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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

1st Annual Doukhobor Borshch Cook-off

Craft Culinary & food History & heritage Intercultural Kids
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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Castlegar, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Borshch and bread are the life and soul of Doukhobor food. Bring your best effort, and be the first winner of our Borshch cook-off! Visitors, come sample the food and try the crafts.

- Traditional Doukhobor craft demonstrations.

- Kids activities.

- Fun for all the family.



Doukhobor Discovery Centre

The Kootenay Doukhobor Historical Society operates the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. Our mandate is to preserve and share Doukhobor culture. We present an experience that encompasses the sights and sounds of Doukhobor life in the Southern Interior of British Columbia (1908-1938). Enjoy indoor and outdoor displays, interactive educational exhibits and historical artifacts. We provide tours with friendly knowledgeable staff. Join us to celebrate cultural events. There’s always something to see and do at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre!


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