Panorama Raclawicka

Panorama Raclawicka

Panorama Raclawicka In the Mezzanine – Go up the staircase in the Lobby.  The display is available during all Festival hours Friday through Monday. Description in English below. W czasie tegorocznego Festiwalu „Taste of Polonia” wznowiona zostanie w sali „Annex” Centrum Kopernikowskiego ekspozycja 14-metrowej długości […]

SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO

SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO

This year we added something new to our Taste of Polonia Festival.  More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs.  SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO Available all weekend long (Sept 2nd – Sept 5th) You could have your picture taken with the […]

Lady Pank

Lady Pank

Lady Pank is one of the most popular and legendary Polish rock bands. It was created in Wroclaw, in September 1981, on the initiative of guitarist and composer John Borysewicz formerly associated with the group Budka Suflera. Another founder, Andrew Mogielnicki, is chief of the  […]

Karate Demonstrations

Karate Demonstrations

Karate Demonstrations by Gen-Ki Saturday, Sunday, and Monday During the demonstration the public will see students at different levels and ages from 3 years and older. Students will perform movements using Karate techniques and drills used in Gen-Ki Karate classes.   The demonstration will also […]

Mary Macaroni

Mary Macaroni

Mary Macaroni Saturday & Monday  Holy baloney, it’s Mary Macaroni! This Kindie artist is a singer, songwriter, guitarist AND magician known for her catchy sing-a longs and hilarious magic! Kids get to help Mary with magic tricks, shake shakers and dance with scarves along with rockin’ […]

ABC Dance Academy

ABC Dance Academy

ABC Dance Academy has been part of the Taste of Polonia Festival since 2009.  The crowd always enjoys the various dance routines: ballet, Latin, hip-hop, jazz, break-dancing and more.  ABC Dance Academy ABC Dance Academy has been part of Krakus Kid’s Stage at Taste of […]

Wawel Dance Group

Wawel Dance Group

The Wawel folk dancing group joins us at another Taste of Polonia Festival.  Always a joy, these young dancers perform a beautiful repertoire of traditional Polish bridal dances. Wawel Dance Group Performing Sunday & Monday 2016 The Wawel Dance Group repertoire includes:  suite of dances […]

Biesiada z piosenka biesiadna

Biesiada z piosenka biesiadna

Biesiada z piosenka biesiadna BIESIADA z “biesiadna” to wspaniala okazja do wspolnego spiewania i wspominania, na ktora zapraszaja WARSZTATY TEATRALNE i AGATA PALECZNY ! Piosenki, ktore spiewalismy wszysycy na koloniach, harcerskich obozach, babskich spotkaniach, wieczorach kawalerskich, w autobusach wycieczkowych… Spiewali je nasi dziadkowie, rodzice… a […]

Take Five

Take Five

Take Five GENRE:  Polka  Take Five is a Unique Entertainment experience, not just a Band. They Put on a Show with Audience Participation. They not only play festivals, but also play Weddings, clubs, and many Private Events. The band consists of Ted Tomczak who has […]

Bandoleros

Bandoleros

BANDOLEROS Genre:  Blend of Middle Eastern & Latin Flavors Chicago-based Bandoleros has been called a true World Music phenomenon, known for its spicy blend of Middle Eastern, Spanish flamenco and Latin flavors. With a unique, eclectic repertoire in such diverse languages as Arabic, English, Spanish, […]

Catfight

Catfight

Catfight GENRE:  Rock CHICKS THAT ROCK!!! This all-girl band has been called “the darlings” of the Chicago cover band scene. Covering top artists of today and yesteryear. Bruno Mars, Icona Pop and One Republic, to playing classic favorites by Prince, ACDC and Queen, there’s something […]

Ear Candy

Ear Candy

EAR CANDY: Exactly what your ears have been craving!  Back by popular demand to the Taste of Polonia Festival.  You can’t help but dance ……… Ear Candy GENRE:  Pop | Dance   Specializing in performing your favorite dance hits from the past 40 years, Chicago’s […]

Gentlemen of Leisure

Gentlemen of Leisure

The Gentlemen of Leisure Band and Review, affectionately known as the ‘Gents,’ offer a musical smorgasbord to satisfy even the most discrete of palates.  YES!  They are back again for the Taste of Polonia Festival.  So popular! Gentlemen of Leisure Band – Gents GENRE:  Jazz […]

Keith Stras & Polka Confetti

Keith Stras & Polka Confetti

Keith Stras & Polka Confetti GENRE:  Polka Keith Stras & Polkas go hand in hand.. Keith Stras has worked in every aspect of Polka Music. In 2016 he’s celebrating a 40 year career in the genre. Elected to the Polka Music hall of Fame in […]

Ampol Aires Band

Ampol Aires Band

Ampol Aires Band GENRE:  Polka Way back in the early 1950’s there was a very popular band called the Eddie Zima Orchestra which was comprised of Eddie Zima, concertina, Andy Day, trumpet, Wally Glowicki and Roman Travers, clarinet and sax, Frank Barwig, piano and Rudy […]

Amy Maniak

Amy Maniak

Amy Maniak Genre:  Pop, K-pop Chicago has always been a hub for new music.  It makes sense that one of the newest young pop artists would call Chicago home. 15 year old Amy Maniak is breaking into the scene in her own way. Ever since […]

CARA

CARA

CARA Rakowicz Genre:  Mixed  ~  Monday,  Inside Stage (theater) CARA began her musical journey when she was very young; she started singing at family gatherings and quickly garnered the nickname “Cara Bird” for her beautiful voice. Cara Elise took piano lessons, vocal lessons, and eventually […]

Warsztaty Teatralne Little Stars

Warsztaty Teatralne Little Stars

Warsztaty Teatraine Little Stars → STAGE: Inside LANGUAGE = Polish →  However, the Director adds, “… we believe theater has its own universal language, so please join our audience, regardless of your Polish language skills, and allow us to take you into the world where everything […]

Casino

Casino

The Casino, or “Nick’s Casino,” will again be located inside the air conditioned Center. Nick’s Casino Saturday, Sunday & Monday  from 2 pm to 10 pm South Lobby of the Copernicus Center GAMES: Blackjack Texas hold’em Roulette Money Wheel Outside Money Wheel Available during all Festival Hours […]

You Can Be My Angel

You Can Be My Angel

Once again the “You Can Be My Angel Foundation” will host the Kid’s Stage during events in 2016.  They do such an outstanding job and add so much fun to the festival!  We salute this wonderful organization and their exceptional volunteers. You Can Be My […]