May 24-25, 2009 Russian dance/music festival Erie, Pennsylvania

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Mikhail Smirnov

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May 21, 2009, 12:51:03 PM5/21/09
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May 24-25, 2009 Russian dance/music festival Erie, Pennsylvania

Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya
http://www.barynya.com
wil present a program of traditional songs and dances from Russia,
Russian Siberia, Don River region, Odessa region of Ukraine and
Khabarovsk region of Russia.

Ensemble Barynya members: Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals,
artistic director), Alexander Menshikov (singer), Valentina Kvasova
(choreographer, dancer, vocals), Andrij Cybyk (choreographer, dancer),
Alexey Maltsev (dance captain, dancer), dancers: Olga Chpitalnaia,
Natalia Ejova, Andrei Kisselev.

Troika Russian Festival will be held Sunday and Monday. Presented by
the Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity, the festival will run
from noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday and noon to 5:00 p.m. on Monday.

Located at the foot of German Street overlooking Erie’s historic
waterfront, the festival has something to offer for all ages. There
will be food, music, dancing and much, much more.

Event's poster:
http://www.erieblogs.com/uploads/2009/05/troika-poster-09-20.pdf

SCHEDULE:

Sunday May 24

Noon-opening prayer
1pm- live music by Samovar (main stage)
2pm- Children’s puppet show (indoor children’s area)
2pm- Church Tour (church)
3pm- live music and dancing by Barynya (main stage)
4pm- Church Tour (church)
5pm- live music by Samovar (main stage)
6pm- Children’s puppet show(indoor children’s area)
6pm- Church Tour (church)
7pm- live music by and dancing Barynya (main stage)
9pm- close

Monday May 25

Noon- opening prayer
1pm- live music and dancing by Barynya (main stage)
2pm- Children’s puppet show (indoor children’s area)
3pm- Church Tour (church)
4pm- live music and dancing by Barynya (main stage)
5pm- close

Ongoing Events on Both Days

Recorded Russian music (provided by Emcees John and Rosie Yokoff)
Siberian Vodka Ice Bar
Children’s Area (Community Center gym)
Rip Tickets (bar area)
Chinese Auction (Community Center gym)
Russian Bakery (Community Center gym)
Russian Marketplace (Community Center gym)
Russian Tea Room (Community Center 2nd Floor)


Thank you!

Mikhail Smirnov
Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya
http://www.barynya.com
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