The festival celebrating the 28th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence will feature Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods, arts and crafts and more! Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that fights for freedom!
Location: Horsham, PA, just outside Philadelphia
Date: Aug. 25, 2019
Admission (Open to General Public): $15; Students – $10; kids under 15 free!
The 28th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center — Tryzub, County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA. Manor College, a Ukrainian-Catholic institution, will be staffing a table at the event.
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 28th ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the 28th 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.
- KORINYA: Ukrainian Folk Band
- VOLOSHKY Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
- ISKRA Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
- VOX ETHNIKA Orchestra
- Violinist INNESA Tymochko Dekajlo
- ARIANA LEM JOY Trio
- MASTER YANG’S SCHOOL OF MARTIAL ARTS
- 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.
The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING