Bring your Ukrainian adopted children to this amazing Russian
KALAMAZOO, MI -The annual Kalamazoo Russian Festival will
conclude a week of international events as Western Michigan
Universitycelebrates International Education week.
More than 1,000 guests, performers and vendors who are
enthusiastic about Russian culture are expected to attend the
event, which features art exhibits, concerts, folk dancers and
singers, crafts, Russian food, children's activities, and a
State Rep. Sean McCann will give opening remarks at 9 a.m. and
various activities will be taking place until 5 p.m. at the
Fetzer Center on Saturday, Nov. 17.
The event will feature a pysanki egg workshop, where guests can
learn about what the decorated eggs symbolize and how to create
their own. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Marshall Academy high school
students will be performing an adaptation of Pushkin's "The
Golden Cockerel," a fairy tale about a love-stricken tsar who
ignores his kingdom.
The Russian Festival is the final event of WMU's International
Education Week festivities.Student cultural groups are hosting
quiz bowls, panel discussions, dining events and soccer
tournaments throughout the week on campus.
Admission to the Russian festival is $2 for children age 12 and
under, $6 with a student ID, $10 for adults, and $20 for a family
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or contact Judith Rypma
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The Ukrainian Adoption Process: Informational Meeting
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 7:00-8:00PM
Location: Wellness Rocks: 133 Rupell Road, Clinton, New Jersey