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Celebrating Malanka In Ukraine

Posted on January 23, 2012 by


Malanka is a Ukrainian and Belarusian folk holiday celebrated on January 13, which is New Year's Eve in accordance with the Julian calendar. On this day, people traditionally go from house to house playing pranks or acting out a small play, dressed as bears and Gipsies, with a bachelor dressed in women's clothing leading the troop.


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2 Responses to “Celebrating Malanka In Ukraine”

  1. geoff says:

    Wow its all happening there.

    The last picture has the dentists friend in it, opening a bottle with his teeth.

  2. Catalin says:

    U may notice the RED YELLOW BLU ribbons which compose the national flag of Romania. So yeah they are very ukrainians or whatever…
    Do not forget this:sangele apa nu se face (the blood never turns to water)

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