Folklorna Grupa Kosovski Bozuri from Oakville, Ontario will be among many groups performing at the Intercultural Dance Festival 2017 Saturday, May 20 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN.

Folklorna Grupa Kosovski Bozuri are from a small Serbian community at the Church of St. Peter and Paul in Oakville, Ontario.  The group consists of two smaller groups, Dukati 4-8 years old and Biseri 9-14. The group gathers together to teach the children the true art and pride of the Serbian heritage through dance and culture.

Performers from Folklorna Grupa Kosovski Bozuri will join Srbadija Folklore, the youth folklore dance group at St. Sava, and many other dance groups as they perform in this special showcase of dance from different cultures and delight all with Serbian cuisine and the famous bake sale available during the event. Approximately 12 different dance groups have confirmed they will be performing and will be sharing their talents.

This will be the third consecutive year of the Intercultural Festival hosted in the new Pavilion at St. Sava that draws hundreds of people and unites through culture and dance.

This year there will be some familiar dance groups from previous festivals and some new additions to the lineup. More details of the names of the groups performing and some background about what you can expect to experience will be posted in the weeks and days leading up to the event.

This year groups representing Serbian, Polish, and other Eastern European nationalities will be performing, with more groups still joining the lineup. Performers this year will be traveling from as far away as Alberta, Niagara Falls, and Ontario in Canada.

Previous dance festivals have featured groups representing different regions of Serbia, Mexico, Greece, Ireland, and India in the performance.

Please save the Saturday, May 20 date to join us for the Third Annual Intercultural Festival, hosted by Srbadija Folklore, at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410.

Intercultural Dance Festival 2017 Performers

  • Balkanske Igre – Chicago
  • Opanak – Edmunton, Alberta – Canada
  • St. Elijah – Merrillville – Frula
  • St. George – Niagara Falls, Canada
  • St. George – Schererville – Tromedja
  • St. Raphael Kalinowski Polish School Polish Group – Munster
  • St. Sava – Merrillville – Srbadija
  • St. Stevan Dečanski – Detroit – Rasko
  • Sts. Cyril and Methodius Srpska Mladost – Guelph,  Ontario
  • Sts. Peter & Paul MOC – Crown Point – Kitka
  • Sts. Peter & Paul Parish – Oakville, Ontario