Performers

As in previous years, we will dance to the music of three bands, be entertained by children from 5 different dance ensembles as well as adults from 4 ensembles. You will also be able to listen to four bands and several singers.

Dance Groups:

Polonez - A Folk Dance group from Vancouver, BC with a dance program that reflects the finest Polish Spirit. Polonez’s dancers present traditional dances, music, and songs originated from Poland, through the creation and production of professional programs that both entertain and educate worldwide audiences. Their repertoire includes dances from the various regions of Poland, as well as some of the dances from neighboring countries.      

Polish School Dancers  - Children from Saturday Polish School in Portland. The Sobotka dance group is the pride of our local Polish community. Sobotka embodies the joy, charm, and excitement that dance brought to generations in Polish villages. 

Agnieszka Laska Dancers - a modern multi-media dance company led by Polish choreographer Agnieszka Laska. The group has a quite diverse repertoire and frequently features Polish music and other cultural elements in their performances. Ms. Laska collaborates closely with artists in various disciplines in the USA, Mexico and her native Poland. ALDancers prides itself on the extensive number of performances staged with live music. 

“…electrifying…dramatic and emotional, balanced between narrative and abstract, deeply engaging and captivating…terrific...a lasting impression…” 

Bands and Musicians:

Chervona - An international band playing dance music from Poland, Russia, Israel, Armenia, Italy...

The Oregon Polka Beats - The best polka band in Oregon. They embody all the joy, charm, and excitement of polka music.

Yazda(Translation: Let's Go/Ride/Play) - Polish / American band playing Polish pop and rock songs.

KaroliNa Trio -  Karolina Naziemiec- vc., vla, Robert Lewandowski- pn., & Bram Glik- sax,cl. acoustic trio from LA, playing arrangements of Polish and American songs.