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 two folk choirs and several singers.
Dance Groups and Choirs:
Polonez - Dance group from Vancouver, Canada has been the highlight of the Polish Festival for the last six years. Their vivid dances in beautiful outfits from different regions in Poland continue to amaze. Recently, the group returned from their tour in Poland. There, they performed at the well known "Polonia Folk Festival" in Rzeszow, Poland. The Polonez dance group is directed and choreographed by Jacek Niemirski. Catch the exciting performance of Polonez both on Saturday and Sunday.
Polish School - 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.
Bands and Musicians:
Chervona - A band playing dance music from Poland, Russia, Israel, Armenia, Italy...
The Oregon Polka Beats - The best polka band in Oregon. It embodies all the joy, charm, and excitement of polka music
Leonard Kosatka - A talented accordion player