LONG NIGHT OF MUSEUMS 2017
On the 19th of May Wielkopolanie performed at the Long Night of Museums in Poznan. The very first event of this kind took place in Berlin in 1997. Thanks to its great popularity, the idea quickly spread around Europe. Today over 120 European cities organize the event annualy. In Poland the 1st edition dates back to 2003.
This year inhabitants of Poznan apart from seeing regular museums’ exhibitions, could also participate in additional workshops, lectures, movie showings and many more.
Wielkopolanie were guests of the Etnography Museum where they presented dances and songs from Jurgow and Kacwin. The packed audience greeted the performance with a huge round of applause. Visitors could also see the exhibitions or take part in handicraft workshops.
The Long Night of Museums gathered a lot of inhabitants of Wielkopolska region. The event has been developing through the years and has proved to be an amazing opportunity for everyone to enjoy museums for free and to see from behind the curtains how museums function.