A choir performs at the Brilliant Cultural Centre during the 66th Annual USCC Union of Youth Festival on Saturday

Celebration of Doukhobor culture this weekend

66th Annual USCC Union of Youth Festival draws Doukhobors from across Kootenays

The 66th Annual USCC (Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ) Union of Youth Festival, celebrating Doukhobor culture and heritage is taking place May 18 to 20 at the Brilliant Cultural Centre.

Saturday, May 18  was a day of choir performances, children’s meeting and prayer with many residents of Glade, Shoreacres, Thrums, Krestova, Nelson and other Kootenay communities coming together at the Brilliant Cultural Centre.

Sunday will begin with Doukhobor prayer services and will end with a final program and Grand Finale.

A sports day is scheduled for Monday beginning at 11 a.m.

For more, visit: www.usccdoukhobors.org

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