Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color and deep symbolism of the delicate “pysanka” (Ukrainian Easter Egg) to the thunderous, power, rhythm and strength of “HOPAK” – the world’s most exciting ethnic dance, and every brilliant “Kolomiyka” (polka) and soulful folk song in between, we invite you to experience the TWENTY- THIRD ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence. Enjoy a festival stage show, a public dance, Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, arts & crafts displays and market; kid’s fun area, and Ukrainian hospitality.
The gala festival stage show will begin at 1:30 P.M. Headliners:
- VOLOSHKY UKRAINIAN DANCE ENSEMBLE (Jenkintown, PA)
- ISKRA UKRAINIAN DANCE COMPANY (Whippany, NJ)
- Violinist INNESA TYMOCHKO DEKAJLO (Lviv, Ukraine)
- SPIV ZHYTTYA (Living In Song) au capella chamber choir (Washington, D.C.)
- THE VOX ETHNICA BAND (New York City)
Delicious Ukrainian foods (Ukrainian Pierogies, Holuptsi, Ukrainian Sausage-kielbasa), and baked goods, BBQ picnic fare and cool refreshments for all tastes
An arts and crafts bazaar and a children’s fun area will be open all day.
Admission: $15.00; Students – $10; children under 15: Free; Free Parking
More information available at www.tryzub.org.