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ONE WORLD DAY 2019

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

POLISH CULTURAL GARDEN on ONE WORLD DAY,  August 25th.

One World Day celebration 2019

 
Please encourage friends and family to attend….and WALK WITH US in the growing Polish contingency in the ANNUAL “Parade of Flags”  during the Cleveland ONE WORLD DAY at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. 
 
Both strong and prosperous nations ~ the USA and Poland celebrate 100 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS  1919-2019 – our Parade theme!  Time to celebrate this.
Updates-
The parade starts at 12noon: Meet us at around 11 am wearing red and white, flags, etc. Meet on MLK Blvd. and St. Casimir Way.  (Park up near St. Casimir Parish is my best suggestion) Please note that MLK Blvd will be closed to traffic at 9:45 AM 
 
After Parade, come to the gorgeous Polish Garden. Shady area, where you can relax and enjoy the day with fun activities, performances, and great music. Lots to see and do.  We invite everyone.  
For more information please contact:
Connie Adams
216.218.8030

Polish Constitution Day May 3rd

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
May 3rd Constitution Day

Polish Constitution Day May 3, 2019

Cleveland Polish Constitution Day Celebration 2019

CLE Polish Constitution Day Celebration 2019

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Polish American Cultural Center invites you to their Artistic Program and Reception which will take place at 7:00 PM on May 3rd , 2019

6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH

 

Join us for this year’s parade which will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, Fleet Avenue in Warszawa Historic District of Cleveland (known today as Slavic Village). By participating in one of the oldest Polish Parade outside of Poland you will have the opportunity to celebrate with Cleveland’s Polish Community one of its finest traditions.

Schedule of events
Friday, April 26th at 6:00 pm
“Wiwat 3 Maja” a program for children of the Cleveland Polish schools at the Polish American Cultural Center
6501 Lansing Ave. Cleveland, OH

Saturday, April 27th at 7:00 pm
A tantalizing concert of classical music by Dr. Konrad Binienda and Mr. Konrad Kowal at the Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus, Slavic Village.
At Dusk – See the Terminal Tower displaying the national colors of Poland

Sunday, April 28th at 11:00 am
-Polish Catholic mass at St. Barbara Church
1505 Denison Avenue Cleveland, OH
-11:30 am- 1:00pm Lunch at the Polish American Cultural Center
-Grand Parade at 1:30pm in Slavic Village concluding at the Polish American Cultural Center with a cultural program by the Cleveland Polish Schools and Dance groups.

May 3, 2019

Nie bój się kochać

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Nie bój się kochać

Nie bój się kochać

Nie bój się kochać – Jan Twardowski

Polsko Kanadyjskie Towazystwo Teatralne – Salon Poezji, Muzyki i Teatru w przedstawieniu teatralno muzycznym granym na wielu scenach świata

“Trójka wędrowców szła przez te wszystkie krajobrazy i każdy z nich niósł inne emocje, które znajdujemy w wierszach poety – od wielkiego smutku do radości. Przy przepięknej muzyce Jerzego Boskiego i Dariusza Króla zanurzenie się w świecie poezji było oczyszczeniem dla nas wszystkich. W Polsce odbywały się wieczory poezji ks. Jana Twardowskiego, lecz były one oparte wyłącznie na jego wierszach. Uznałam, że wzbogacanie poezji wyobraźnią muzyczną i obrazem cudownej polskiej przyrody, tak drogiej, szczególnie dla nas, emigrantów – jest szalenie ważne.” – Maria Nowotarska fragment z książki Beaty Gołembiowskiej “Teatr bez granic”

Kazimierz Braun pisał: “Jego poezja jest niezwykle prosta i bezpośrednia, a zarazem ufundowana na autora niezłomnej wierze, bezwarunkowej nadziei i wszechogarniającej miłości. Ks. Twardowski ośmiela nas i zachęca abyśmy nie bali się kochać Boga, Bliźnich, piękna, a także dobrego, mądrego i pięknego teatru. Przedstawienie “Nie Bój się Kochać” jest wyjątkową okazją poznania wyjątkowej poezji i przeżycia szczególnych wzruszeń teatralnych”.

https://gazetagazeta.com/2019/03/nie-boj-sie-kochac-jan-twardowski-cz-2/

The Land of Smiles

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Victorian London - A Ball at the Mansion House

The Land of Smiles

(Das Land des Lächelns)

by Franz Lehár

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Polish-American Cultural Center 
6501 Lansing AvenueCleveland OH 44105

 

Polish Heritage Garden, Brick by Brick!!

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

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We cordially invite you to support our Polish Heritage Garden which will be located next to our Polish American Cultural Center.

This is a great opportunity to create a lasting memory for a loved one or your family to be recognized as supporters of the Polish-American Community in Cleveland, OH. For businesses and other organizations, it is a great way to demonstrate support of Polish-American heritage within the Cleveland area.

Thank you for your kind support! For more information please contact: 216-883-2828

Decorating Pisanki at St. Casimir’s

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Decorating Pisanki Easter Eggs

Polish American Cultural Center’s wonderful, multi-talented, Bernadette Zubel, came to St. Casimir’s church to teach others the Polish tradition of decorating Easter eggs, called Pisanki. The egg symbolizes new life and Christ’s resurrection.  However, the oldest Polish pisanki (the traditional name for painted eggs, singular: pisanka) date back to the end of the 10th century. 

There are different ways to decorate eggs: kraszanki (also called malowanki) are a type of pisanki colored with natural dyes obtained from onion peel, walnut shells, beet juice and various flower petals, cooked until they give up their colors. An egg is then cooked in the resulting dye. Nowadays, artificial food dyes are also used. People would often scratch the egg to reveal the color of the shell and thus make a pattern on a pisanka. These are called drapanki.

For more information on Pisanki and Polish folk art, visit our center to learn more! We have a whole room in our museum dedicated to Polish Folk Art!

Also here is an article: Guide to Polish Folk Art

 

Bernadette Zubel Source: cleveland.com

Bernadette Zubel
Source: cleveland.com

2nd International Symposium on Modern Polish Society

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

September 11th at 1:30 pm, just after lunch
This is the second time we have asked prominent guests from Poland to present recent trends in social science and culture to our Cleveland community. Just like last year, this second symposium has developed from the collaboration of Dr. Edward Horowitz, Director of the Polish Studies Initiative, Cleveland State University; Dr. Kathy Farkas, “Invisible Groups in Today’s Poland”, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, CWRU; and Gene Bak, Polish- American Cultural Center.
Everybody is welcome to come to the Center on Sept. 11 at noon to have lunch with our guests! Then join us for the presentation afterwards.
In this issue of Forum, you will find information about our guests and their presentations (below) as well as reflection papers written by Case Western Reserve University students who visited Poland this year as a part of the “Invisible Groups in Today’s Poland” travel-study program. There is also a reflection “paper” written by our guest, Ewa Sadkowska, concerning her family’s arrival to the United States. Maja and Zosia are the beautiful daughters of Ewa and her husband Lesław Tetla. You may meet them during the Symposium as well.
Speakers and their presentations
Łukasz Koperski, PhD student in the Institute of Sociology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań. Member of the Polish Sociological Association and the Polish Association of Schools of Social Work. His research interests concern social policy, social economy, social contexts of disability, gerontology, and counseling in the media. Member of the research group realizing local public policy programs (diagnosis and strategies) in Poznań.
Title of talk: Social Economy in Poland: innovative examples of community involvement in solving local problems.
Abstract: The social economy is a rapidly growing sector combining two aspects: economic (economic development, goods production, reducing unemployment) and social (solving social problems, social inclusion, strengthening of social capital). The Polish social economy is one of the best functioning in the European Union. We can indicate innovative measures aimed at combining these aspects, including crowdfunding, corporate social responsibility, cause related marketing, and social revitalization. Such activities allow the inclusion of the public in the process of organizing support, moving away from the traditional principles of charity and strengthening local social capital.
Ewa Sadkowska – Manager, National Orchestra of Polish Radio, previously with Stanislaw Wyspiański Dramatic Theatre, responsible for sales and distribution, audience development, commercial events, sales strategy.
Title of talk: A successful transformation from an industrial city to Unesco City of Music
Abstract: The influence of quality of place on people’s perspectives on culture; the need to develop audiences and to encourage participation in cultural events through the use of effective strategies and audience segmentation; turning an area known for coal mines and industry into the best tourist site in Katowice, through revitalization

