Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Russian New Year's Party

As we've said, we do things to keep busy in the winter nights. And it is good to have two versions of the Holidays by re-celebrating with the Native & Russian festivities. This past weekend they celebrated New Year's with a masquerade ball at the Sun'aq Tribal Center.

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And here are some pics we just dug out from last year's celebration of the Orthodox Russian New Year...at the Roman Catholic Church.

First, a welcome into the party from the cold and snow:

With a series of songs by each table:

Then the large group singing to all:

Being "Russian", the men break out into a dance:

The public joins in:

Till everyone participates in a good time:

So, we say: Happy New Year once again.

We're sorry to see that the lights and decorations will finally be coming down.

But, don't worry, Valentine's Parties are just around the corner.

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