The University of Pittsburgh's Slovak Studies program will hold its Annual Slovak Heritage Festival on Sunday, November 3, 2013, from 1-5 p.m. at the Cathedral of Learning, Oakland. To view the flyer, go to: http://www.pitt.edu/~votruba/currentinfo/assets/2013_Slovak_Festival_at_...
The program for the day will include the following talks, performances, displays, and vendors.
- Lisa Alzo, "New Resources for Slovak Genealogists."
- Susan Stafura, "Before and After: Slovak Antique Folk Costume Doll Restoration Project."
- Jan Letowski, "Between Moravia and the Mountains: Slovak Folk Dress Traditions of Záhorie."
- Martin Votruba: "Sts. Cyril and Methodius 1150th Jubilee: How Your Ancestors Outsmarted Germany and Gave Russia Its Lеттеяѕ."
- Slavjane Folk Ensemble
- PÁS (Pittsburgh Area Slovaks)
- Ben Sorensen on the fujara
- The Singing Reviľák Family
- Helene Cincebeaux - Parade of Krojs (Slovak Folk Costumes)
- Jozef Ivaška, Man of a Thousand Songs
- Pittsburgh Junior Slovakians and Pittsburgh Slovakians
Displays and vendors
- Helene Cincebeaux, Jan Letowski, Sts. Cyril and Methodius 1150th Anniversary 11-panel display (by WPSCA), Lisa Alzo, Slovak Gymnastic Union Sokol of the USA (by Joe Bielicki), Little Europe gift shop (by Pat Palko and Alison Brougher), Daniela's Exclusive Crystal (by Daniela Oziemek), Slovak paper-cut Christmas-tree ornaments (by Larry Kozlowski), Daniel Kisha, Joe Armata, Carpatho-Rusyn Society.
- Halušky/holúbky and other fresh food sold for local consumption; nut-roll sale (by PÁS).
Free Admission. The Slovak Studies program kindly requests that attendees consider bringing home-made cookies as a donation for resale, buying raffle tickets for the Slovak Basket of Cheer (courtesy of WPSC), donating by check in order to help defray the costs of the festival.
Come out and spend the afternoon celebrating your Slovak roots!