21st Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival Celebrates the Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence

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Date: 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Ukrainian American Sport Center, Lower State Road and County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044
United States

The Ukrainian Folk Festival hosted by the Ukrainian American Sports Center commemorates the 21st anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. Come celebrate a rich day of culture with the sights, sounds and tastes of Ukraine. Festivities range from traditional “zabava” dancing performed to the authentic sounds of the Fata Morgana band, to a performance by the Fralinger String Band of the Philadelphia Mummers, who staged a suite of Ukrainian folk music, dance and costumes for their New Year’s Day 2011 show. Ukrainian ethnic foods, standard picnic fare and cool refreshments will be available. Parking is free and admission is open to the general public.

Proceeds benefit cultural programming and youth soccer.

SCHEDULE

  • 12:00 PM
    • Festival begins; concessions begin.
       
  • 1:30 PM -- 4:30 PM
    • Gala Festival Stage Show
       
  • 4:30 PM -- 8:00 PM
    • Public Social Dance (“Zabva”)
    • Vox Ethnica Orchestra – traditional, modern, ballroom and Polka

FOOD

  • Homemade Ukrainian ethnic foods (pierogies, holuptsi, kowbasa sausage, etc.) and baked goods;
  • BBQ, Picnic fare and cool refreshments

ETHNIC BAZAAR

  • Folk arts and crafts market and displays.

KID’S FUN

  • Children’s games, amusements, face painting and fun area

ADMISSION

  • General Public -- $15
  • Students -- $10
  • Children 14 and under -- Free

Watch "Zoriany" Ukrainian Academic Theater of Music, Singing and Dance (Yatran Project), one of this year's featured festival shows. Click here to see the full list of performers!

Categories
Event Type: 
Festivals/Parties
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
Food/Cuisine
Global Region: 
Ukrainian