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RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend

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  • Armata, Joseph R
    Nope! Next year s schedule won t be available until early next year. Next year s fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center. Joe
    Message 1 of 54 , May 19 5:51 AM
      Nope! Next year's schedule won't be available until early next year. Next year's fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center.

      Joe


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      > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Slovak-
      > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of LongJohn Wayne
      > Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:22 AM
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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      > Is there a tentative schedule for next year?
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      > --- On Fri, 5/13/11, Armata, Joseph R <armata@...> wrote:
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      > From: Armata, Joseph R <armata@...>
      > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
      > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Friday, May 13, 2011, 11:57 AM
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      > It seems the festival has been getting smaller each year. I
      > remember the huge crowds at the downtown convention center, but each
      > year it's less of a turnout, with fewer groups participating. We'll
      > see what happens this year.
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      > I recognize Roman Niznik's name, not from the festival, but because he
      > donated several very nice Slovak costumes to the Tamburitzan museum (I
      > worked there for a year, helping catalog the collection). There also
      > were some Moravian ones they had from Podluzi and the Kopanice area
      > that he might have donated too, I'm not sure about that. It's nice
      > that his name and memory lives on.
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      > Nick Jordanoff passed away in 2009, but the Bulgarians are still one of
      > the stronger groups at the festival, and their performance always
      > brings down the house.
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      > The Slovaks of course have been very good the past few years. According
      > to the online schedule, they perform tomorrow (Saturday).
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      > Joe
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      > > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Slovak-
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      > > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Inez Giles
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      > > Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:10 AM
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      > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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      > > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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      > > Joe, thanks for posting the link to the Pittsburgh Folk Festival.
      > Talk
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      > > about a flood of old memories.. I used to perform with the Pittsburgh
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      > > Slovakians - under Roman and Marie Niznik and with the Israeli and
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      > > Croatian groups when they needed dancers. Nick Jordanoff was the
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      > > The Pittsburgh Slovakians would practice Sunday afternoons at St.
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      > > Gabriel's Church on the Northside. We'd start making cookies and
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      > > pirohi in early April and freezing them for sale in the food booths.
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      > > We had costumes to make each year.
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      > > I can remember the SRO audience at the Civic Area for every night of
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      > > the festival. It was fun to hear the audience sing along when we were
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      > > performing "an old favorite." And we had international folk dancing
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      > > going on in the hallways with the strolling musicians. There was a
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      > > really good Bulgarian group - and of course, the Tamburitzans would
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      > > play. What a fun time.
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      > > Thanks again, Joe, for the trip down memory lane. - Inez (who wishes
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      > > she could still dance for hours and never need to take a break)
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      > > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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      > > [mailto:Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Armata, Joseph R
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      > > Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:54 AM
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      > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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      > > Subject: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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      > > For those in Western PA area, the Pittsburgh Folk Fest is this
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      > > weekend, May 13-15, at the Monroeville Convention Center. Here's
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      > > web site, with info on the performance schedule - it could change,
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      > > not too likely at this point.
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      > > http://www.pghfolkfest.org/
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    • Armata, Joseph R
      Nope! Next year s schedule won t be available until early next year. Next year s fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center. Joe
      Message 54 of 54 , May 19 5:51 AM
        Nope! Next year's schedule won't be available until early next year. Next year's fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center.

        Joe


        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Slovak-
        > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of LongJohn Wayne
        > Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:22 AM
        > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
        >
        > Is there a tentative schedule for next year?
        >
        > --- On Fri, 5/13/11, Armata, Joseph R <armata@...> wrote:
        >
        > From: Armata, Joseph R <armata@...>
        > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
        > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
        > Date: Friday, May 13, 2011, 11:57 AM
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        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > It seems the festival has been getting smaller each year. I
        > remember the huge crowds at the downtown convention center, but each
        > year it's less of a turnout, with fewer groups participating. We'll
        > see what happens this year.
        >
        >
        >
        > I recognize Roman Niznik's name, not from the festival, but because he
        > donated several very nice Slovak costumes to the Tamburitzan museum (I
        > worked there for a year, helping catalog the collection). There also
        > were some Moravian ones they had from Podluzi and the Kopanice area
        > that he might have donated too, I'm not sure about that. It's nice
        > that his name and memory lives on.
        >
        >
        >
        > Nick Jordanoff passed away in 2009, but the Bulgarians are still one of
        > the stronger groups at the festival, and their performance always
        > brings down the house.
        >
        >
        >
        > The Slovaks of course have been very good the past few years. According
        > to the online schedule, they perform tomorrow (Saturday).
        >
        >
        >
        > Joe
        >
        >
        >
        > > -----Original Message-----
        >
        > > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Slovak-
        >
        > > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Inez Giles
        >
        > > Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:10 AM
        >
        > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        >
        > > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
        >
        > >
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        > > Joe, thanks for posting the link to the Pittsburgh Folk Festival.
        > Talk
        >
        > > about a flood of old memories.. I used to perform with the Pittsburgh
        >
        > > Slovakians - under Roman and Marie Niznik and with the Israeli and
        >
        > > Croatian groups when they needed dancers. Nick Jordanoff was the
        >
        > > festival director.
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > > The Pittsburgh Slovakians would practice Sunday afternoons at St.
        >
        > > Gabriel's Church on the Northside. We'd start making cookies and
        >
        > > pirohi in early April and freezing them for sale in the food booths.
        >
        > > We had costumes to make each year.
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > > I can remember the SRO audience at the Civic Area for every night of
        >
        > > the festival. It was fun to hear the audience sing along when we were
        >
        > > performing "an old favorite." And we had international folk dancing
        >
        > > going on in the hallways with the strolling musicians. There was a
        >
        > > really good Bulgarian group - and of course, the Tamburitzans would
        >
        > > play. What a fun time.
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > >
        >
        > > Thanks again, Joe, for the trip down memory lane. - Inez (who wishes
        >
        > > she could still dance for hours and never need to take a break)
        >
        > >
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        > >
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        > >
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        > > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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        > > [mailto:Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Armata, Joseph R
        >
        > > Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:54 AM
        >
        > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        >
        > > Subject: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
        >
        > >
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        > >
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        > >
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        > >
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        > >
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        > > For those in Western PA area, the Pittsburgh Folk Fest is this
        >
        > > weekend, May 13-15, at the Monroeville Convention Center. Here's
        > their
        >
        > > web site, with info on the performance schedule - it could change,
        > but
        >
        > > not too likely at this point.
        >
        > >
        >
        > > http://www.pghfolkfest.org/
        >
        > >
        >
        > > Joe
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