The Vermilion Ukrainian Cultural Association held their 19th Annual Malanka celebration at the Vermilion Regional Centre on January 12.
The community enjoyed performances by Samotsvit dancers of all ages, as well as a Ukrainian meal, and dance to follow.
Malanka is a Ukrainian word (the name of Mother Earth’s daughter) meaning ‘cute’. It is celebrated each year in combination with Ukrainian New Year’s to represent people looking forward to spring.
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