NIGHT OF MUSEUMS 2009 IN POZNAŃ WITH

NIGHT OF MUSEUMS 2009 IN POZNAŃ WITH

Night of Museums in Poznań in Ethnographic Museum began with the concert of Folk Group "Wielkopolanie”. After opening the event outside the museum by its chief, “Wielkopolanie” welcomed gathered guests with dances of Poznań Bambers. Then to the sounds of the band visitors came to the center of the object for the second part of the concert. In a museum setting Folk Group "Wielkopolanie" presented kujawiak and oberek dances along with dances of Upper Silesia and Spiš regions. After the concert visitors were invited to visit museum exhibition.
Ethnographic Museum in Poznań as a branch of the National Museum in Poznań is one of the oldest museums in the country presenting the wealth of folk culture. It continues the tradition of collecting ethnographic monuments in Greater Poland initiated by the “Towarzystwo Ludoznawcze w Pozanniu” which was established in 1910.
Currently there are 12 814 collections in various branches of the Ethnographic Museum in Poznań.
The seventh edition of the event, which always has a great interest among Poznań citizens, this time was held under the "Events worth Poznań” campaign. This means that on one day - 16th of May, all people longing for the cultural experiences could go to one of the many free events in the city, and additionally in the evening use the possibility of visiting museums in Poznań.
This evening was also very special for the Folk Group “Wielkopolanie”. On this exciting night for the last time at a concert performed dancer Alice Wawrzynek. Management and Dancers expressed their thanks to Alice for a long-term labour put into promotion of Polish culture in the country and abroad together with the folk group "Wielkopolanie".
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