Type of publication: Editor's Introduction
national holiday, processes of ethnic transformation, diversity of cultures, ethnic identity, ethnic consolidation, authenticity, identity markers
The article is an introduction to the issue’s special section on “Traditional Celebrations of Peoples of Russia”. The discussion aims to defi ne the priorities of traditionalist ethnic-cultural challenges as viewed through the specter of holiday and celebration culture at the turn of the centuries. Under examination are a variety of celebrations that have become representative of national identities or ways of people’s consolidation during the timeframe considered.
Tultseva, L.A. 2011. Traditional Celebrations of Peoples of Russia at the Turn of the Centuries: Introduction to a Discussion. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 4: 3-6
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