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Russian Dancers to Perform Jan. 25

Barynya, Russian Folk Dancing
1/3/2007 —

New York-based Russian folk dance and musical ensemble Barynya takes to the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Penn State York's Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. The program is free to the public. No tickets are needed.

This unique group of soloists: musicians, singers and dancers were trained and have performed with the Mooiseev Dance Company, Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company, Ensemble of Black Sea Navy Dancers and Riverdance. Barynya plays traditional Russian instruments such as balalaika, garmoshka, gusli, lozhki, kugikly, domra, bayan, tresshotki and vertushki. Barynya performs in colorful stage costumes: sarafans, rubashkas, sapogis and kosovorotkas. These dynamic performers also will share some Russian folk tales and fairy tales along the way.

This program is part of Penn State York's free cultural and performing artists series sponsored by the campus and The York Newspaper Co. For information on free and ticketed performances at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center visit http://www.pullocenter.psu.edu online.

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