Pancake Day celebrations

Updated On Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST
1 / 10
A woman prepares pancakes during celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

A woman prepares pancakes during celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo)

2 / 10
A stuffed character representing Winter is seen during the celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), an Orthodox Christian symbolic farewell ceremony to winter, in St. Petersburg. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

A stuffed character representing Winter is seen during the celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), an Orthodox Christian symbolic farewell ceremony to winter, in St. Petersburg. (AFP photo)

3 / 10
Young men fight with hay stuffed bags during festivities to mark Maslenitsa celebrations, or Shrovetide, in the village of Ozertso, in outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. (AP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

Young men fight with hay stuffed bags during festivities to mark Maslenitsa celebrations, or Shrovetide, in the village of Ozertso, in outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. (AP photo)

4 / 10
People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo)

5 / 10
People storm a snow fortress close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow, in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

People storm a snow fortress close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow, in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter. (AFP photo)

6 / 10
People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo)

7 / 10
People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

People take part in celebration of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide), a farewell ceremony to winter close to village of Khlyupino about 60 km from Moscow. (AFP photo)

8 / 10
A woman, wearing a costume, holds plate of pancakes to mark the end of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide) in the Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

A woman, wearing a costume, holds plate of pancakes to mark the end of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide) in the Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek. (AFP photo)

9 / 10
Women play with their dogs during celebrations of Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, outside the village of Khlyupino, some 50 km (31 miles) west of Moscow, Russia. (AP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

Women play with their dogs during celebrations of Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, outside the village of Khlyupino, some 50 km (31 miles) west of Moscow, Russia. (AP photo)

10 / 10
A young woman takes part in a comic contest during Maslenitsa celebrations, or Shrovetide, to say farewell to winter in the village of Ozertso, in outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. (AP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 23, 2015 10:50 PM IST

A young woman takes part in a comic contest during Maslenitsa celebrations, or Shrovetide, to say farewell to winter in the village of Ozertso, in outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. (AP photo)

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, October 01, 2022
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals