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  • Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017
    Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017

    Ellenville, NY

    The Lemko Vatra festival, celebrating Lemko culture, will take place at the Ukrainian American Youth Association grounds located at 8853 Route 209, Ellenville, NY 12428. Festival attractions will include: musical/dance performances, soccer tournament, pig roast, genealogy consultations, vendor tables and evening dance with live band music. This year’s Vatra will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Akcja Wisła (the forced relocation of Ukrainians in Poland). The Vatra is hosted by the Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna (OOL). Admission: $30/ per person for the full weekend; $15 per person for Sunday only. For more information, contact Mark Howansky, at president@lemko-ool.com or 917-678-4168. For accommodations at UAYA, call 845-647-7230.