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The pagan solstice celebrations (Ivan Kupala night) are typical not only for Russia, but many Eastern European countries. The dates vary, but the not usually astronomically correct. In Russia it takes place on the night between 23 and 24 of June. Girls send the wreaths with candles floating down the river - if the wreath floats, you'll marry your lover; if it sinks - well... ;)

On July 7 in the Christian calendar (in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, and Belarus);Originally the summer solstice

Kupala Night in Russia  Every year Russia celebrates the oldest Slavic holiday, the Kupala Night. This celebration has its roots in paganism and relates to the summer solstice. On June 23-24, the Kaluga region once again revived the ancient pagan rituals of their Slavic ancestors, dancing in circles, singing special ritual songs, cooking traditional meals, jumping over bonfires and floating wreaths of flowers on the water.

Kupala Night (July - Every year Russia celebrates the oldest Slavic holiday, the Kupala Night. This celebration has its roots in paganism and relates to the summer solstice.