Last sheaf. Russia. Photos of the early 20th century.Dozhinki (Polish: Dożynki, Russian: Обжинки ‘Obzhinki’; Belarusian: Прачыстая ‘Prachystaya’; Czech: Dožínky; Dormition) - folk festival connected with the thanksgiving for the harvest and field work completion. In pre-Christian times it was Slavic ethnic festival, celebrated during the autumnal equinox (September 23). Nowadays, Dozhinki are celebrated in September or August (depending on the country), after the harvest. Members of Slavic pagan religious groups celebrate it during the autumnal equinox (or nearest days).(source of the picture: x)

Last sheaf. Russia. Photos of the early 20th century.

Dozhinki (Polish: Dożynki, Russian: Обжинки ‘Obzhinki’; Belarusian: Прачыстая ‘Prachystaya’; Czech: Dožínky; Dormition) - folk festival connected with the thanksgiving for the harvest and field work completion. In pre-Christian times it was Slavic ethnic festival, celebrated during the autumnal equinox (September 23). Nowadays, Dozhinki are celebrated in September or August (depending on the country), after the harvest. Members of Slavic pagan religious groups celebrate it during the autumnal equinox (or nearest days).

(source of the picture: x)

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