PICTURE GALLERY: Carnival tradition with Pancake Day

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. L-R Snieguole Milkunaite and her mother Salomeja Milkuniene with pancakes.
Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. L-R Snieguole Milkunaite and her mother Salomeja Milkuniene with pancakes.

A free event introducing the carnival traditions of Pancake Day to Boston took place recently.

The ‘Pancakes Day Together’ event included games, dances and songs, a performance from Lithuanian folklore group Saduto, a mask making workshop and facepainting, pancakes and pastries.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. L-R Emma Zulyde 4 and twin sister Eva Zulyde 4.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. L-R Emma Zulyde 4 and twin sister Eva Zulyde 4.

The event was funded with a £1,500 Boston Big Local Community Events Grant.

Photographer David Dawson went along to take a look.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. Traditional play to say farewell to winter and welcoming Spring.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. Traditional play to say farewell to winter and welcoming Spring.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. Traditional play to say farewell to winter and welcoming Spring.

Lithuanian traditional Pancakes Day Together event. Traditional play to say farewell to winter and welcoming Spring.