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UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – Annual Celebrating of the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence
A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts, and crafts
Sunday, August 26, 12:00 – 8:00 PM,
Ukrainian American Sports Center -- Tryzub
County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA.
Horsham, Pa.—Sunday, August 26, 12:00 – 8:00 PM. The 27th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sports Center -- Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA.
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, experience the 27th ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the 27th anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence. Enjoy an outdoor summer stage concert and show (1:30 to 4:30 PM), a public social dance (4:30 – 8:00 PM), homemade Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, standard picnic fare, kid’s fun area, vendors grove, Ukrainian arts and crafts displays and bazaar, cool refreshments, Live Reenactments from Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality.
“CELEBRATE LIBERTY AND UNITY”
A Resplendent Outdoor Summer Concert (1:30 to 4:30 pm)
Marking Ukraine’s Independence, the Unity of her People, Their Struggle for Freedom, Prosperity & Dignity
The artists (dance troupes, musicians, singers and ensembles that have performed in previous years) have created a dynamic and integrated collaborative program that will excite the senses.
( bios and links to their websites, videos and social media at: http://www.tryzub.org/ukrainian-festival-2018-artist-bios.php)
Singer-Songwriter (“Honored Artist of Ukraine”) IRYNA LONCHYNA
VOLOSHKY Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
ISKRA Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
VOX ETHNIKA Orchestra
Violinist INNESA Tymochko Dekajlo
Ariana Lem Joy Trio
Philadelphia area singers Yuliya Stupen, Vika Slobodian & Friends
Banner of Jasna Gora & Kuban Kozak Society (Historical Re-enactors & Museum – Ukrainian History)
A Ukrainian Public Social Dance (Zabava) to live Ukrainian polka, ballroom, traditional and modern music by the VOX ETHNIKA BAND will follow the stage concert and show.
Admission (Open to General Public): $15; Students - $10; kids under 15 free; Free Parking
LIMITED NUMBER OF DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE: $10. Tryzub members showing their cards at the door: $10
The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING