19 July 2013

5th Annual SW Vatra on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona

The  Arizona Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society and Rusyny are hosting their fifth vatra from 1 p.m. Friday, July 26 through Monday, July 29 at 11 am at  Whitetail Campground, Mt. Lemmon (Tucson), Arizona.

The entire forested, cool mountain campground of Whitetail with its many nice camping sites with electricity, grills, water, gazebos and flush toilets has been rented.  Campers must bring their own tent and camping equipment.  (See video link below.) There is room for RVs by permission only.

There is no charge; however, donations will be gladly accepted to help cover festival costs. Checks may be written and sent to:

attn: Leslie Kurtak
3419 N. Geronimo Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

Rusyny and the Arizona Balalaika Orchestra will be among the many Slavic groups performing on Saturday, July 27!

To see a video from last year’s invitation-only Vatra at Ponderosa Campground in Showlow, click on:

Vatra on Mt. Lemmon in 2009 link:

Campground link:

Youtube video of the site:


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