Lesław Tetla: visual artist, head of Interdisciplinary Actions Studio, Associate Professor, Dean of Faculty of Art, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice

Title of talk: Artists behind bars

Abstract: Dick Higgins created the term intermedia, defining it as the actions placed between art and life, between artistic means of expression and the media through which human existence articulates itself. This anthropocentric way of perceiving art is very important in the work of the Katowice Academy’s Interdisciplinary Actions Studio, which, in its actions outside the walls of the school or galleries, in public space, enters into direct relation with specific places and the problems of people living in them. One of the most important socially oriented projects is the cooperation with the prison in Zabrze. The aim of this work is stimulation through art. Direct involvement of inmates in art projects is intended to ease tensions and prevent acts of aggression, as well as encourage them to read books and watch films.

 

Clödie Cleveland Concert

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Clodie 2016 tour

Clödie wywodzi się z Krakowa. Zespół gra przede wszystkim muzykę rockową. Doświadczenie muzyczne tworzących go muzyków, ich szerokie horyzonty, różnorodne zainteresowania i ciągłe poszukiwanie nowych rozwiązań powodują, że grupy nie da się zaszufladkować przypisując do jednego gatunku. Grają mocne, pełne uczucia i pozytywnej energii utwory. Tworząc teksty i muzykę zespół szuka inspiracji w zwykłych wydarzeniach codziennego życia, komentując na swój sposób otaczającą nas rzeczywistość. 

Kapelę tworzą: 
1) Klaudia Trzepizur, wokalistka obdarzona znakomitym, charakterystycznym głosem, znana między innymi z udziału w Voice of Poland 
2)Paweł Remański – gitara prowadząca 
3) Olaf Olszewski – gitara solowa, 
4) Tomasz Budek – bass 
5) Marek Olma – perkusja.
6) Kazimierz Chludek – saksofon/ instrumenty klawiszowe

Cleveland Museum of Art’s Studio Go at the PACC, JPII May 22nd, 2016 10am – 3pm

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Cleveland Museum of Art’s Studio Go is excited to participate with the Rooms To Let: Cleveland PACC, JPII Art show and Open house on May 22nd, 2016, 10am-3pm  Visit our heritage garden site and connect with the Cleveland Museum of Art.

PACC, JPII, 6501 Lansing Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44105

Additional Slavic Village Rooms To Let details:  http://slavicvillage.org/roomstolet

Studio Go

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s mobile art studio, Studio Go, delivers hands-on art experiences to neighborhoods across Northeast Ohio. People of all ages can participate in art-making and art exploration activities that will spark curiosity and create deeper connections to the Cleveland Museum of Art’s world renowned collection. Studio Go will tour communities across the region May–October 2016.

Use #CMAStudioGo to follow the truck on social media!

Studio Go is made possible through the generous support of American Greetings Corporation.

Cleveland’s Kosciuszko monuments 111th Anniversary- 2:00pm, May 29th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

kosciuszko statue and base skinnyYou are invited to Celebrate the

Kosciuszko Monuments 111th Anniversary

And Observance of May 3rd, 1791 -

Polish Constitution Day

 

May 29th, 2016

2:00 PM

 

Cleveland’s Kosciuszko monument is located
on the west grounds of the Cleveland Museum

of Art,  11150 East Blvd, Cleveland , OH

 

 

 

Patriotic program, Polish Folk Dance Groups and Schools 

      

 Bonus:

Celebrating 100 years of Cleveland Museum of Art  

www.clevelandart.org/celebrating-100-years-cma-video

CMA Centennial details: http://www.clevelandart.org/centennial