Children folk group KORCASEK

Children folk group KORCASEK

Children singing folk group Korčašek operates at a primary school with kindergarten in Jablonove. Was established in 2011 to preserve and interpret folk songs from the area of Eastern Slovakia, mainly from the file. At the moment, trying to keep the treasure of folk songs in singing, but gradually wants to expand their repertoire and the children's games and dances that are trying to gather in their village of grandparents. Small singers are accompanied by the accordion Vladko splendor. In the group currently operates ten children. Although it is still young Korčašek choir, he has already led several performances not only at home but also in neighboring Poland. Folk ensemble Korčašek regularly opens prom and participated for example, AUTUMN markets in Spišské Podhradie, Katarínska afternoon in Jablonove, Carnival shares or "other fašengy in Jablunove".

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Children folklore Drevenik

Children folklore Drevenik

Children folklore Dreveník was established in 1991 under the guidance of teacher PaedDr. Bozena Švábova. Since its inception, he worked at the Town Hall in Spišské Podhradie. Today, for the second year team it operates at music school Spišské Podhradie and has 18 members of the new young generation. The repertoire of the ensemble are collected and processed Zvykoslovné gems village people living below the Spiš Castle. The dramatic bands (Harenčár, Harenčár, early days, in the Podradzu Mosca haunted every man his bread glory Kulu Kulu up the Chapter; How we tortured butter), the children's speech were shown different activities or properties of the lifestyle of the people in the past. DFS Dreveník is primarily involved in the various cultural and social events within their region. Spišských annually performs at folk festivals on Spišskom sheepfold. An unforgettable experience was recording session "Vandrovali musicians" in a studio in Kosice with an authentic band "Idze Smerč with kudzeľu" folklore and representation in Germany. For years they act in children's groups it changed hands for several generations. Today they are moms who come with their children and are interested in being able to playfully passed down further Folk Literature and calendar customs and traditions of the smallest region Spiš. Nothing like a children's spontaneous speech, which is due to amateur avid children's folklore mediated even today and will please anyone who loves secrets and invaluable wealth Spiša.

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Female singing group JABLONECKA

Female singing group JABLONECKA

Girls and women from Jablonov the longer time toyed with the idea of creating a community in addition to men's and children's folklore group and a female component. Finally, in September 2013 established women's singing group Jablonecká, which aims to preserve, develop and present traditions not only of the village Jablonov itself, but also of Spis and Saris. Currently, a group of work in progress and is formed as a number, and the repertoire. JABLONECKÁ currently has five female singers, is a leading Kožušková Lucia and the accordion accompanied by Mr Thomas Vojtánek. Their action is short, it can not therefore speak of success, even if they consider themselves a success the very existence of the group. Performance that attended were still only at home - municipal land, which have been presented to Katarinská afternoon and Carnival butcher block songs from Saris - "Pijacke" and "love affairs". They are expanding its repertoire of Čepeň, trávnice and they're going to create a block Ruthenian songs. One of the priorities is to enrich a group of Jablonovský costume, while drawing inspiration from old photographs preserved in the municipal chronicles. Their goal is to inspire young people to love and respect for folk songs and reach so that young people and children were not ashamed for their dialect, customs and culture and particularly not for folk song. Great support in shaping this effort feel by their families, friends and residents of the village, so much effort to increase cooperation with the male singing group Korčaškare that the village has been operating for several years and children's singing group Korčašek. JABLONECKÁ is committed to giving the song's heart and soul, because that song raises people from falls and delight in their anxiety is part of normal life and therefore deserves to be spread further.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

Folk music BRANISKO

Folk music BRANISKO

The impetus for the development of folk music Branisko became the idea of young teachers in art school Spišské Podhradie, encourage in children a positive attitude to folklore. The main initiator and founder was and still is Nicholas Demočko which already throughout childhood participated in various folklore ensembles. ĽH Branisko officially came into existence since September 2005, when the celebrations of St. Hubert in Bijacovce made her baptism. Godfather was then mayor Spišské Podhradie Ing. Francis Slebodník posthumously. The first tool grouping consisted of the first violin - Janečková R., R. Iľaš, 2.violin - Šulíková K., A. Lower, accordion - M. Demočko, bass - s. Genčúr and lead vocals - M. Sakmár. Folk music during Branisko they act accompanied many singers not only at folklore festivals, but also in various competitions, such as the Nightingale of Slovakia. One of them is the Victoria Juriková, which won several awards. Folk music itself took part in competition of folk ensembles in Giraltovce and many cultural events for files, such as Spišské folk festival, Goral day Dúbravské pies and more. ĽH Branisko its focus is mainly on the city Spišské Podhradie, but presented also abroad, particularly in Poland and Russia.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

