you also take part in "the Town of Craftsmen" event where masterclasses will be delivered by Ukrainian craftsmen. The motto of the fair is "Reviving folk traditions!"
Come to visit on empty stomach to eat a lot of pancakes. The popular belief reads - the more you taste the better will be the spring. If you come on Sunday don't forget to forgive your relatives and friends since it's Forgivenes Sunday.
Kyiv, 1 Hlushkova av.