Ukrainian folk festival returns to Horsham in October


An open-air festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, food, arts and crafts commemorating the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence will be held on October 17 at the Ukrainian American Sport Center Tryzub, County Line and Lower State Roads, in Horsham.

The entrance fee is $ 15 per person. The profits go to the sports, fraternal, cultural and artistic programs of the association.

Normally held in August, the event will always feature an open-air stage concert and a performance will take place from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm After that, a public social dance, known as Zabava, will take place from 4 pm 30 to 8 p.m. with a live show. Ukrainian polka, salon music, traditional and modern music.

Featured performing artists will include Ukrainian singer-songwriter Iryna Longchyna; the Ukrainian Voloshky Dance Ensemble; the Carpathia Folk Dance Ensemble; the Vox Ethnika Orchestra; violinist Innesa Tymochko Dekajlo; the Ariana Lem Joy Trio; the Soloway Ensemble; and Banner of Jasna Gora pageant group of Ukrainian history.

In the photo, violinist Innesa Tymoshko Dekajlo.

Homemade ethnic food and baked goods, barbecue, picnic food, vendor grove, ethnic arts and crafts exhibits, bazaar, and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Visit the organization’s website for current COVID-19 security measures and protocols. Changes will be posted regarding program, format or date, possible cancellations or attendance, advance tickets, entry limitations, requirements and updates.

For more information, call 267-664-3857; email [email protected]; or visit

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