Malanka

Malanka — traditional ceremony with hand-made masks and costumes. Ages ago this dressing up had an important religious-magic functions, but as time goes by this custom transformed in a joyous entertainment, masquerade.

Here is some photos of Malanka costumes and masks in Kosiv.

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  • Bright mask, grandmother’s shawl and mother’s pomade — Malanka is ready!

    Bright mask, grandmother’s shawl and mother’s pomade — Malanka is ready!

  • Master— open up! Malanka is coming!

    Master— open up! Malanka is coming!

  • Malanka — it’s always fun for children!

    Malanka — it’s always fun for children!

  • Well, hard to say who is a boy and who is a girl…

    Well, hard to say who is a boy and who is a girl…

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