Slavic cuisine and culture are coming to Kitsilano this weekend, when the Palmes Performing Society hosts a weekend of Slav and Russian heritage.
Slavic Weekend events kick off on Saturday with Slavic Day, showcasing the folk culture of 14 Slavic countries and their native dishes, including cabbage rolls and bigus.
Festivities will also include presentations on the history of the region and a chance to learn and sing Slavic songs and dances.
On Sunday, the Russian community will celebrate Russia Day, inviting everyone to taste the best of Russian hospitality and try some real Borscht while dancing the Khorovod.
Both events are all ages, from midday until 7 pm. Tickets are available on the door, priced at $15 for each day, including a $10 food coupon.
Where: Palmes Performing Society – 2114 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
When: Slavic Day on Saturday, June 11, from noon to 7 pm; Russian Day on Sunday, June 12, from noon to 7 pm
Tickets: Available on the door, priced $15 for each day, including $10 food coupon