Państwowy Zespół Ludowy Pieśni i Tańca „Mazowsze” im. Tadeusza Sygietyńskiego w Karolinie

‘Mazowsze’ is one of the largest artistic ensembles in the world, presenting the richness of stylised folklore. Because of its multi-regional character and its efforts in the preservation of cultural heritage, it is recognised as a national ensemble. For 72 years, it has kept audiences worldwide enthralled, and is seen as an ‘Ambassador of Polish Culture’. Through music, song, dance and by presenting traditional musical instruments, the ensemble shows the diversity and beauty of Polish folklore.

EVENTS

‘Mazowsze’ tour of Iceland

2019, Keflavik, Selfoss, Reykjavik

‘Mazowsze’ concert celebrating the 15th anniversary of Poland’s membership in the European Union, at the EU Council Headquarters

2019, Brussels

‘Mazowsze’ tour of Germany

2018, Iserlohn, Hamburg, Kiel, Brunswick

‘Mazowsze’ concerts in Irkutsk

2018, Irkutsk

‘Mazowsze’ concerts in Vilnius

2018, Vilnius

‘Mazowsze’ tour of France

2017, Paris, Amiens, Caudry, Lievin, Lille

9th China International Folk Arts Festival

2013, Yichang, Beijing

‘Mazowsze’ tour of Israel

2011, Rishon LeZion, Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut, Beersheba, Petah Tikva

‘The Magnificent Mazowsze’ tour of the USA and Canada

2010, Toronto, Philadelphia, Hamilton, Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Pittsburgh, Cleveland

PRIZES

Warsaw, 2016

The flag of Poland presented to the ‘Mazowsze’ Ensemble by the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, for special merit in social, cultural and economic activityThe flag of Poland presented to the ‘Mazowsze’ Ensemble by the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, for special merit in social, cultural and economic activity

Warsaw, 2016

The flag of Poland presented to the ‘Mazowsze’ Ensemble by the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, for special merit in social, cultural and economic activityThe flag of Poland presented to the ‘Mazowsze’ Ensemble by the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, for special merit in social, cultural and economic activity

Warsaw, 2014

The Minister of Sport and Tourism Award ‘For Merit in Tourism’The Minister of Sport and Tourism Award ‘For Merit in Tourism’

New York, 1973

United Nations Silver MedalUnited Nations Silver Medal

Warsaw, 2001

The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000

Huangshan, 2004

Grand Prize at the 6th China International Folk Arts Festival in Huangshan/Beijing (statuette), and a mention for participation in the eventGrand Prize at the 6th China International Folk Arts Festival in Huangshan/Beijing (statuette), and a mention for participation in the event

Warsaw, 2001

The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000

New York, 1973

United Nations Silver MedalUnited Nations Silver Medal

Warsaw, 2013

The Pro Masovia MedalThe Pro Masovia Medal

Warsaw, 2012

Gold record for the CD album ‘Polish Christmas Carols’ and for the DVD ‘60 Years of Mazowsze’Gold record for the CD album ‘Polish Christmas Carols’ and for the DVD ‘60 Years of Mazowsze’

Karolin, 2006

European Award for Tourism statuette, awarded by the European Tourist Press FederationEuropean Award for Tourism statuette, awarded by the European Tourist Press Federation

Warsaw, 2006

Medal awarded by the Polish Radio on the 80th anniversary of radio broadcasting in PolandMedal awarded by the Polish Radio on the 80th anniversary of radio broadcasting in Poland

Huangshan, 2004

Grand Prize at the 6th China International Folk Arts Festival in Huangshan/Beijing (statuette), and a mention for participation in the eventGrand Prize at the 6th China International Folk Arts Festival in Huangshan/Beijing (statuette), and a mention for participation in the event

Warsaw, 2001

The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000The Annual Honorary Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for the Year 2000

New York, 1973

United Nations Silver MedalUnited Nations Silver Medal

Performance

The Kaleidoscope of Polish Colors

Company

The Tadeusz Sygietyński National Folk Song and Dance Ensemble ‘Mazowsze’ at Karolin

Credits

  • Tadeusz SygietyńskiMusic and musical arrangement
  • Mira Zimińska-SygietyńskaCostumes and scenography
  • Witold ZapałaChoreographer
  • Eugeniusz PaplińskiChoreographer
  • Elwira KamińskaChoreographer
  • Zbigniew KilińskiChoreographer
  • Janina MarcinkowaChoreographer

Performance synopsis

Colors changing as in a kaleidoscope, music bringing unforgettable emotions, lots of dancing and singing – this concert presents the most popular songs and the most captivating choreographies from the ‘Mazowsze’ Ensemble’s repertoire. Audiences can also admire the beautiful costumes from different ethnographic regions of Poland. In the whirlpool of colours, there will be national dances: the polonaise, krakowiak, oberek, mazur and kujawiak, as well as regional dances, with their characteristic, original chants.

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Duration 150 " Crew * 170 Artists 150
Premiere 2013-03-10, Otrębusy
Audience wszyscy (niezależnie od wieku)
Warnings
  • none

* cast plus technical support

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