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There are 8 item(s) tagged with the keyword "folklore".

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1. Lessons From the Russian Village

Life in a remote Siberian village can teach you a lot about adaptability, nature, food, and, most importantly, folklore. 

Tags: Siberia, Irkutsk, stove, domovoi, folklore, cows, dairy, vodka, food, village
2. Baba Yaga's Birthday Bash

How does Baba Yaga celebrate her special day? Head to Yekaterinberg to find out.

Tags: celebrations, folktales, folklore, birthday, Yekaterinburg, baba yaga
3. My First Ivan Kupala

Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic celebration of the summer solstice, with many pagan and deeply symbolic rituals. How are these ancient customs celebrated and recreated today in modern Russia? 

Tags: culture, maslenitsa, summer, traditions, folklore, fire, dance, village life, village, celebrations, spirituality, paganism
4. Don't Cross the Domovoy

The creaks of a home can startle the most grounded adult. What kind of mischief might this mean, what kind of creatures lurk unseen?

Tags: paganism, folklore, domovoi
5. Baba Yaga: Russian Folktales' Classic Witch

Slavic folklore sports a spooky old crone that just might give you a costume idea this Halloween.

Tags: Halloween, history, art, folktales, folklore
6. Folklore Far Afield

Life and folklore in the remote Russian Far North

Tags: North, village life, village, folklore, folkart
7. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
8. Book Picks - Folklore

Editor's choice of books about Russian folklore and folktales.

Tags: books, folklore, russia
By Linda DeLaine

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