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 stage, festival village

15.00  Press conference, Zakopane Town Hall, conference room 13 Kościuszki street

17.00  Dancing Zakopane: A meeting of festival groups with residents on the streets of Zakopane, through the whole of Zakopane

17.30  Singing Zakopane: All together singing of highlanders songs with the audience – festival village

17.30  Wedding procession: Parade from Niepodległości square to the festival village

18.00  Traditional highlander wedding ceremony performed by the group “Watra” from Czarny Dunajec, host of the festival – open-air stage, festival village

19.00  Integration with participation of the groups by the bonfires – festival village

20.00  Meeting with famous women highlanders living in Podhale; “Cy Ty Wies Chłopie, Co To Takiego Jest Baba.” Farm mistress music players of the group “Dziurawiec” – Sokół cinema, 2 Orkana street

Sunday 24 August
08.00  Concert: “From the Tatra Mountains to the Festival Village” – Kasprowy Wiech, Tatra National Park

10.30  Holy Mass – Church of the Holy Cross, Zamoyskiego street

11.30  Street parade of Zakopane – Zamoyskiego street and Krupówki street

14.00  Shepherds dogs from Podhale show – Lower Rówień Krupowa

18.00  Opening concert – festival tent (entrance by ticket)

21.00  Fireworks show – festival village

Monday 25 August
11.00 – 14.00  Workshop of paper cutouts of Łowicz style and folk toys for children – festival village

12.00-15.00  Folk bands, instrumentalists and singers competition – outdoor stage, festival village

15.00 – 17.00  Italian National Day  – festival village

15.30  What is the highlanders alphabet about? Meeting with Bartłomiej Kuraś and Paweł Smoleński  authors of the book about Zakopane highlanders and their culture:– outdoor tent, festival village– outdoor tent, festival village

17.00  Competitive concerts – festival tent

20.30  Non competition concerts – festival tent
Tuesday 26 August
11.00 – 14.00  Workshop of paper tissue (crepe paper) for children – festival village

12.00- 15.00  Folk bands, instrumentalists and singers competition – outdoor stage, festival village

15.00 – 17.00  Bulgarian National Day – festival village

17.00  Entertainers in Zakopane . Dances, animations, integrations – Niepodległości square

17.00  Competitive concerts – festival tent

20.30  Non competition concerts – festival tent

Wednesday 27 August
11.00 – 14.00  Workshop of painting on glass for children – festival village

12.00 – 15.00  Folk bands, instrumentalists and singers competition – outdoor stage, festival village

15.00 – 17.00  French National Day – festival village

17.00  Competitive concerts – festival village

20.30  Non competition concerts
Thursday 28 August
11.00 – 14.00  Workshop of jewellery making for children – festival village

12.00  Results and prize winners concert for folk bands, instrumentalists and singers – outdoor stage, festival village

12.00  Premiere of the documentary film “I’ve Got a Picture of Her.”  – Sokół” cinema, 2 Orkana street

14.00 – 17.00  Polish Highlanders’ Day. Presentations of Podhale associations and regional organizations. Highlanders food, learning how to dance and presentation of the “prettiest highlander girl (“ Nośwarniejscyk górolecek”) 2014” – festival village

15.00 – 16.00  Screening of the film, “ Highlanders from Podhale Songs “ – festival tent

17.00  Non competition concerts – festival tent

19.00  Concert: “Music of the Carpathian Bow“ – “Sokół” cinema, 2 Orkana street

20.00  Film: ”Highlanders from Podhale Songs” – festival village

20.30  Non competition concerts – festival tent
Friday 29 August
11.00  Press conference – Zakopane Town Hall, conference room, 13 Kościuszki street

11.00 – 14.00  Pottery workshop for children – festival village

13.30  Prayer for world peace- Our Lady of Fatima Sanctuary in Krzeptówki

14.00 – 16.00  Encore concert of chosen groups from the 46th International Festival of Highland Folklore – festival village

17.00  Announcement of the results and awards ceremony and final concert.
Concert: “The Highlanders World”. – festival tent (entrance by ticket)
Saturday 30 August
11.00  Workshop of ethno design and interior design-  Zakopane Town Hall, conference room, 13 Kościuszki street

11.00 – 14.00  Workshop on painting on wood for children- festival village

14.00  Performance of the group, from Peru, “Los Tijeras de Ayacucho ” – outdoor stage, festival village

14.30  Zumba Fitness+Masla Bhangra Workout- outdoor stage, festival village

17.00  Performance of the group from Italy, “A Lanterna”- outdoor stage, festival village

18.00  Concert of the group, “Tekla Klebetnica” – outdoor stage, festival village

19.30  The Fiery Tango show – outdoor stage, festival village

20.00  Concert of the group, “Cossack System” – outdoor stage, festival village

 

Admission to all events, with exception of the opening and final concerts and “On the Folk Note” are free of charge

The festival tent, festival village and outdoor stage are located on the Lower Rówień Krupowa

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Text and Organizer: Zakopane Promotion Office

Lokalizacja: Zakopane