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Belarus marks Radonitsa

In Pictures 25.04.2017 | 15:19

The Belarusian Orthodox Christians marked Radonitsa (Radunitsa, Day of Rejoicing, a commemoration of the departed) on 25 April 2017. It is observed on the 9th day after Easter Sunday.

The Radonitsa service was performed at the St. Mary Nativity Orthodox Convent in Grodno.

Photo by Leonid Shcheglov

On 25 April the Orthodox Christians commemorated their dead family members, visited their graves to clean them up, place fresh flowers and read prayers. People visiting graves in the Ploska cemetery in Brest on Radonitsa.

Photo by Yekaterina Garayeva

Minsk residents visited the Chizhoskoye cemetery on Radonitsa.

Photo by Oksana Manchuk

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