Ringing in Russia's Old New Year: A discussion of holiday traditions with writer and historian Jennifer Eremeeva

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Holidays - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Saturday, January 12, 2019
1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College
Location:
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Museum of Russian Icons
203 Union St.
Clinton, MA 01510
Cost: Members $12, Nonmembers $18
Description: Throughout Russia’s turbulent history, abrupt social change, and mass immigration, holiday traditions have managed to survive, and even thrive often despite active government repression. Join writer and historian Jennifer Eremeeva for a celebration of Russia’s “Old New Year” with tea, gingerbread, and a discussion of the unique fusion of pagan folklore, agrarian influences, Christian traditions, and Soviet modifications that have molded modern Russia’s numerous public and professional holidays.

Menu:
Russian Caravan Tea with lemons and homemade strawberry jam
Russian gingerbread
Tangerine Aperol Champagne Punch (Jennifer’s holiday signature cocktail)

More Information: Website: https://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/jennifer-eremeeva...
E-mail: mdelaney@museumofrussianicons.org
Phone: 978-598-5000
Entered by: Museum of Russian Icons (info@museumofrussianicons.org)

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Last Modified: January 3, 2019 at 3:19 PM

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