On 12 March, the Voronezh State University celebrated the Maslenitsa festival.
The celebration started with a performance by the folk music group “Terem”. Students and the rector of the university, Dmitry Endovitsky, joined in a traditional ring dance.
The highlight of the programme was putting Lady Maslenitsa, the symbol of the festival, to the flames. After that, the students joined in the games in the yard.
The festival ended with pancakes, the traditional festival treat.