Ceremonial event “Gukanne viasny”


30.03.2019 - 30.03.2019


The ceremonial event “Gukanne viasny” is an artistic reconstruction of the holiday based on ethnographic information, in order to show the traditions that are inherent in the Belarusian regions.

"Gukanne Viasny" is a holiday associated with the awakening of nature and the inviting of spring. The well-being of the peasant largely depended on the meeting of spring, so the holiday was celebrated solemnly, merrily and noisy.

There are many ritual activities associated with “gukanne viasny”, which were accompanied by calls, spring songs, which contributed to the early arrival of spring. Visitors of the event will be able to get acquainted with the tradition of inviting spring, participate in the reconstruction of spring rituals characteristic of Central Belarus and the Dnieper region, participate in a master class on Belarusian dances and games, listen to traditional spring songs from folklore groups.

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