CLARK — In Poland, according to the Roman Catholic tradition, Christmas celebrations begin on Dec. 24 with the “Wigilia”, a dinner prepared with special traditional foods, singing of “Koledy” Christmas Carols at midnight Mass. This officially begins the Christmas season, which ends on Feb. 2.
Following this tradition, the Polish Cultural Foundation invites all its members and the general public to a great annual Christmas Concert, featuring for their first time, the newly-formed folk band, Kapela Ludowa, consisting of the following artists: Leszek Daszykowski, Robert Fa?da, Jan S?owi?ski, Czes?aw Kwolek and Mieczys?aw Dziadosz. They will perform and give a concert of Polish known and beloved Christmas carols. There will be a sing-along and a Polish traditional breaking of the ”Oplatek” wafer, followed by a traditional Polish “Wigilia” buffet.
The concert will be held Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. This whole afternoon costs $20 a person (children and students $10.) Included in the price of the ticket will be a buffet style dinner of foods traditionally served at the Polish “Wigilia.” Dessert and coffee are also included in the admission price and a cash bar will be available for adult beverages. Reservations are recommended due to limited seating. Call 1-732-382-7197 between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. (Monday through Friday).
The Polish Cultural Foundation is located at 177 Broadway, Clark, just off Exit 135 from the Garden State Parkway. For more information, visit www.pcfnj.org