The 24th International Festival of Raleigh was held this year on October 2-4, 2009
(Friday to Saturday) at the Raleigh Convention Center.  Festival hours are:

Friday, October 2:    12 noon – 10 pm
Saturday, October 3: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, October 4:   12 noon to 6 pm

Our Association lined up this year an extraordinary program:

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Cultural Booth: our traditional way of informing the public about Ukrainian culture
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Sidewalk Café: sale of traditional Ukrainian food
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Ukrainian Dancers: the “Lyman” dancers from Baltimore are back at the special
   request of the Festival organizers. They had two performances:

        Saturday: 7:30 – 8:15 pm
        Sunday: 12:30 – 1:15 pm

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World Bazaar (first time):  Susan and John Washinsky, owners of the only
Ukrainian crafts store in North Carolina “All Things Ukrainian”, sold a variety of
Ukrainian  crafts

•         
Demonstration (first time):  our member and renown artist Olena Zintchouk, had
a demonstration of the unique folk art style developed in the Ukrainian village of Petrykivka



Pictures of the Festival