Polish Festival in North Vancouver Sept 9th, 2018 

Official guests of the Polish Festival

 

Hon. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, MLA Surrey - Whalley

Marcin Trzcinski Consul General of the Republic of Poland

Bowinn Ma, MLA North Vancouver - Lonsdale

Jane Thornthwaite, MLA North Vancouver - Seymour 

Teresa Wat , MLA for Richmond North Centre

Darrell Mussatto, Mayor of City of North Vancouver              

 Konrad Kobielweski, candidate for the  Conservative Party

Guy Heywood, candidate for the Mayor of City of North Vancouver

Iwona Swiatczak - President of the Canadian Polish Congress

Andrzej Pulawski - President of Polish Philatelic Socity BC 

 

 

The Polish Festival is an annual event hosted by the North Shore Polish Association Belweder. 

This year the Polish Festival happened on Sunday, September 9th, at the Shipyards in Shipbuilders’ Square and the Pipe Shop at 115 Victory Ship Way in North Vancouver.

This vibrant and colorful event featured delicious traditional food, music, singing, folk dancing, arts, games, and more.

It’s a family-friendly event with theatre plays for children as well as crafts, face painting, balloon animals and games. Also, at the event were market vendors selling jewelry and other artisan products. Traditional Polish foods for sale include sausages, perogies and pastries.

The live music for the event was in the evening, from 7:30 until 9:00 pm. 

Performers at the festival included: Polonez Polish Canadian Dance Society, Roma Gry Dance Group, 

Toque Flamenco (a Latin dance group), Parno Drom Romani Music Group and Polish Canadian Soloists

The Polish Festival Vancouver offered something for everyone.  

Thank you all for celebrating this day with us!

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Pictures J. Dobrowolska, A. Jaskiewicz. I. Sobieski

Special thanks to the sponsors of the event

Vancity - Luciana Popp

Dr. Alicja Tesiorowska

Dorota Jurewicz

Hearthstone Brewery 

Starbucks on Lonsdale

Boston Pizza on Chesterfield

Piast Deli

 

Lottery sponsors

 

Heike's Hairlequin Hair Studio Ltd.

Browns Socialhouse Lower Lonsdale

Tap and Barrell

The Black Bear Pub

Belweder North Shore Polish Association

Barbara Budzynska - Macdonald Realty

Elzbieta Dabrowski - Freedom 55 Financial

Polish Canadian Women's Federation Branch #4

Terra International Foods Inc.

CanPol Polish Foods