Folk costiumes Folk costiums are typical attive for rural population from special region. There are expression of cultural tradition and proud of our origin. We can admire it both in the casual as vastiv.
Highland costume Male costiume consised of trausers made from sheepwood and adorn coloured things. Higher part of costium was flaxy shirt and jacket on arms. Women wore crease skirts, linens shirts and velvet corsets. They wore too scarf on head and bead on neack.
Podlasie’s costiume Podlasie region is cinsidered to be poor, but it has a lot of natural resources, such as:wildrness, lakes and rivers.Our ancestors songs tell us not only about hard work, but also about poverty, longing for a better life, youth, love and joy of simple life. Thanks to the wealth of our folklore and beauty of its music we realize thta we can’t be ashamed. We can be proud that we own our folklore music which is unique and differs as from other parts of Poland .
Podlasie’s costiume Male podlasie’s costiume was really charakteristic: long russet, bright shirt with collar, linens trausers, straw hat and shoes looked like miner’s slippers. They have a plaited bag. Female costiume consisted of: corset; striped, woolen skirt and apron.
Krakow costiume Women wore patterned, red skirts, tulle apron, white lace shirt, dark corset, boots and garland with flowers on head. Male costiume consists of pants with stripes, jacket and leather belt. Inherent element were: hat with peacock feathers and high boots.
Kaszuby’s costume Man wore boots, shirts bind bands under neck. Vest weren’t have any sleeveless. Women wore wool skirts, T-shirts with full sleeveless and coloured headband.
Kurpie costiume Woman wore embroidered shirts, on which assumed woolen vest. To that dressed colourfull skirts, which girded aprons. Male clothes was made of coarse linen. Colourfull, striped trousers were placed into boots. They wore too shirts and sleeveless vest.
WOAKWojewódzki Ośrodek Animacji Kultury w Białymstoku
Kurpie Zielone- one of groups in WOAK
Kurpie Zielone The Folk Dance Group „ Kurpie Zielone” has been performing since 1953. The group consists of two dancing and singing subgroups and a folk band. They present folk dances and tradition from diffrent regions of Poland, maily from the Podlasie and Krupie regions. The activity of the group aims to present traditional and mogern customs of these parts of Poland.
Attempt- polish national dance, the polonaise.
Our trip to WOAK.
Sources: „Jestem sobie podlasianka” Grażyna Kuklińska „Stroje i zwyczaje ludowe” Jerzy Karolak „Albośmy to jacy tacy ….” Maria Kaczurbina