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Gavenia (Lent)

Gavenia was a seven week fast before Easter. Eating meat or dairy products or singing and dancing during this time period was strictly forbidden.


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"LITHUANIAN ROOTS", Edited by Rytis Ambrazevicius

Copyright , 1996 Lithuanian Folk Culture Centre.