Penn Area Library will host performance by Russian dance troupe
World-renowned Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya will bring its show to the Penn Area Library on July 29.
The free performance will be at 10 a.m. at the library, 2001 Municipal Court in Penn Township. It is being presented through a grant from the Westmoreland County Bureau of Parks and Recreation Arts Grant Program.
The Barynya ensemble has performed in countries all over the world, including Lithuania, Canada, Australia, China and Mexico.
Its members perform Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Jewish and Gypsy Roma traditional dancing, music, songs, and play unique instruments including the balalaika, garmoshka (Russian folk button accordion) and balalaika contrabass.
Each dance is performed in a different set of costumes, which were all hand-made in Russia.
There is no cost to attend, but register by calling 724-744-4414.
For more on the troupe itself, see Barynya.com.
Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter .