The next available expeditions are scheduled for

  Winter news!   Team I :  January 5-15, 2003 New!!!



Team VII, January  5-15, 2003

    We have an honour to invite you in our January expedition. We will have a great expedition documenting unique winter rituals - songs, dances and the special ritual of kaliadovanie where masked people (women dressed as men and men dressed as women or animals) go door to door to bestow good luck and solicit treats. 

    You are very welcome to join our new teams which will be forming in the coming year!


University of Virginia Slavic Languages & Literatures Dept.Dr. Natalie Kononenko

University of Wisconsin Dr. James Bailey

University of Colorado   at Boulder Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages & Lits Dr._ Laura J. Olson 

Slavic and East European Folklore Association (SEEFA)

University of Kentucky Russian and Eastern Studies and Linguistics Dr. J.Rouhier- Willoughby

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