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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 1 (139), 65–69

UDK 398.3 (477.85)

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.01.065

Received 5.12.2017

EASTER CEREMONIES AT BUKOVYNA

Kozholianko Olexandr, Doctor of Sciences in History,

associate professor of Prykarpattia national university of V. Stefanyk

Shevchenka street, 57, 76018, city of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Contacts: e-mail: inst@pu.if.ua

Abstract. Easter rites, games, songs, dancing of youth during Easter days, dances «Verbova doshchechka», «Kamenets», games with eggs «Chokanniia», performances of songs «Mak», «Proso», «Ohirochky», the use of Easter swings for fun, etc., are discribed. Among the Easter fun of the youth was also a Monday watering girls with boys.

 Keywords: games, songs, spring, nature, dance, Easter rites, Easter.

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