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Donna Ulisse tours Russia!

Donna Ulisse sound check in Kremlin Square in Vologda, Russia

At the invitation of the U.S. Embassy in Russia, Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain Boys made their first international trip in July 2011 performing as the only American act at four bluegrass festivals in Russia. They were considered music ambassadors playing this true American art form of music in the cities and towns of Vologda, Semenkovo and Yekaterinburg. The festivals were a gift from the U.S. Embassy to the people of Russia and also featured several Russian bluegrass bands.

While there, Donna was interviewed by countless television and radio hosts and also appeared on their morning TV show. It was a whirlwind of seven days from the time they left the U.S. until the returned but the trip was a huge success. To read more about the tour from Donna’s perspective and see more photos, visit her website by clicking here.