Awakening After Winter, Siberians Pour Cold Water Over Themselves

March 12, 2017, Written by

Written By The Siberian Times





Awakening After Winter, Siberians Pour Cold Water Over Themselves

Begun in Tomsk a year ago, now some 30 cities took part in the ‘Awakening’ action, aimed at ‘throwing off the shackles of winter, and going towards spring’, according to Tomsk organiser Lyubov Germanova.

This year some 200 people took part, including 20 children. ‘This year we did not aim to achieve a record, we just had a great friendly event,’ she said.

Many people poured two buckets over themselves oblivious to the minus 3C temperature, rather warm for the time of year…

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