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Russia: Replica Gothic cathedral ablaze in stunning drone footage01:42

Russia: Replica Gothic cathedral ablaze in stunning drone footage

Russian Federation, Kaluga Oblast
February 17, 2018 at 20:29 GMT -00:00 · Published

A traditional Maslenitsa festival was celebrated with the burning of a huge mannequin at Nikola Lenivets art park in Kaluga Oblast on Saturday.Hundreds watched as a 30m (98ft) building made of branches was set alight. The creator of the object, called Flaming Gothic, is Nikolay Polissky, a famous artist who is known for similar projects all over the world. The program of the holiday was not limited to the burning of art. In addition, visitors were able to take part in architectural master classes, competitions, eat pancakes and go skiing and skating.

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A traditional Maslenitsa festival was celebrated with the burning of a huge mannequin at Nikola Lenivets art park in Kaluga Oblast on Saturday.Hundreds watched as a 30m (98ft) building made of branches was set alight. The creator of the object, called Flaming Gothic, is Nikolay Polissky, a famous artist who is known for similar projects all over the world. The program of the holiday was not limited to the burning of art. In addition, visitors were able to take part in architectural master classes, competitions, eat pancakes and go skiing and skating.

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