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46th International Festival of Highland Folklore in Zakopane
Thursday 21 August 17.00 Announcement of the results of the 43rd Tadeusz Staich national literary contest for poems on mountain themes. Book launch, “The Voice of Mountains”, storytelling by guides written by Tadeusz Staich, publisher Astraia – Public Town Library, 4a Łukaszowki street Friday 22 August 11.00 Podhale carriage championships and singing contest, “Śpiew Pytacki” (male singing connected with wedding customs), “Coachman of the Year” competition – Lower Rówień Krupowa 15.00 Parade of horse drawn carriages – Lower Rówień Krupowa 16.00 Folkloristic workshops for youth, “Podhale Songs – its Characteristics and Transformations”. Classes with distinguished singers of Podhale – Zakopane Town Hall conference room, 13 Kościuszki street 20.00 Concert: “On the Folk Note”. The evening star is the group “ Megitza.” As a guest appearance children from highlanders groups from Nowy Targ and Bańska – festival tent (entrance by ticket) Saturday 23 August 09.00-13.30 International scientific conference, “Subordinate or Management. Cultural Roles of Women in Rural Communities in the Past and Today.” – Zakopane Town Hall conference room, 13 Kościuszki street 14.00 Concert: “Little Highlanders” – presentation of the winners of the 5th Tatra Review of Children’s Regional Ensembles for the award of ”Golden Kierpce “ (regional shoes) – open-air […]