Many cultures considered fist fighting to be a spectacular and popular sport. Traditions of hand-to-hand fighting appeared in Russia long time ago. At that time already, the Slavs proved themselves as strong and brave warriors who were trained in the military art since their childhood.
Golden domes sparkling in the sun, sounds of bells ringing floating in the air… This is what makes a soul of a Russian Orthodox person thrill in majestic awe. Today we are going to tell you about the highest bell towers in Russia.
There was no such izba in Russia, which did not have a Russian stove. Russian stove is a unique object in the East Slavic culture and the most vivid symbol of Russian spirit. It was an irreplaceable helper in everyday life
Russian izba is part of Russian culture. Its unique architecture reflects the loyalty to ancient traditions in dwelling construction, but its characteristic feature is its durability and unique construction. Organization and interior of izba had been created for many years.
We are beginning a series of informative articles about the most beautiful traditional crfarts in Russia. In this article, we’ll tell you about the origins of Gzhel and origins of the name of the craft. Gzhel is a famous traditional Russian craft of production of porcelain and pottery items and painting them with cobalt.
Today we’ll continue talking about the most beautiful folk arts in Russia, and in this article, we would like to tell you about Khokhloma. Khokhloma is an old Russian folk handicraft which is a decorative painting over a gold background of wooden tableware, furniture, and other objects.
Every person who lives in Russia most likely knows such a delicacy as Tula pryanik and tasted it at least once in their life. Pryanik is made in many cities of Russia, but only Tula pryanik is widely popular. In this article, we’ll tell about the history of Tula pryanik, and find out why it […]
Vologda lace is a unique type of decoration in the Russian folk art that impresses with the richness and variety of its lines, ornaments, and patterns. In this article, we’re going to tell you about the special features of Vologda lace, as well as about its origins.