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Ivan Kupalo


    In Russia the holiday of St. John the Baptist is called Ivan Kupalo.

    Everything in the holiday relates to water. In the past boys and girls used to swim in rivers till late at night, they burned fires and, taking each-others hands, jumped over the fires. If after the jump they still held their hands together, it considered to be a good sign saying that the wedding is close.


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