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  • Spring birds

    Spring time is full of sounds and colors. Our wooden birds fits the springtime perfectly. They are bright and funny dancing when you move the sticks.
  • Looking forward for Spring

    Californian winter is warm and short. In February the grass become green, trees starts blooming - so we are ready to Spring Calling! In traditional...
  • Traditional Russian winter holidays - Svyatki

    Our vocal group performs Christmas drama Vertep every year during winter holiday season Svyatki. And you can get a CD to listen it at home! If you ...
  • Hurray! Fresh printed CDs in the store!

    This collection includes vigorous, fighting, lyrical, comic songs. They were collected in different regions of Russia, in some of them long-standin...
  • Join us at Fort Ross on July, 27 at Summer Festival.

    If you arrive at Fort Ross on a normal day, there is something to see: a wonderful museum, preserved and restored buildings. But during the Summer ...
  • Summer solstice

    Summer solstice is a special time for many traditional cultures. In our summer community festival we try to keep the beauty and harmony of this mom...
  • Easter eggs

    There are a lot of traditional dying methods for the Easter eggs. You can get natural pigments from onion shells or blackberry and boil natural egg...
  • Bogorodskoe toys

    From the village of Bogorodskoye (Moscow region), where the craft of carved wooden toys originated in the 18th century, funny figures of a bear, cr...
  • Let’s play Birulki

    This old game became popular in Russia in the end of 19 century. The game has several tiny pieces (abstract forms or kitchen stuff) and a hook. Pla...
  • Easter is coming. Let’s make Pisanka

    Pisanka - traditional egg painting style. Design applied on real chicken or goose egg with melted bee’s wax. First you need to pinch two holes on ...
  • Tuesok

    Birch box - tuesok has a very special features. In some of them fluids can be stored (if inner wall is solid, not glued). It keeps temperature bala...
  • Gingerbread board

    Russian pryanik is a relative of the gingerbread. It can be made with a wheat or rye flour dough. Here is the recipe of the traditional pryanik fro...