It stretched all along Yalta Embankment. Pancake Fair was the main theme of this weekend and it was also serve as a scenery for the performances, contests and games.
Maslenitsa is a traditional Slavic festival celebrated during the week before Fast. It marks the boundary of the winter and spring. Although the festival has absorbed a lot of Christian traditions, it still retains some pagan customs. The main heroine of the festival is the straw effigy of Lady Maslenitsa. Throughout the week all kinds of contests, strength competitions and performances take place around Lady Maslenitsa.