on March, 17, Tuva celebrated a bright and cheerful holiday to say good-bye to winter - Maslenitsa. Cheerful celebration, songs with balalaika, folk games - all this went on at the main square of the capital. When the children played at "Little stream" and "Old felt boot", the adults competed with Maslenitsa stilts and played :Gorodki". There was no avoiding those who wanted to take part.
There was along line waiting to go up the Maslenitsa pole. On the words of the organizers, it is child's play for Tuvan heroes to conquer the Maslenitsa pole .