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A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite

A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
21 Jan 2017

A merry folk rite Pulling the Kalyada Up the Oak-Tree took place in the village of Noviny, Berezina District on 21 January. The Belarusians believed that the ritual heralds a good harvest, luck and happiness for the entire next year. The ritual has been inscribed into the State Historical and Cultural Legacy List.

Photo: Oksana Manchuk

A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
A Pull the Kolyada Up the Oak rite
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