On a central square of the Slovenian capital passed the XI International festival "Maslenitsa in Ljubljana" which was visited by more than four thousand audience.
of Everything who came this day to one of main squares of the Slovenian capital, except the cultural program were expected by rich Pancake week fair, and also traditional dishes of Russian cuisine.
of Organizers and guests of a holiday were welcomed the mayor of the Slovenian capital Zoran Yankovich, the Ambassador by Russian Federation to Slovenia Zavgaev D. G., the chairman of the Society "Slovenia-Russia" Sasha Ivan Gerzhina and the director of the Russian center of science and culture Metelev Yu. A..
Organizers of the Festival the Russian center of science and culture in Ljubljana, the Society "Slovenia — Russia", Ljubljana school of additional education "Cheerful children" acted with support of Municipality of the city of Ljubljana and Embassy Russian Federation to Slovenia.
the Cultural program of a festival which was submitted by groups of compatriots from Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, decorated the guest from Russian Federation, the honored worker Moscow region, the winner of the international festivals and competitions Lazutkina Helena, and also the opera singer, the winner of the international competitions Igritskaya Marina.
the Bright note to the Festival were added by young participants of children's dancing and song collectives. Free master classes on production of colourful straw dolls and paper flowers became useful entertainment for children and adults.
this year the Russian Maslenitsa coincided with a Slovenian spring carnival therefore the holiday turned out brighter and zapominayushchimsya.