still the river flows: celebrations of winter ritual from the carpatians

The Annex

December 26 - 28, 2008
Friday - Saturday at 7:30pm
Sunday at 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Tickets $25

Featuring artists from Kryvorivnia in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe



"Still the River Flows” is a multi-layered event by Yara Arts Group featuring traditional winter song singers and musicians from the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe. Sections of a nativity puppet play from the 18th century with traditional music by arranged by Julian Kytasty will be performed as well as solstice from other countries sung by Svitanya Eastern European Women’s Vocal Ensemble. The event will take place December 26-28, 2008 at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York's East Village.  "Still the River Flows" is directed by Virlana Tkacz and designed by Watoku Ueno.

Koliada: Winter Rituals in the Carpathian Mountains

Koliada and Hutsul Music
Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 2pm
Ukraininan Museum
222 E. 6th Street, New York
212-228-0110

Winter Sun: A Festival of New Arts and Tradition
Dec 19 - 21, 2008
Friday 8pm - Exhibit opening: works of contemporary artists, musicians and writers that imagine a future for tradition.
Saturday 8pm - Gala concert: Hutsul winter songs and rituals
Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia & Julian Kytasty
Ukrainian Institute of America
212-288-8660

Seminar & Workshop in Hutsul Music
Sat, Dec 20 afternoon
with Koliadnyky and the Tafiychuky family
for information and to register, call Yara 212-475-6474

 

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