Myllarit, Finnish/Karelian/Russian Music

When: Monday, August 14, 2000, 7:30pm
Where: Newfield High School
Newfield, NY
How Much: $5

From the Russian Republic of Karelia the folk music ensemble Myllarit will present a concert on August 14th at 7:30pm in the Newfield High School auditorium. This seven piece instrumental and vocal group combines the ancient traditions of Finnish, Karelian and Russian music with modern influences of world music.

Myllarit has played to enthusiastic audiences at major folk festivals around the world and is presently on their third American tour. The performance in Newfield has been arranged by the Finger Lakes Finns in conjunction with Project Harmony in Vermont which has been fostering cultural and educational exchanges between the United States and Russia for fifteen years.

Admission to the concert is $5.00 each. A reception with refreshments will follow the concert. Call 607.387.4854 for more information.

(Rich Koski)

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