Folklore music BIJACOVCANKA

Folklore music BIJACOVCANKA

Bijacovčanka brass band was formed as an offshoot of the area long known and popular brass band from neighboring Ordzoviany. Gradually, they began to play in Ordzovianke and musicians from Bijacoviec who in 1981 founded his own brass music called Bijacovčanka. Further participants were assigned musical instruments, started with regular drills and were also the first performance. During the years 1981-1983 were added to DH singer. Both brass band, Ordzovianka Bijacovčanka and still they performed together for more demanding music events under the patronage of former agricultural cooperative new file in Studenci. Breakthrough year was the year 1984. Due to the then leadership of the village were purchased new musical instruments were recruited additional members and Bijacovčanka started to operate completely separately. On hundreds could be counted various cultural, social, religious and other events that accompanied during its 30 years of operation. Its repertoire spríjemňovala life in the village and beyond, at the dance, Veselic and meetings, bolstered by important religious ceremonies and Masses, consider encouraging inhabitants to participate in various social, sporting and other events, renewed and maintained ancient local traditions. Artistic and musical level of the musicians maintain regular drills and participation at various events in the region. The most important event in the history of the existence of DH was to organize tours of folk songs performed by the brass band in 1995. The spectacular and attractive action took place in a beautiful and attractive environment Bijacovského mansion as zero grade called "Bijacovská flapper" with the participation of 8 Brass Band. At present, the brass band Bijacovčanka 22 members and is chaired by Michal Zajac.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

Folklore music ORDZOVIANKA

Folklore music ORDZOVIANKA

The picturesque village Ordzovany flying under Spiš Castle was founded in 1929 by brass band "Ordzovenská bunch," as it was called at that time, local women, as well as other inhabitants of the village and its surroundings. Performing DH was aimed at religious events, forgive Kermes, Primic and various public appearances. After 1961 he came under the patronage of the local agricultural cooperative Single Studenec, which has seen the biggest boom and popularity. Was purchased new musical instruments, costumes, uniforms and sheet music. In that period, which lasted until 1992, it was a regular performers Ordzovianka body at agricultural fairs Agrokomplex Nitra. He did not lack for any public celebrations, cultural events, meetings, balls, rag. The maximum number of members at that time approached the number 40 Contemporary Brass band Ordzovianka continues the tradition of its older predecessor in the number of performers from 14 to 18 players. In May 2014 celebrates its 85th anniversary. Art director and bandmaster is also Ing. Andrej Kočiš, chaired by Jozef Brník and the classical 12-member cast sing PaedDr. Bozena Švábová, Bibiána Glevický and Ondrej Baca.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

The male singing group GUBOV

The male singing group GUBOV

Male singing group from Dubrava formed a team of passionate guys for whom folk music and singing their favorite hobby. Their voices to conquer and captivate the audience at various events in the Spis region and the surrounding area since 2006. Typical Gubov polyphonic songs are songs from Dubrava and the surrounding area but also from other parts of Slovakia. Seek and maintain mostly older and now little-known folk songs of our grandfathers and fathers. The group released their own CD of folk songs performed in the TV show Kapur, and performed at small and big events at home and abroad. Group name is derived according to one of the hills above the village.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

The male singing group KORČAŠKARE

The male singing group KORČAŠKARE

Korčaškare incurred by 28 December 2006 as a priority, male singing group Accordion accompaniment. The village Jablonov until then had historically preserved folk traditions, and thus act to establish a folklore group was an important milestone in the modern history of the village folklore and culture in general. The current number of active members is 11 singers and 2 accordionist. The basic repertoire of songs based on which they prespievali older inhabitants of the village. Another source are witnesses of forgotten songs from nearby Spiš region. Repertoire for several years of the group gradually expanded. Singers were improved and Korčaškare currently have a wide range of songs with themes describing the different situations of life of our ancestors (wedding, humor, military, and of course about women). Group name has historical roots since time immemorial inhabitants of Jablonova called "korčaškare" (korčašek - thus opening a small pocket knife). The emergence singing group in the village had a few years of a synergistic effect, since in addition to the male group was gradually formed and female, respectively girl group called Jablonec. It equally complements the variety of voices and diversity of songs in joint appearances in the village and beyond. Inspired to action they were also local primary school children and help school leaders established a children's singing group Korčašek. Today Korčaškare represent the community and the region in various folkloric performances, regional preliminary contests, folklore and festivals, not only at home but also abroad.

Source: The Wonderful World of tradition MAS LEV

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