All our ensembles regularly perform at a great variety of civic and social functions, at ethnic or local festivals and charities. Some have performed on T.V. and / or for royalty. What unites all the ensembles is a common love for their rich and colourful heritage.
The purpose of our Federation is to:
- Promote Polish folk culture throughout Great Britain, both within Polish communities and to the British public.
- Organise Polish Folklore Festivals and other performances in G.B.
- Be a central source of information & advice of folklore material, instructors, groups, and festivals (in U.K. and abroad).
- Arrange folklore workshops, facilitate exchange of instructors and the use of professional experts from Poland.
- Foster cooperation between member folklore groups.
In addition to the festivals and other event co-ordination, the Federation organises specialist workshops for senior dancers and instructors, teaching dance and instruction techniques. Once a year, a recognised specialist instructor and musician are invited to UK to present the highly regionalised histories of dance, music and song traditions of specific areas of Poland.
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