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Winter in the Carpathians

  • 25 March 2017
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Asheville, NC

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Presentation in the mountains of Asheville, NC. For address and reservations, please contact Andrea at 828-713-7845 or Carpatho.rus.avl@gmail.com


What did our Rusyn ancestors do during the very long, very cold

winter months in the Carpathian Mountains?

  • How did they stay warm?
  • What did they wear?
  • What did they eat?
  • How were the foods prepared?
  • What activities kept them busy?
  • What social activities took place?


We will cover the period of time between the Feast of the Nativity

and the Feast of the Resurrection and learn how pagan customs

became Christian Traditions among the Carpatho-Rusyns.


Reservations are needed due to limited space.


Afterwards we will join for dinner at a nearby restaurant.

 The Carpatho-Rusyn Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to manifesting Carpatho-Rusyn culture in the United States and supporting Rusyn culture in the Homeland in east central Europe.  It works to educate Rusyns and non-Rusyns about Rusyn culture and history, and to support the development of Rusyn culture on both sides of the Atlantic.   As a membership organization, it boasts over 1,800 members worldwide who support the organization's work through their annual contributions of dues as well as voluntary contributions to funds that support Rusyn cultural development abroad as well as humanitarian aid for Rusyn communities in Europe.


 

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