Fwd: [rusyns] Re: Slovak Festival
- --- Fred G Kovalyak <fkovalyak@...> wrote:
> To: Rusyns@yahoogroups.com____________________________________________________________________________________
> CC: Elaine Rusinko <rusinko@...>,
> Bill Tarkulich <bill.tarkulich@...>, vchromoho <rcuster@...>,
> Slovak-World <email@example.com>
> From: Fred G Kovalyak <fkovalyak@...>
> Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 08:12:24 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: [rusyns] Re: Slovak Festival
> Hello All you Slovaks/Rusyns,
> This info sounds like it should be shared with other Yahoo nets.
> But, Please dont shoot me for jumping from one Web to another to share it..
> If my Home were closer I would check out Holmdel,NJ myself. Unfortunately, at 74
> I no longer can pick up and go to many Slovak Festivals.
> However, I have made it a point to return to my Alma Mater (Pitt) each Nov
> to attend the Slovak Heritage Festival. Believe my Cousin Larry Oresick introduced
> me to you last year Rich Custer. Hopefully Larry and his Wife (just got married
> last month) will be there again this year.
> Rich, the next time you see my Uncle Bill Kopchick tell him I said HELLO and
> he should come to Pitt on 4 Nov to see and hear the Slovak Heritage Festival.
> The Food,Music & Dancing, and Seminars are Great. I also usually purchase
> several items from the many Booths.
> Fred G Kovalyak
> Beautiful Columbia,MD
> --- vchromoho <rcuster@...> wrote:
> > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
> > From: "vchromoho" <rcuster@...>
> > Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 14:11:53 -0000
> > Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Slovak Festival
> > So many Rusyn immigrants from Slovakia attend this particular
> > festival that it might as well be thought of as a Rusyn festival.
> > Even Tom Peters is there with his excellent genealogy booth that
> > covers Rusyn and Slovak research. At least twice in the past they've
> > had a Greek Catholic divine liturgy (in Church Slavonic) instead of
> > an RC mass (in Slovak). And at least three of the soccer teams are
> > mostly Rusyn guys: Tatra Slovakia, Litmanova, and Dukla Svidnik.
> > (Team Stara Lubovna also has a bunch of Rusyn guys on it.)
> > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "maxine" <maxine96@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Noreen, you are right, this festival is great. Up until 3 years
> > ago I lived about 15 minutes from Holmdel, NJ in Middletown. It is a
> > very beautiful, country area and I miss it so very much! Just a
> > little info:
> > > 1. Very safe area and Holmdel is about 20 minutes from the Shore.
> > > 2. A number of celebrities live in this area because it is approx.
> > 1 hour from New York, yet still country.
> > > Bruce Springstein is about 10 minutes from there (his
> > farmhouse) and his other 2 houses are in Rumson about 30 minutes.
> > > Bon Jovi
> > > Maury Porich and wife Kity Chaung (spelling wrong) and others
> > > 3.The Art Center, as we call it, has many top billing stars all
> > summer and other festivals. I know they have a Polish one. I am
> > waiting for them to have a RUSYN one and I'm coming to NJ. maxine
> > sasala
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: nhasior@...
> > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
> > > Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 7:06 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Slovak Festival
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > This is one of the best festivals. There is so much to do and so
> > many
> > > things to see. I have gone a number of times and am looking
> > forward to going
> > > again this year. One year, the archbishop of Slovakia was at the
> > festival,
> > > celebrated Holy Mass and my friend and I got a chance to see him
> > for a moment.
> > > There are many vendors, on the side fields are sports activities
> > for younger
> > > ones, plenty of parking and just a great day. The people who
> > plan for it do a
> > > great job.
> > > Let's hope for good weather.
> > > Noreen
> > >
> > > PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ
> > > Sunday Sept. 23. All day entertainment, 9 AM to 6 PM. Soccer
> > > tournament. Mass 11 AM. Slovak food and craft vendors.
> > Activities for
> > > children, 12 noon to 4 PM.
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