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SlavFest 2017

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Festival of Slavic Culture in Brisbane
The Slavic Communities of Brisbane are staging the inaugural Festival of Slavic Culture during August and September 2017 in Brisbane. Celebrations are planned at various ethnic clubs and venues across the city.

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Gala Concert
This inaugural Gala Concert featuring the best folk and classical art performers of the various Slavic communities will take place on Saturday 16 September at 2pm. Traditional food from various Slavic cuisines will be sold at the venue from 12 noon until 5pm. It will be held in the Auditorium of the Cannon Hill Anglican College in Junction Road, Cannon Hill (entry via Krupp Street). Tickets are $20 adults; $15 concessions; $5 school children.
Online ticket bookings SlavFest.

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Slavic Doll

Visual Exhibition
A FREE exhibition of artefacts from various Slavic cultures is being hosted by Central Brisbane City Council Library in Brisbane Square from 9 August to 9 September. The 8 Slavic cultures which will be on display for 4 weeks are:
Russian Federation
Czech and Slovak Republics

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Prague (image by writer)

Serbian Festival
SlavFest is supporting the Serbian Festival at Dutton Park State School, 112 Annerley Road, Dutton Park on Sunday 3 September from 11am. Free entry.
Further details: Vasar 17.

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Serbian Artifacts

Russian and Bulgarian Festival
A joint Russian/Bulgarian Festival will be held at the Queensland Russian Community Centre, 19 Lotus Street, Woolloongabba on Saturday 9 September.
Further details Russia and Bulgaria.

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Traditional Croatian Costumes

Wiosna Polish Spring Festival is at the Polish Club, Holland Crescent, on Sunday 10 September.
Further details Wiosna

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Polish Artifacts

World Kitchen: Russian Dumplings
Explore the tastes and learn the secrets of cooking traditional Russian dumpling on Sunday 20 August 11am to 12 noon at Brisbane Square Library. This is a free event but bookings essential: phone 07 3403 4166 to secure your place(s).

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Russian Dumplings

Meet Elizabeth Kostova
As part of the Lord Mayor's Writers in Residence series, you can meet bestselling author Elizabeth Kostova as she discusses her much-anticipated new novel. The Shadow Land is a tale that delves into the horrors of a century and traverses the culture and landscape of mysterious Bulgaria. Meet her on Thursday 24 August 6pm to 7.30pm at Brisbane Square Library. Free event but bookings essential: phone 07 3403 4166.
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Why? 5 weeks of cultural celebrations for the whole family
When: Various dates during August and September
Phone: (07) 3398 9975
Where: Various venues around Brisbane
Cost: Most events are free entry; Gala Concert tickets $5 to $20
Your Comment
I only wish that they did a Sydney one =)
by Maz Serena Rockers (score: 2|615) 1402 days ago
by May Cross (score: 3|7899) 1388 days ago
I am going to try out my Slav Squat
by lockb (score: 1|99) 1398 days ago
I can do a true Slav squat LOL
by lockb (score: 1|99) 1388 days ago
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