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In Moscow, Pancake Day will be celebrated with the clowns

February 27 2006

Moscow in the coming Pancake is going to walk in a big way.

The central event will unfold on Vasilevsky descent Red Square, where a week-funny clowns poteshniki will meet here metropolitan audience and numerous guests Moscow, together with them to sing songs, dances and led oleaginous treat their holiday foods - pancakes.

Since talks about the upcoming festival chief director of Moscow's Sergei Comyn Pancake: "This holiday social and family. In the name of each day, week-long celebration of the Carnival there is a family. For example, Teschin Vecherki "," Zolovkiny gatherings. Blin - a kind of pass to the house to someone for a long time not seen, and found not entitled to refuse. Smile cause interesting historical facts. Foreign diplomatic commission traveled from Moscow on Shrove Tuesday, feared for their health,. could come home by anyone, and walked "powerful." The Governor-General of Moscow in the 18 th century, wrote: "To what insolent guards. Give the honor to lay. "

Shrove Tuesday has already entered the calendar's most prominent festivals in the world, such as the Venetian Festival, Brazilian carnival and Munich oktoberfet. Moscow festival gathers a great number of foreign tourists who are willing to come to Russia in these winter days and included in the festivities, reports the Voice of Russia.

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