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Brighton Boardwalk Ukrainian Vechornytsi Aug 26th 3-6PM

Tamara Chernyakhovska

Sep 2009

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August 8, 2012
Center for Traditional Music and Dance & Ukrainian Wave present: Ukrainian Folk Vechornytsi (Ukrainian Village Dance Party) on Brighton Beach Boardwalk at Brighton 2nd Street Sunday, August 26, 2012 3-6PM Join us for another outdoor Vechornytsi - Ukrainian Village Dance Party on Brooklyn's Brighton Beach Boardwalk at Brighton 2nd Street, with Ukrainian dance master Tamara Chernyakhovska and live Ukrainian mountain music by Andriy Milavsky and Cheres. The Vechornytsi recreates the spirit of traditional Ukrainian village dance parties, with instruction for children and adults to learn circle and couples dances such as the pleskan, arkan, hanka, dribka "shivering" polka, hutsulka, and more! Dance Instruction 3-4PM Dance Party with Jam Session* 4-6PM RAIN OR SHINE Admission is FREE with donations accepted Enjoy dinner in the neighborhood afterward! *Musicians: Call Andriy in advance at 646-453-9909 to sit in and jam with the band! For further information call 212-571-1555 ext. 35 GETTING THERE: Brighton Beach is accessible via the Q train. Visit for up-to-the-minute service changes and further directions. Sponsors/Credits This vechornytsi is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (BAC). Support for Ukrainian Wave is provided to The Center for Traditional Music and Dance by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Booth Ferris Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, New York Community Trust, Fund for the City of New York, Con Edison, City Council Member Rosie Mendez, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Gilder Foundation, Hearst Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Scherman Foundation, and The Rhodebeck Charitable Trust. Special thanks to City of New York Parks and Recreation for permitting boardwalk space for this event.

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