Slavic Celebration in Karsiyaka !
Maslenitsa, which is the feast of ‘saying hello’ by Slavic communities, is celebrated with enthusiasm in Karsiyaka. The event that is organized by Soljenitsin Russian Language and Culture Association, is realized at Gondol Cafe with the hosting of Kent A.S., being the institution of Karsiyaka Municipality.
Traditional feast celebration, during when Russians living in Izmir come together, caused big enthusiasm. Participants sang songs being unique to their cultures and they exhibited local dance shows. Children of Turkish-Russian families added color to the event with their dances. Crepes, representing the sun, are offered to the guests.