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Women Sing Dance Around Campfire mermaids Rusalle Festival

Women Sing Dance Around Campfire mermaids Rusalle Festival
Women Sing Dance Around Campfire mermaids Rusalle Festival

KOMMUNA (Belarus): Women take part in the Rusalle festival (the holiday of mermaids) in this village on Sunday. The festival is an ancient tradition originating from pagan times in which women sing and dance around a campfire and choose a leader of the mermaids, in a belief that the leader will protect the harvest.

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