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Over 25 years of traditional Polish music & dancing.
This Polish folk song & dance ensemble of Chicago is dedicated to promoting Polish culture, history, and folklore through high-quality performance of folk songs and dances in the United States and abroad.
The goal of this group is to pass on to the next generation the treasures of Polish folklore with its uniqueness, diversity, and power of expression. The repertoire includes melodies, songs, and dances from all regions of Poland: North and South, East and West as well as Polish national dances. Every effort is made to preserve and perform authentic traditional Polish dances.
In the 25 years of activity, Polonia Ensemble has actively participated in the cultural and social life of the Polish and American society, with the splendor of authentic costumes, vitality and joy of polish songs and dances. Among the most popular are: Celebrate Poland at Navy Pier, Polish Heritage Month, Taste of Polonia, Copernicus Celebration at Adler Planetarium, Beginning of New Millennium Celebration at the Chicago Historical Society, Winter Wonderland Festival at Navy Pier, Celebrate Poland at Navy Pier, National Conference of the Early Childhood Educators at McCormick Place, Unity Day Celebration at O’Hare Airport, Passport to the World at Children’s Museum at Navy Pier, and St. Joseph’s Day Celebration.
“Polonia” proudly took part in many festivals around the world and received a number of awards including the Gold Medal of “Wspolnota Polska” for promoting Polish culture, the main recognition – Festidanza CIOFF 2006 in Peru, and “Grand Prix” in the Euro Folk 2005 in Losenez, Bulgaria.
Dance groups are organized by age:
Little Polonia – Krasnoludki (3 to 5 years)
Meet on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm.
Krasnoludki classes are held in the Copernicus Center Annex unless otherwise posted. (5214 W Lawrence Entrance)