Kupala Night: Ancient Slavic pagan holiday celebrated on July 6th, honoring the Sun god and nature's power.

Rituals: Bonfires, wreath-floating, singing songs, and searching for the fern flower.

Water symbolism: Healing and purification properties, bathing in rivers and lakes for good fortune.

Romance and courtship: Belief in increased connections between sexes on Kupala Night.

Cultural resurgence: Renewed interest in celebrating Kupala Night to honor ancestral traditions.

Thin veil between worlds: Supernatural beings and spirits believed to be more active during the holiday.

Festive celebrations: Music, dance, storytelling, and traditional foods accompany Kupala Night festivities.