* The "Shondiban" is the most famous and important Komi Zyrians national traditional holiday.
The name "Shondiban" originally means the meeting of the Sun, when a cold winter is over.
Traditionally it was the most celebrated holiday in Komi. The name carries the symbol of the
circle also, and the circle at the same time has the meanings of the Sun, of the year, a circle of
friendly people, a smile at a face and others. The most known dance is called "Shondiban" too.
Nowdays there is a tendency to call "Shondiban" another Komi great celebrations also.
* Take a look at the "Lud" celebration in 2011 to see the main Komi Izhvatas traditional holiday.