CUT THE `HOŁUBIEC` 2014
On 12nd of October 2014 to celebrate the Day of Folk Dance in the streets of Poznan, Warsaw, Olsztyn, Katowice, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Gorzow Wielkopolski, Zielona Góra, Lodz, Lublin and Rrzeszów, dancers came out in colorful folk groups presenting indigenous folk costume traditions of his country.
Action “Cutting Hołubiec” began in 2010 with the initiative of the Warsaw folk groups and had local range, and within four years enveloped the entire Polish.
Singing and dancing young people encourage passers-by to common cutting hołubiec – the most popular step folk in Poland and many European countries.
In the capital of Wielkopolska, in the streets of entire city six folk groups danced : Folkoristic Group “Wielkopolanie” Folk Dance Ensemble of Physical Education “Poznan” Folkloristic Group “Szamotuly” Folk Dance “Cybinka-Grodzisk” Song and Dance Group “Chludowo” and the Song and Dance Group “Lusowiacy”. Each of folkloristic group presented their incredible art in parks, shopping centers and railway stations.
During the action participants across the country also undertook a joint record breaking attempt at cutting the well-known step (in Poznań Old Market Square at 5 p.m.)
The Organizers of that action, want to show the beauty of native traditions, costume, singing and dancing so folk culture, which is part of the Polish national culture.