Maslenitsa (Slavic pancake festival)

Maslenitsa Slavic Pancake  Week in the lead-up to the orthodox lent. A great culture event one to pen down in your diary

The Russian Ethnic Representative Council and Melbourne’s Serbian and Slavic Communities invite you to celebrate Maslenitsa.  

This year you will see unprecedented scale of festivals activities.  

On a holiday you expect performances of dance, vocal, and circus groups, children’s theater, art exhibition, souvenir fair. You will be able to take part in a master class on creating Russian folk toys, enjoy Russian and Serbian cuisine, take part in the traditional Carnival games. And also a lot of fun activities prepared for the guests of our holiday.

Maslenitsa (Slavic pancake festival) will be held at Federation Square on March 2nd from 10:00 to 20:00, the official opening will be held at 12 noon. 

See you at the celebration of Carnival 2nd March at Federation Square.