The week of March 8th through March 14th is known as Maslenitsa week, or butter week (Shrovetide) in several Eastern Slavic countries. KCK Public Library and the Russian House of Kansas City celebrated this Spring Festival on March 14th via Zoom.

It was interesting to learn about one of the brightest, funniest and most entertaining Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian folk festivals as well as traditions and rituals of each day of the holiday butter week.

Here is the video recording of the program: