CARPATHIAN FOLK FESTIVAL

GET READY FOR A WEEK LONG FESTIVITIES AND FUN!
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 - OCTOBER 5, 2011

- 10/1 (Saturday)
DANCE WORKSHOPS & DANCE HOUSE

Live Music and Teaching by Düvö Ensemble
Location: St.Mary Romanian Church Hall (854 Woodbridge Street, St.Paul Minnesota)
Dance Workshops, Adults: 9:30am-&1pm, Children 4:30pm
Come for the day. Take a turn on the dance floor, learn folksongs and don't miss sampling the home-made food and drink being served all day in the Hungarian Tavern on the lower level. Instructions will begin with basics, so come join the fun even if you have never folk danced before. Having a partner is not required.

Children Workshop 4:30pmThe Kids' Folk Dance Workshop will be held from 4:30pm on October 1, 2011 (Saturday). The session will be led by the Hungarian visitor artists Kata&Pal Mlinar (professional Hungarian Folk Dancers and instructors) and the Düvő Band!

Tánchaz Dance Party, 7pm-midnightBring the whole family to a traditional Hungarian dance party! Enjoy party games, teaching, food and drink, singing and merrymaking. The Dűvő Ensemble will provide live music and dance instruction. There will be Hungarian food, wine and other beverages available in the Hungarian Tavern on the lower level.

10/2 (Sunday)
CARPATHIAN FOLK MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL CONCERT

Location: St.Anthony Village High School Auditorium (3303 33rd Ave NE, St.Anthony)
Come be entertained as the Dűvő Ensemble and several other folk dance groups showcase the dance traditions of cultures that share a love of the Carpathian Mountains. Permormer groups: Dűvő Ensemble, Szászka, Ethnic Dance Theatre, Ukrainian Village Band, Vidéki Hungarian Folk Dancers, Dolina Polish Folk Dancers, Lipa Slovak Dancers, St. Paul Czech and Slovak Dancers

10/4 (Tuesday)
LECTURE DEMONSTRATION, Minnesota History Center 7pm-9pm
Lecture Presentation on Hungarian Folk Dance & Music from Medieval to Romantic eras
Browse the exhibits of the Minnesota History Center for free from 5 pm. Grab a snack and a coffee in the Café Minnesota and then head down to the 3M Auditorium at 7 pm. Put a dot on the large map of Central Europe's Carpathian Basin marking where your family originated and then come enjoy a Narrative ethnographic "dig" discovering the clues to a vibrant history from the Medieval to Romantic eras hidden in beautiful costumes, whirling dances, and fiery music. Get a chance to ask your questions during a Q & A after the performance.
The event is sponsored by the Minnesota History Center. Free Admission (Free Admission to the History Center and the Lecture Demonstration)

10/5 (Wednesday)
DüVö ENSEMBLE CONCERT, Farewell Concert 7:30pm
Location: Croatian Hall, 445 Second Avenue S., South St. Paul, MN
Join us for the final full-length performance as the Dűvő Ensemble concludes their first visit to the Twin Cities. They will take the stage at the historic Croatian Hall in South St. Paul for an hour and a half of exciting music and dance from their extensive repertoire.
Join us to celebrate in the Croatian Bar after the Concert.

Please direct any questions to minnesotahungarians@gmail.com, carpathianfestival@gmail.com OR call Eva Kish at 651-341-5312.


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