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Slovak-US Partnership to host Fasiangy event in Johnstown PA - Feb 19

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  • Karen Mesaros
    Sustainable Environmental  Economic Partnership (SEEP) sro Slovakia Contact:  Irkutská 15   |   040 12 Košice   |   tel. +421 905 654 535
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 4, 2012
      Sustainable Environmental 
      Economic Partnership (SEEP) sro
      Slovakia Contact: 
      Irkutská 15   |   040 12 Košice   |   tel. +421 905 654 535

      Public Relations Contact:
      Karen A. Mesaros
      (412) 418-5996

      M E D I A   R E L E A S E  

      Slovak Fašiangy (Mardi Gras) event to feature authentic bryndza cheese potato halusky cooking demo 

      Slovak company to host ethnic event at Venue of Merging Arts 
      in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA - The Sustainable Environmental Economic Partnership (SEEP) sro, a Slovak-American partnership from Kosice, Slovakia will host a Fašiangy (Slovak Mardi Gras) on Sunday, February 19, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The carnival-like celebration will be held at The Venue of Merging Arts located at 305 Chestnut Street in the National Historic District of Cambria City in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

      The event will feature an authentic Slovak potato halusky cooking demonstration by Dennis Ragan (Indiana, Pennsylvania) using bryndza sheep’s cheese. Other activities include a travelogue presentation by Kay Ann Cober (Berlin, Pennsylvania) who will discuss her personal story of family research and discovering family in the Carpatho-Rusyn village of Kamienka (Kamjunka) Slovakia. The VOMA gallery will feature a Slovak photography exhibit, a genealogy and heritage display along with merchandise for sale by Slovak Imports Co., (Johnstown, Pennsylvania).

      Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for ages 6 to 11. Halusky and light refreshments will be served. BYOB is permitted for age 21+ with ID.

      Tickets will be available at door or online at http://slovakmardigras.eventbrite.com

      The Sustainable Environmental and Economic Partnership, s.r.o (SEEP) is a Slovak-American partnership established in 2004 to support a sustainable rural economy through cultural preservation and environmental restoration.  SEEP is licensed under Slovak law to provide a number of services.

      Our company mission stems from an active interest in protecting and improving the environment of Slovakia.  Clean water is essential not only for good health, but also for the creation and maintenance of a sustainable economy.

      We are a progressive company that also believes in promoting the rich culture of Slovakia.  In our fast-paced 21-first century world, Slovakia offers the world invaluable cultural treasures in the form of music, dance, crafts, cuisine, architecture and so much more. SEEP supports these timeless traditions and is working to help artisans to find new markets and audiences that appreciate their crafts and the Slovak culture.

      SEEP is also a licensed travel company interested in providing excursions and experiences for small groups of people. With this kind of focus, SEEP can enhance the appreciation and enjoyment of the experiences as well as maintain maximum flexibility in meeting individual expectations.


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