idea to organize a professional singing group came in November of
several Russian families
gathered together for a traditional
Holiday celebration. They sang popular folk songs,
danced and played
order to keep Russian traditions
and songs alive our Folk
formed under the directorship
Ms. Sukhover was awarded
degree in Folk Music from
Gnesin Institute where she
Conducting and Piano.
She worked for
with the Children's Choir in
Moscow before coming to
the United States.
our Russian Folk Group "Khorovod" performs and shares the traditions,
folk songs and dances from the
different regions of Russia. We have been performing
throughout the Puget Sound area. Venues have included the St. Spiridon
Church in America, the Fremont Baptist Church, the
Russian Consulate, the Russian club, Everett Community College, Seattle Central Community College, the University of Washington, the Capital Building in Olympia, the Sea-Tac International Festival 1997. Since 1997, we have also
been participating in the Fremont Street Fair and the Northwest Folklife Festival.
It is becoming a tradition to celebrate a "Maslenitsa" every year with the students of the Slavic Department at the University of Washington.
We are very proud to have their