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Saturday, September 17, 2005

St. Andrews Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral hosts weekend festival

By Aussiegirl

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Washington area? Check out the Ukrainian Festival at St. Andrews Orthodox Cathedral grounds, Saturday and Sunday, September 17th and 18th from noon until dusk. Activities include Ukrainian dance and music groups performing on the outdoor stage, lakeside on the grounds of the Cathedral. Many crafters and other vendors of Ukrainian goods also come to share their talents and wares. Lots of Ukrainian food available. Cost is only $5 per day which gains you admission to all the concerts and activities. Be a Uke for a Day! Try it -- you'll like it! The church is located at 15100 New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring, north of the Beltway (not far from the Cloverly Shopping Center). Look for the golden domes on the left if you are coming from the beltway.


"Doors Open Saturday at 12:00 noon. OPENING CEREMONIES at 1 pm
Ecumenical Prayer led by His Eminence Archbishop Antony
Greetings from The Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA and from other Dignitaries
PROGRAM Includes:
Hromovytsia Dance Ensemble � from Chicago
Not to be missed violinist virtuoso Vasyl Popadiuk from Canada
Ivan Popovych from Ukraine
Ukrainian Band Svijatkovi Dni from Connecticut
Ukrainian Dancers Veseli Kozachata from St. Andrew Cathedral
All-Day Concerts and Performances (Main Stage by the Lake)
Market Place (Ukrainian crafts, paintings, jewelry, clothing,
music/videos, books and much, much more)
Activities for Children (horses, trampoline, moon bounce, play area,
popcorn, cotton candy, face painting etc.)
Ukrainian and American Food Concessions -- Picnic Area by the Lake
Kozak Beer Garden � featuring assorted Ukrainian Beers and Liqueurs
Saturday at 9:00 PM � in St. Andrew Founders Hall ($10 for Adult)
Free Parking * Festival Admission: $ 5.00 per one day * Children 16 and under free "


At 11:43 PM, Blogger Connie and Rob said...

That looks like the whole day will be filled with fun. Wish I could have wiggled my nose and attended.
Hope you are doing well.


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