On 20th February, students and teachers of Voronezh State University said goodbye to winter and celebrated Maslenitsa festival.
The celebration started in a University building, then, following tradition it moved to the central entrance of the Main Building of Voronezh State University. Songs performed by the folk music group Terem touched the hearts of the audience.
Everyone had a chance to take part in circle dances and traditional competitions. VSU foreign students could not stand back. The festival concluded traditionally with Lady Maslenitsa put to the flames of a bonfire and a treat of bliny (pancakes).