Kupalle (Midsummer) Celebration in London on Saturday 23 June 2012

The Anglo-Belarusian Society is inviting members and friends to the traditional Kupalle (Midsummer) celebration on Saturday 23 June 2012 at 3pm – 10pm in the garden of 39 Holden Road, London N12 8HS.


  • Making flower crowns, the witch and decorating the wheel (we shall expect helpers to arrive with or without flowers at 2pm)
  • Photo-archive ‘Kupalle in Finchley’
  • Belarusian raffle

    (please let us have your donations of Belarusian produce at least 30min before the event)

  • Games, songs (download songs) and dancing
  • Kupalinka &


  • Fern-flower (Paparać-kvietka) hunt (children)
  • Jumping over the fire
  • Flower crowns at the Dollis Brook

The Anglo-Belarusian Society takes all efforts to ensure that this will once again be a celebration in the true Belarusian ethnographical tradition. Please assist us if possible by bringing along flower-crowns and wearing Belarusian costumes. The use of the Belarusian language will be encouraged!

All gifts of cold food, both home-made and bought, will be welcome. Please note that there will NOT be a barbeque this year.

Offerings of wine, beer and soft drinks will also be gratefully received, but – please – NO SPIRITS. There will be a collection to cover the expenses.

The evening will conclude at 10pm.

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