View of the village of Kreshnevo, Tver region in winter. Women collect water from the well, caress the linen in the ice-hole. Local residents G. M. Sazonova and A. N. Kruglova talk about spiritual songs and about their hobby - collecting these songs (synchronously). Performers of folk songs, residents of the village of Kreshnevo, perform spiritual songs during the evening tea (synchronously). Celebration of the Maslenitsa in the village: dancing "mummers" in the street, burning at the stake a scarecrow of winter.