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Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa is a traditional Russian festival for welcoming spring and the start of the Orthodox Lent season. Maslenitsa is also known as Butter Week (“maslo” is the Russian word for butter). Lots and lots of blini, thin Russian pancakes, are eaten during this week. Drenched in butter and filled with a choice of different ingredients. Try sweet…

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Chinese New Year Information & Activities

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is a traditional and important holiday celebrated in communities around the globe. People travel long distances to reunite with family and participate in traditions that occur before, during, and after the New Year. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we…

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