Polish Festival @Federation Square
Bringing a Taste of Poland to Melbourne
Sunday, 15 November 2009
POLE DANCING HITS FEDERATION SQUARE!
Sunday, 15th November will see the stage at Federation Square filled with Pole dancing the wholefamily can enjoy.For the fifth consecutive year, Federation Square once again plays host to one of Melbourne'sbiggest and brightest cultural events – the annual Polish Festival @ Federation Square. The aim of the Polish Festival is to bring not only Polish dance but also the unique beauty, flavours andmelodies of Poland to Melbourne, transforming our CBD's most prominent landmark into ashowcase of a vibrant, 1000-year-old culture in which hospitality and festivity play an integral role.The Festival has something to delight every person and every sense. The square's main stage is ahub of music, colour and animation throughout the day as traditional Polish dances areperformed by both adults and children. Down along the Yarra's River Walk, the nose andtastebuds are brought into play as various stalls serve up the classics of Polish cuisine, includingmouth-watering
(hunter's stew) and
(doughnuts). There's plenty to keep the kids occupied too, including face-painting and mask-making, at the free all-day Kids Stop. And for the parents, a shaded beer garden provides theperfect space to relax and enjoy the flavours of Poland's world-famous vodka and beer.The Festival also has plenty to satisfy the shopping bug, with an abundance of merchandise onoffer including books, clothes, fashion accessories, Christmas decorations and travel packages,much of it unique to the Festival. Perhaps most enticing is the range of elegant amber jewellery,