Helene see you there, I am looking forward to see the exhibit.
As usual I will have another exhibit at XI. year of folklore festival
under KRALOVA HOLA in LIPTOVSKA TEPLICKA August 5 and 6. Opening on
August 5 2 PM. Everybody is welcome here.
At 02:43 PM 6/1/2006, you wrote:
>Anyone who will be in Slovakia towards the end of June is invited to
>our photo exhibit at Helpa Folk Festival, June 23 - 25. It will
>feature photos from the beautiful Horehronie region, neighboring
>regions of Detva, Liptov, Spis, as well as photos throughout
>Sklovakia that my mother and I have taken during the past 36 years.
> The exhibit will be held in the school on the festival grounds
> overlooking the village and under the peaks of the Middle Tatras.
> Expect the opening will begin at 3 or 4 pm - would love to see you
> there. (If you want to contact me I can give you my Slovak mobil
> phone number - expect to have it beginning June 22).
> Helpa Festival is a good deal smaller than Detva and Vychodna -
> which by the way they just cancelled as the new amphitheatre is not
> ready - but it is a very sweet festival. The folk music, dance and
> dress are outstanding!
> One of my favorite things is Friday afternoon when they erect a
> "remembrance room" decorated with folk dress and embroideries and
> village treasures - the elderly ladies are there spinning and
> sewing and telling stories; the older village men come to joke and
> sing songs and play the accordion and the fujara and there is a
> super booth where you can taste all the local specialties - like
> gulky - yum are they filling and wonderful and buttermilk and baked
> goods - it's lots of fun and great photo opps. Often there are
> craft booths set up here and performances on Sat. morning or there
> have been in the past.
> This takes place in a little square in the village below the
> church. The festival is at the other end of town up on the
> hillside.so be sure to check out the program so you don't miss
> anything. And things do change so hope this fun part is still going
> to be held. The festival performances begin Fri and continue
> through Sat. and Sun.
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