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Centre for Polish Folklore

“In order to relay the whole truth about people,
we must come to know the land on which they live.” Tadeusz Sygietyński

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Summer travels with Mazowsze Ensemble and the Automotive and Technology Museum in Otrębusy

Summertime events in Karolin this year are themed around journeys. Join us on 20 August for workshops, talks and social dancing, as well as the chance to admire some beautiful vintage automobiles from the Automotive and Technology Museum in Otrębusy.
01.07.2022 - 31.08.2022

Summertime in Karolin

There’s lots happening in Karolin during the summer. On Wednesdays and Sundays we’ll be making the most of the summer holidays and travelling around Poland and beyond during our family workshops. A summer crafts school for adults and young people will run on Saturdays. We’re also planning talks and presentations, and a big social dance to end the season. Join us in Karolin this summer!
11.06.2022 - 12.06.2022

Mazowsze Family Picnic

Join us on the weekend of 11 and 12 June for one of our biggest events of the year - the Mazowsze Family Picnic. With plenty of attractions for the whole family, this promises to be a fabulous weekend full of dance, song, music and traditional arts and crafts.
01.06.2022 18:00

International Children's Day

Channel your inner child and join us on Wednesday 1 June for lots of singing, dancing, colouring and cutting at the Centre for Polish Folklore. Entry to workshops is free of charge. Have fun with the family on International Children's Day 🙂
26.05.2022 18:00

Mother's Day in Karolin

On Thursday 26 June, we'll be holding a special Mother's Day singing workshop at the Centre for Polish Folklore. Join us for a fun evening learning some of Mazowsze's most known and loved hits.
21.05.2022 18:00

Social dance with a folk band from Łowicz

Join us on 21 May for social dancing with a folk band from the Łowicz region. We’ll hear melodies characteristic for this part of Poland, including the kujon, oberek and polka, and will have the opportunity to try out some dance moves. This is sure to be a real musical experience, and a great occasion to enjoy traditional folk music and dance in a social setting.

The Night of Museums in Karolin

Discover Karolin by night on Saturday 14 May. There'll be lots to see and do during the Night of Museums. Join us for special film screenings, backstage tours and activites at the Centre for Polish Folklore.

The May Weekend in Karolin

During the long May weekend (1-3 May), the Centre for Polish Folklore will be open between 10am and 6pm. Join us for a guided tour of Karolin! It's also a lovely time of year to relax in Karolin Park, and the Młochowski Forest is perfect for walks and cycling.
29.04.2022 - 30.04.2022

International Dance Day

Initiated in 1982 by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute, International Dance Day is celebrated every year on 29 April. This year, Mazowsze National Folk Song and Dance Ensemble is celebrating with concerts, dance workshops and talks. Join us for these special events on 29 and 30 April.
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Administrative QuartersStaff AccommodationPerformance HallChamber HallCentre for Polish FolkloreOld Polish InnChildren's PlaygroundHotel and Conference CentreThe White HouseEducational TrailHunters' Lodge