University of Pittsburgh
November 4, 2010

Pitt to Host 25th Annual Polish Festival Nov. 14

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh will host the 25th annual Polish Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Nov.14 in the Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. 

The family-oriented Polish Festival, which is free and open to the public, will feature a variety of entertainment, crafts, food, and traditional folk music and dancing. There will be performances by the Lajkoniki folk dancers of McKeesport, and musician Radoslaw Fizek will perform traditional folk songs. A variety of Polish imported goods will be available for purchase. 

Traditional Polish food will include pierogi, kielbasa, golabki (stuffed cabbage), kapusta (sauerkraut), and kluski z kapusta (noodles and cabbage). 

The Nationality Rooms Program and the Polish Nationality Room Committee are sponsoring this event. Funds raised will help support the Polish Nationality Room Committee’s Summer Abroad Scholarship program, which enables one or two undergraduate or graduate students to study Polish culture and language abroad. 

For more information call 412-231-1493.