Contents

2 Welcoming Spring
~ Barry Verigin

8 Adventures in Russian - 33
~ Dmitri Eli (Jim) Popoff

10 A Perspective from the Centre of the Universe
Story She Wrote...
~ Beth Novokshonoff

12 Past Festivals Savoured
~ Vera Kanigan

14 Beauty Secrets -
Enhancing Beauty on the inside and out

~ Elysia Samarodin

15 Пословицы и Поговорки
Proverbs and Sayings

~ submitted by Florence Swetlikoff

16 Personal Beliefs and the Perplexity of Identity
~ Hannah Hadikin

17 Kamsack Dom sold for Yoga
~ Spirit-Wrestlers.com

18 Gift of Life
~ Marlene Swetlishoff

19 Platochek
~ Eli A. Popoff

20 Первый Фестиваль Союза Молодёжи
First Union of Youth Festival

~ Маша Дымовскова/Marion Demosky

22 Preparing to Celebrate 70 years of Festivals
~ Beth Novokshonoff

26 Старые Добрые Притчи

32 In Memory of Vitaly I. Churkin
~ Paul J. Seminoff