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Rusyns at Art Museum Atrium Opening

Rusyn Dance from Living Traditions Folk Ensemble
Cleveland Museum of Art
October 28, 2012

There was a celebration at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday October 28, 2012 to launch the new Ames Family Atrium. The Carpatho-Rusyn Society, Cleveland Chapter, had a table at the event.

Marcia Benko, VP of Carpatho-Rusyn Society, Cleveland Chapter

Marcia Benko, VP of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society, Cleveland Chapter (3rd from left) and other volunteers at the Rusyn table


The Living Traditions Folk Ensemble performed at the Atrium launch.

Enjoy these videos and photos from the Living Traditions Folk Ensemble performance.

Living Traditions Folk Ensemble

Tom and Cathy Katrenich, Directors of Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Rusyn Flag at Cleveland Art Museum


The first dance performed by Living Traditions Folk Ensemble was a 3-part Carpatho-Rusyn Folk Dance from southern Poland called Lemko that contains a polka and a czardas.




Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


The next dance performed by Living Traditions Folk Ensemble was a Folk Dance from the most Eastern part of Slovakia called Zemplin. It is dedicated to Tom Katrenich's Baba Helen and all the women who meant so much to their families




Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


The grand finale was another performance from Zemplin, the Eastern part of Slovakia. It's called To the Orchard.




Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble kids


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble kids


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble


Living Traditions Folk Ensemble sign

More from the Ames Atrium opening event at Cleveland Museum of Art


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