Experience a Fall Vatra as celebrated by the Slavic people in the Carpathian Mountains within Slovakia and Ukraine, like in our ancestors’ past and even into today, Saturday August. 28/2021!
This 8th Carpatho-Rusyn/Slavic Youngstown “Vatra” (bonfire) transports you to mountain villages and the ancient traditions of Vatra
Noon to 8pmon grounds of Infant Jesus of Prague Byz. Catholic Church 7754 South Ave. Boardman, OH 44513
Homemade Slavic foods, “slanina” (smoked bacon) for roasting in the fire & eating with rye bread; holubki (stuffed cabbage), pirohi, haluski with dumplings, kolbasi, vinegar cucumber/ sweet onion salad & deserts/pastries
Featuring genealogy material, including “Old Country” Rusyn village maps to trace your grand- parents’ roots, sales tables /items reflecting Rusyn heritage & Slavic Folk musicians
Vatra fire will burn into the evening with music, singing and dancing
There is a Byzantine Catholic Divine Liturgy in church at 6 pm
*COVID-19 Protocols&social distancing as mandated at this time will be mandatory*
The Youngstown/Warren/Sharon chapter was chartered in 2000, and services a 30 miles radius around the city of Youngstown Ohio.
President - Jim Basista
915 Dickson St.
Munhall, PA 15120-1929
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