Celebrate the enduring, vibrant culture of a people that fights for freedom!
Horsham, PA - Sunday, August 25; 12:00 – 8:00 PM. The 28th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival & Summer Concert will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport 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, song 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, arts and crafts displays and bazaar, cool refreshments, Live Reenactments from Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality.
“A CELEBRATION OF LIBERTY AND UNITY”
A Resplendent Outdoor Summer Concert (1:30 to 4:30 pm)
Marking Ukraine’s Independence, the Unity of her People, and their Struggle for Freedom, Prosperity and Dignity
The artists (dance troupes, musicians, singers and ensembles that have performed in previous years) have created a dynamic and integrated collaborative program.
KORINYA: Ukrainian Folk Band
VOLOSHKY Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
ISKRA Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
VOX ETHNIKA Orchestra
Violinist INNESA Tymochko Dekajlo
ARIANA LEM JOY Trio
Live Re-enactments of Ukrainian History
A Ukrainian Public Social Dance (Zabava) to live Ukrainian polka, ballroom, traditional and modern music by VOX ETHNIKA 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.
The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING.