One World @ One Place
Sunday 29th October 2017 Empire State Plaza – Convention Center (From 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM, )
Click here to see Directions and Parking information Click here to see Parking Lots and Parking Charges information Attractions: Parade of Nations, Crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, Native Dance and Music, Ethnic Foods, Unique Crafts, and much more.
Celebrate the World
In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the third was t...
Cultural Fiesta
Please join us at the spectacular representation of the Global Cultural Integration @One Place on Sunday, October 23rd 2016  This idea was soon turned into a reality and first ethnic festival was held on October 27, 1972.  We named it “Festival of Nations”.  It was held at the Hudson Valley Community Collage.It was welcomed so much that thousands of people h...
Bringing Community Together
The word got around about us – how much enjoyment we offer for the family on one Sunday afternoon in the Fall of every year.  Now there are several international bazaars/festivals in the area.  They are organized by different institutions.  Our Festival of Nations remains the original.  It is unique, in the sense that we, the participating nations, ourselves, organize everythin...
See You at the Empire Plaza
 This year, we are celebrating our 45th annual Festival with you! We hope you enjoy your few hours with us by looking at the arts and crafts from different parts of the world; by tasting delicious ethnic foods; and by being part of the audience indulging in the music with rhythm and dances representing various cultures and traditions of the world.
History of The Festival of Nations
  In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the t...

Ukraine

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  • Local Community Information

The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America is the primary Organization participating in the Festival of Nations. We are all also members of the St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Watervliet New York. There is also one member of our organization that is a parishioner of the St Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Troy, New York.

  • Website

The Organization Website

The Church Website

  • Performance

The performance performed by the Zorepad Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will be dancing;

Pryvit  “The Welcome dance”

Little Kozachok

Hutzulka

Hopak

Website: www.zorepaddance.com

  • Foods

Ukraine will serve the traditional “Holubtsi” stuffed cabbage with meat and rice, “Varenyky” potato and cheese dumplings, as well as a variety of sweets, such as Chocolate Walnut Torte, cheese cakes and pastries.

  • Miss Festival Candidate

Zoriana Moulton

  • Arts and Crafts

We will be featuring the traditional “Pysanka” batiqued eggs, as well as egg decorating kits, books, ceramics, silk scarfs and shawls and various hand embroidered tableware.

For more information please contact Luba Kushnir @ 371-0486

 

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