Traditional Water Blessing

  • / Photo by E.Kravs
  • / Photo by E.Kravs
  • / Photo by E.Kravs
  • / Photo by E.Kravs
Issue 10, February 2009.

Lviv’s faithful flocked to the village of Vereschitsa on January 19 for the traditional water blessing holiday, which commemorates the baptism of Christ in the river Jordan and also allows fans of iceswimming to demonstrate their art in front of hordes of TV cameras.