OSTATKI—Mardi Gras Pittsburgh 2014

The last days of Carnival are called Ostatki in Poland. It is a time of fun and frivolity, providing everybody with the last chance to dance, enjoy meats, pastries and other rich foods and drinks before the beginning of Lent. Mardi Gras or Paczki Day in Poland is celebrated on the last Thursday before Lent. The paczki will be served in abundance at our Ostatki event.

By | March 3rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments


June begins with a holiday that all kids look forward to. On June 1st, Children’s Day is celebrated in Poland. Children are treated with a special attention; they receive presents and special treats. Various sport activities and concerts are held at schools and parks.  It is a family holiday, so parents usually take the kids [...]

By | February 27th, 2014|Events|0 Comments


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2013 – 4pm at Carnegie Music Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA "Polish Carols, Song & Dance" performed by The Lira Ensemble is a wonderful afternoon of entertainment, including beautiful music, exciting choreography, and the chance to share the best of Polish culture with friends and family  – 14-YEAR-OLD PIANIST DANIEL [...]

By | December 15th, 2013|Events|0 Comments


A Gracious Tradition for over 20 Years The Debutante Presentation of the Polish Cultural Council Saturday, November 16, 2013 The Circuit Center & Ballroom Pittsburgh, PA The Polish Cultural Council’s annual Bal Polonaise is an evening full of enchantment with dining, dancing and dignitaries filling the Ballroom at the The Circuit Center. For more than [...]

By | November 16th, 2013|Events|0 Comments

Pitt Volleyball to Host Polish Professional Club Dabrowa

PITTSBURGH - It will be a historic site on September 3rd when the University of Pittsburgh women's volleyball team hosts the Pitt International Classic and will share the court with Poland's Tauron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza, a professional club from the Liga Siatkówki Kobiet (Polish Women's Volleyball League). First serve of the exhibition match is set for [...]

By | September 3rd, 2013|Events|0 Comments


All Polish seasons - especially from far away - hold a special beauty and magic. However, early fall is the really special one. There is this short and beautiful period of warm weather, blue sky and sunshine, when foliage looks at its magnificent. Here we call it Indian Summer, in Poland it is called Old [...]

By | September 1st, 2013|Events|0 Comments