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11:18 14 January 2022

Kolyady Tsars rite in Semezhevo

Kolyady Tsars rite in Semezhevo

The unique Belarusian rite of the Kolyady Tsars was performed in the village of Semezhevo (Kopyl District, Minsk Oblast) on 13 January. First conducted in the 18th century, the rite was revived in 1997. Later it was added to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Traditionally, young men and boys dressed in special costumes participate in the rite.

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