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Year
1968
Runtime
71 min.
Director
Yuri Ilyenko
Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Rating *
7.2
Votes *
183
Checks
128
Favs
24
Dislikes
1
Favs/checks
18.8% (1:5)
Favs/dislikes
24:1
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    monty

    Kupala Night,also known as Feast of St. John the Baptist, is a celebration that relates to the summer solstice. The Ukrainian, Belarusian and Russian name of this holiday combines "Ivan" (John — the Baptist) and Kupala which, apart from referring to a traditional goddess in Slavic mythology, is related to a word derived from the Slavic word for bathing. The latter is reinterpreted as John's baptizing people through full immersion in water (therefore his Biblical title of the Baptist). However, the tradition of Kupala predates Christianity. Due to the popularity of the pagan celebration, with time it was simply accepted and reestablished as one of the native Christian traditions intertwined with local folklore. [Source: Wikipedia] 4 years 1 month ago
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