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This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Sugar Creek’s hugely popular Slavic Festival. The Help celebrate the Slavic heritage and its cultural masterpieces borne from the regions of Poland and Finland primarily. The festival will include traditional dance, historical artifacts, cultural dances and ethnic foods. It is going to be packed with “scores of heel-kicking dancers, ivory-toned riffs from squeezebox masters, and of course, pound upon pound of juicy Kielbasa.” Grammy winning artist, Brave Combo, performs Friday and Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m. Check the complete schedule of events.
Put on your dancing clogs and learn how to dance the “Kolo” with influences from Russian dances, the waltz, German polka and others. This is a great opportunity to spend an educational day learning about a culture that has shaped several modern industries of today. It has always been great fun for the whole family. Register online to participate in sausage eating contest and become King of the Kielbasa.
The festival is June 11-12, 2010 on the Mike Onka Memorial Building grounds, 11520 E. Putnam in Sugar Creek. Festival hours are Friday 5:00 to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday noon to 11:30 p.m. Admission is only $3 per person.