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Ukrainian Folk Music Performance
November 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a special performance of vocal music from different ethnographic regions and time periods in the history of Ukraine.
Iryna Voloshyna, graduate student in the UNC Department of American Studies’ folklore program and a member of the Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, will be joined by Brian Dolphin and Vaiva Aglinskas from the New York-based ensemble Ukrainian Village Voices (UVV).
This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available after 5 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Iryna Voloshyna is a folklore scholar and professional performer. She is a member of the Ukrainian folk ensemble Ladovytsi, whose aim is to gather and perform folk songs of different genres in Podillya region, an important historical area where the remains of an ancient Trypillya and Chernyahivska cultures are found.
Brian Dolphin, a PhD student of ethnomusicology at the City University of New York (CUNY), is the artistic director of the Ukrainian Village Voices ensemble. He has a rich experience in conducting fieldwork and performing in Ukraine.
Vaiva Aglinskas, a PhD student of cultural anthropology at the City University of New York (CUNY), is a member of the Ukrainian Village Voices ensemble.
This event is supported by the UNC Provost Office Performing Arts Special Activities Funds, Ukrainian Association of North Carolina, UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, and the Global Relations Office at UNC.