St. Peter’s Day at Kosmozero Village

This festival is celebrated on July 12, the day of preeminent apostles Peter and Paul. In Zaonezhye, the day of Peter and Paul coincided with the beginning of the harvest and hay time, and it was the last day of Peter’s Lent. After the prayer service in the church of Alexander Svirsky, the national merrymaking begins. Here you can see performances of folklore ensembles, taste the baked goods of Zaonezhye, and buy goods made by traditional artisans.