Stanichno-Luganskoye Local Customs

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    County Club

    by hunterV Updated Mar 6, 2013

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    County Club building, Lenin Square
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    The County Club in Lenin Square is the cultural hub of the entire Stanitsa Luganskaya County.
    There a lot of amateur groups there.
    The club organizes all amateur activities in this county that unites 18 villages.
    Lubo Cossack Songs Ensemble is one of the most famous amateur groups here.

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    The Well with Pure Water

    by hunterV Updated Feb 4, 2011

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    The local pure water well
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    Lots of locals get pure water from this well located on the outskirts of the stanitsa in Kondrashevskaya.
    The next picture shows an old lady - a babushka - who is famous for her pickles all over the stanitsa. She pickles lots of mushrooms and other vegetables herself.
    We decided to stop on our way and to buy some jars of mushroom pickles that turn out to be very tasty!
    A half liter jar costed 10 UAH ($2)!

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    Local Fountain

    by hunterV Updated Oct 17, 2008

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    Like in many other towns and cities of Ukraine, visiting, window-shopping and shopping at new supermarkets and stores became customary here.
    "Kvadrat" Shopping Mall ("Square") was dedicated in 2008 and attracts all the visitors of stanitsa now.
    There is a nice little fountain at its wall.

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    St.Nickolas Cathedral

    by hunterV Updated Sep 28, 2008

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    The ison of St.Nickolas the Miracle Maker
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    Since stanista is rich in Cossack culture, October 14 is observed as a big Cossacks holiday here.
    It is the Day of the Protecting Veil of the Most Holy Mother of God.
    The cathedral was founded on December 19, 1990 and was completed in 1999. It was sanctified by Archpriest Nickolay Makovetsky and other archpriests on may 22, 1999.
    The cathedral is located across the street from Niva stadium.

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    Cossacks' Culture Festival

    by hunterV Updated Sep 28, 2008

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    This Cossacks festival takes place every year on the last weekend of September.
    Amateur singers and dancers from Luhansk region, other regions of Ukraine, neighboring regions of Russia (Voronezh and Rostov), Byelarus and Transnistria (PMR) are among its participants, as well as folk lore artists from all over Luhansk region.
    The program begins on Saturday with village festivals that take place in all the eighteen villages of Stanichno-Luganskoye District.
    All the participants of the festival were invited to the Cossacks Glory museum in stanitsa.
    There is an exhibition of local handicrafts at the stadium entrance where the Sunday afternoon program takes place.
    The Sunday program starts with a concert of amateur song and dance groups.
    The audience burst into applause after each performance and shouted "Lyuba!", which means, "Great!"
    At 5 p.m there is a gala concert of all participants at the district stadium.
    The entrance fee is 10 UAH (~$2).
    The concert is followed by a huge fireworks display.Please take a look at some videos to have an idea.
    A famous painting becomes alive and dances
    Ukrainian Cossack dances
    A Professional Kuban choir
    One more song of the Kuban choir

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    Local Outings

    by hunterV Updated Sep 18, 2008

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    The locals have outings to the Seversky Donets and to Prince Igor monument.
    The banks of the river are especially picturesque, although bathing there is at your own risk and is officially forbidden due to the high concentration of harmful substances in water.

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