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2018.02.26

Shrove Tuesday Celebration

AISV had its favorite traditional Shrove Tuesday "Užgavėnės" celebration on Tuesday. It's a Lithuanian folk celebration to rejoice end of winter. Užgavėnės, a time for merry-making, is celebrated with games, dancing and songs. All the students enjoyed pancakes at school and were making masks to scare winter away. In the afternoon they came out to the upper playground for tag-war and watched the struggle between winter and spring, wrestling between Lašininis (Fat Person, who symbolizes meat eating and overeating) and Kanapinis (Slim Person who symbolizes fasting), and finally, burning Morė, the symbol of winter.