In the afternoon of January the 13th, the Transnistrian village of Babyn in…
Bayraky: intangible Horses in ribbons
Absolutely unique winter rites have been preserved in the two neighboring villages…
Malanka with Horses and a doll
Маланки села Бурдюг
The cheerful, big Malanka in Buzovytsia became a revelation for me on January…
The influence of the city on rural traditions on the example of Chahor
Bright Horses in Christmas tinsel
Once a magnificent ritual, filmed by Ivan Mykolaychuk, degenerated into racketeers…
A neighbor of Krasnoilsk with straw bears and traditional goats.
Dynivtsi: night dances on January the 13th.
Костичани: неймовірні калушарі на межі зникнення
Twice a winter, Malanka can be seen in the village of Koteleve. The costumes…
The biggest, most emotional malanca of Ukraine takes place every January 13-14…
Malanka is my favorite winter holiday since 2006.
I try to visit as many malankas as possible every year - and show their wild energy to anyone interested in this theme.
- Iryna Pustynnikova
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