Peace Corps Volunteer Shelia Slemp is joined by Ukrainian friends for a cooking demonstration at the Folklife Festival.  They are cooking red borscht — beet based soup enjoyed with smetana (sour cream).
Later in the week, Slemp is singing, acting, and dancing with the Opika Performance Group, a group of nine young students from Ukraine. The group also educates the community, through performance art, about quality of life issues impacting Western Ukraine. 

 

Peace Corps Volunteer Shelia Slemp is joined by Ukrainian friends for a cooking demonstration at the Folklife Festival.  They are cooking red borscht — beet based soup enjoyed with smetana (sour cream).

Later in the week, Slemp is singing, acting, and dancing with the Opika Performance Group, a group of nine young students from Ukraine. The group also educates the community, through performance art, about quality of life issues impacting Western Ukraine. 

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  1. satinenoire reblogged this from peacecorps and added:
    Red borscht - u menya ochin nravitsa, eta fkusnya! Another stop around Central Asia & the Caucasus. This is for my dear...
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