University of Pittsburgh
November 30, 1999

PITT TO PRESENT UKRAINIAN HOLIDAY SONGS AT BARNES & NOBLE

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30 -- The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies is sponsoring a performance of Ukrainian Christmas songs, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, at the Barnes & Noble bookstore, downtown.

A trio of performers, members of a professional Ukrainian folk singing group, will perform seasonal Ukrainian songs, some of which will be accompanied by a bandura, a traditional Ukrainian stringed instrument.

The presentation is the next in a monthly series offered at Barnes & Noble by the University Center for International Studies, Africana Studies and the African Drum & Dance Ensemble at Pitt.

The event is free and open to the public. Barnes & Noble is located at

339 Sixth Street, entrance on Smithfield Street.

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