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Thousands attend annual Desna Cup cultural festival in Federal Way | Slideshow

Thousands flocked to Saghalie Park in Federal Way on Aug. 15-16 for the seventh annual Desna Cup.

The event featured a soccer and volleyball tournament and cultural festival. Soccer teams from Washington, Oregon, California, and even Brazil competed for the cup.

This year, Leo and Veronika Lisitsyna partnered with their friends at Velo Hungry and Rainier Riders Bicycle Club to include a cycling event.

Proceeds from the event will go to Mission Possible to fund orphanages in former Soviet Union countries.

For more information, visit www.desnasoccer.com.

Photos courtesy of Bruce Honda.

 

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