A Ukrainian woman smiles as she takes part in celebrations for the traditional Ivana Kupala (Ivan the Bather) holiday near Kiev on Saturday. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities. During the Ivana Kupala, people jump over burning campfires and bathe in a lake or a river, as they believe this will purge them of their sins and make them healthier.Jul 08, 2013
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