What You'll Get
Street festivals are a sure sign that summer is near, just like sunflowers in bloom or snowmen screaming in agony. Celebrate the eternal cycle with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $13 for admission for two to Russia Day plus two Siberian compote drinks ($27 value)
- $25 for admission for four to Russia Day plus four Siberian compote drinks ($54 value)
Russians and Eastern Europeans come together to celebrate the flavors, music, and theater of their homelands. They festival, held from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.—with an official after party nearby—will transform the central part of the Olympic Village on Sunday, June 16. The programming starts with kid-friendly concerts, which evolve into full-grown musical performances by Ukrainian, Bulgarian, and Hungarian groups. All day, vendors provide samples of hot borscht, real vodka, and other culinary tchotchkes. See the full run-down of events here.
About Palme’s Performing Society
Palme’s Performing Society was founded in 1996 with the aim of preserving the culture of ex-Soviet Union countries. Well, preserve might not be the right word. The societies doesn’t try to immobilize history behind glass or in sterile displays, but rather breathes life into it through performances in those countries’ native tongues. They put on works by Russian and Ukrainian playwrights while projecting live English subtitles so that everyone can bond by sharing the experience of live theater or by shunning people who only speak pig latin.
The company typically takes the stage in Vancouver’s Russian Community Center, but every so often performances spill onto the streets. During summer festivals, such as Russian Day held in the heart of the Olympic Village, the society brings together artists, musicians, and chefs.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jun 17, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.