The “One Day of Village Life” cycle

“Vorobeiko” children playing program

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
"I work, I work, I am not afraid of work. If the left side will be tired, I will turn on the right"...

“The butter doesn’t make itself”

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
A good manager lives in our village. He has a separator, his best help in his future business. He has a dream to start a dairy, and a big one at that, to bring in milk from the entire vicinity and make cream and butter of it. So, he has bought a new cow…

"Wedding feast"

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
Do you want to perform a wedding? We wait for you! Let the young prince with the princess will be unseparable, as the Red Sun and White Month …

"Bride Purchasing"

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
The bride is waiting for her groom. She pranks herself out in her best attire. And the festive train arrives ledding by druzhka (groom's best friens). The groom is very handsome! But our bride is very beautiful too that's why we don't give her without silver!

"Be Agapievna’s Guest"

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
The good and hospitable hostess Agapievna is glad to see you at any time. She will meet you in the house, in the warm, generously heated izba. She will tell you about peasant's life, will share pleasures, make delicious treats...

“The fall helpers”

Carrying out time: 
September-October
The early 20th century... The World War I is on. All men are off at the front. Please come to help in the fall!

“A send-off to recruits”

Carrying out time: 
October-November, 17-23 of February
The time has come to send off a country boy Stepan to the long soldering. Please come and help to prepare and send him off, so that he would come back safe and sound.

“Countryside cares”

Carrying out time: 
May-September
The countryside life is full of small and major jobs. You have to work in the fields, and the cattle in the yard need to be taken care of. And there are so many things to do in the household that there never are enough hands to fix everything.

"House-warming"

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
If you decided to move to a new house, please remember, that it is vital to follow rules and traditions. You cannot do this without a rooster and a cat, and other subtleties…

“Family. Hunting”

Carrying out time: 
Round the year
You will meet with the lady of a big house. You might very well see the hunter at home as well. He is quite a private man, with unsociable temper, short spoken. But if you get on the right side, he would share his secrets and tell you hunter’s stories.
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