'Polesia, Polissya, or Polesie is one of the largest European swampy areas, located in the south-western part of the Eastern-European Lowland, mainly within Belarus and Ukraine but also partly within Poland and Russia. The swamp areas of Polesia are known as the Pripyat Marshes (after the Pripyat River) or Pinsk Marshes (after the major local city of Pinsk).'
Read here about Belorussian folk music traditions!
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Tracks: 1.Christmas carols and New Year’s songs - 2. Violin play - 3. Ronde - 4. Dancing tune on a fife - 5. Harvest songs - 6. Reed-pipe solo - 7. Weeding songs - 8. Housewife - 9. Comic love songs - 10. Ballad - 11. Poetic song - 12. Lyrical song - 13. Primak - 14. Dramatic song - 15. People’s songs from World War II - 16. Love songs - 17. Festive songs and dances