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The Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival

Posted By Paul Grimsley On Thursday, January 4, 2018
Learn a little Russian and get to experience some real Russian culture.

Largo may not be the most obvious place in the world to go to see a Russian Folk Festival, but on January 19th that is where you should be to catch Nikolai Massenkoff and others for a presentation of various aspects of Russian culture.

You get to hear Russian folk songs from the past and the present, all in the original Russian language, and played on the balalaika, the domra, and the bayan. The musical journey travels through countries such as the Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, and gives the audience a wide ranging number of Gypsy tunes as well.

For anyone interested in other cultures, and especially music that is more than a little different from the mainstream pop that most people are used to, this a great opportunity. You get to see Russian dancers, Russian folk ballet, and performances with wonderful looking traditional costumes.

It is guaranteed to be a lively and engaging event, that gets the blood pumping, and has you dancing along to some traditional Russian melodies.
The festival will visit a number of different places in Florida, and also takes