Ukrainian Folk Festival and Summer Concert 2023
Ukrainian American Sport Center
One Lower State Road
North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454
Region: Philadelphia & The Countryside
Hours of operation: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Admission fee: $15 - Kids Under 15 Free - Free Parking
Celebrate the enduring, vibrant culture of a people that fights for freedom! ($2 of each paid admission donated to Humanitarian Relief of Victims of War in Ukraine). 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 UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL 2023, celebrating the 32ND anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence. Enjoy an outdoor summer stage concert and show (1:30 to 4:30 PM), live orchestra music (4:30 – 8:00 PM), traditional Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, standard picnic fare, vendors’ grove, arts and crafts displays and bazaar, cool refreshments, Live Exhibitors of 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 Gallant Twilight 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. FEATURED PERFORMERS: Superstar Singer-Songwriter IRYNA LONCHYNA; VOLOSHKY Ukrainian Dance Ensemble; CARPATHIA Folk Dance Ensemble; Singer YULIYA STUPEN; Violinist INNESA Tymochko Dekajlo; FERKO MUMMERS STRING BAND; ARIANA LEM JOY TRIO; VOX ETHNIKA BAND; and Live Exhibitors of Ukrainian History. Live orchestra music – Ukrainian, traditional, rock and modern - by VOX ETHNIKA BAND (4:30 – 8:00 PM) will follow the stage concert and show. Admission (Open to General Public): $15 ($2 of each paid admission donated to Humanitarian Relief of Victims of War in Ukraine); children < 15 Free; FREE PARKING. Info: [email protected], or www.tryzub.org. Visit website often for COVID 19 ALERTS, NOTICES and Protocols! The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING.