Ukrainian Folk Festival comes to Ukrainian American Sports Center in Horsham

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HORSHAM – The 2022 Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sports Center – Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham on Sunday August 28 from noon to 8 p.m.

Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, fiery, moving, enchanting, captivating and intriguing – modest words that describe but in no way 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 thunder, power, rhythm and force of “HOPAK” – the most exciting ethnic dance in the world, and every brilliant “Kolomiyka” (polka) and soulful folk song in between, experience the 2022 UKRAINIAN FOLKLORE FESTIVAL, celebrating the 31st anniversary of the independence of our ancestral homeland. Enjoy a summer outdoor concert and show (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.), music from a live orchestra (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.), traditional Ukrainian dishes and of baked goods, a barbecue, a standard picnic, a grove of vendors, exhibitions of Ukrainian arts and crafts and a bazaar, cool refreshments, live re-enactments of Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality.

“CELEBRATE FREEDOM AND UNITY”

A resplendent outdoor summer concert (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Marking Ukraine’s independence, the unity of its people, its valiant struggle for freedom, prosperity and dignity

Artists (dance troupes, musicians, singers and ensembles who have performed before) have created a dynamic and integrated collaborative program that will excite the senses.

Featured performers: Ukrainian superstar pop singer-songwriter IRYNA LONCHYNA, Ukrainian dance ensemble VOLOSHKY, folk dance ensemble CARPATHIA, singer YULIYA STUPEN, violinist INNESA Tymochko Dekajlo, ALEX LAGODA AND COLD RAVINE BAND, and banner of Jasna Gora (enactors Historical – Ukrainian History)

Live orchestra music from the COLD RAVINE BAND will follow the concert and stage show: Ukrainian, traditional, rock and modern music.

Admission (Open to the general public): $15 ($5 from each paid entry will be donated to humanitarian relief for victims of war in Ukraine); Children under 15 free; Free parking; Info: 267.664.3857, [email protected] or www.tryzub.org.


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