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Easter Tree of Hope

Easter Tree of Hope is a joint initiative of Inisowiacy Polish Folk Group, Clare Immigrant Support Centre and the Polish Arts Festival Limerick that aims to allow local people to decorate their own Easter egg in a Slavic style and hang the decoration at a specially designated tree at Waterpark House in Ennis and People’s Park in Limerick. This way the community can celebrate togetherness while being apart in isolation.

The initiative includes two online videos demonstrating how you can decorate your own egg by traditional methods and a video exploring Easter tradition in Eastern Europe, including Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as the Irish traditions.

We invite you to watch the video and decorate your own egg at home and then when you are on your walk in the park you might hang your egg on a designated tree and enjoy the community spirit in these difficult times for us all.

Cásca sona duit – Happy Easter – Wesołych Świąt – Priecīgas Lieldienas – Linksmų Velykų – Честит Великден – Šťastnú Veľkú noc – Veselé Velikonoce Easter Tree of Hope

The project in collaboration with
Inisowiacy Polish Folk Group
Polish Arts Festival – PAF – Festiwal Sztuki Polskiej w Limerick
Clare Immigrant Support Centre

Presented by
Councillor Mary Howard – Mayor of Clare
Orla Ní Éilí – Clare Immigrant Support Centre
Jo Walsh – Clare Immigrant Support Centre
Gueorgui Rizov – Bulgaria
Marta Kubik – Poland
Alma Špyliovienė – Lithuania
Dana Poloniova – Slovakia
Tim Madden – Ireland
Ssvetlana Nnevdahaxx – Latvia
Marketa Dowling – Czech Republic Bigger Picture Projects

“Hej a w tym domku”
Przemysław Łozowski
Piano accordion, violin & traditional bass
Przemysław Łozowski
Single skin drum
Ray Scanlan

Przemysław Łozowski and Anna Scanlan

Special thanks to @Fundacja Borówek 27 for the traditional music and singing workshop

Lilianna Wojciechowska


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