Join us for The Roncesvalles Polish Festival

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Dancer in traditional Polish dress.

Cześć! This weekend will mark the twelfth year of the Roncesvalles Polish Festival,  the largest celebration of Polish Culture in North America! Indulge in traditional Polish dishes  including pierogi, kielbasa, bigos and cabbage rolls while dancing along with continuous live music on multiple stages including Polka and Euro Dance Bands, Polish folklore song and dance groups.  Saturday night enjoy the ever-popular Dance Under The … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival Honoured at FEO Conference

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Festivals and Events Ontario announced the 2015 top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario at is conference this past week. These recipients represent the best festivals and events held in Ontario, a select group of celebrations which draw both an international and a domestic audience. The Roncesvalles Polish Festival was among the recipients of this award. Now entering its tenth … Read More

First photos from Polish Festival

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Photo: Kevin Gonsalves Toronto photographer Kevin Gonsalves captured some great images from this weekend’s Polish Festival. The photos were uploaded as part of his Project 60, a series depicting 60 themes each with 60 photos shot within 60 minutes over 60 days. The photos can be viewed as a Flickr slideshow here. While the BIA is still crunching the attendance … Read More

Kino Kultura: Revue Cinema celebrates Polish film during festival, Sept. 18-20

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From the Revue Cinema website: Where Roncesvalles Ave. and King St. meet, there sits an imposing bronze monument that’s about five metres high and four metres across. The sculpture is rent in half by a jagged vertical fissure, and its concrete base bears a single word running its full width: KATYN. How many of us who’ve walked or driven past … Read More

Construction? Festival!

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Roncesvalles is under construction, and we are working hard to earn your business. The RVBIA encourages our neighbours to continue to support business on Roncesvalles through this challenging time. Put your money where your house is—shop locally! GREAT NEWS! Everything is a go for the 2009 RONCESVALLES POLISH FESTIVAL, SEPTEMBER 19 AND 20, 2009. Read all about it here!

We Want YOU for the 2009 Roncesvalles Polish Festival!

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The Roncesvalles Polish Festival is a celebration of all things Roncesvalles, its great Polish heritage and what it is today: a vibrant, diverse neighbourhood brimming with talent. This September, let’s show Toronto what we’re made of. It’s your Festival, so get involved! We’re looking for local musicians, entertainers, artisans, artists and volunteers. Every year we showcase local talent on our … Read More

A Note From the Board

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To our neighbours, volunteers, businesses, sponsors, entertainers, vendors and visitors: Despite the rain and clouds, we pulled together and put on one amazing two-day party! We had over forty brilliant musical acts, over one hundred unique vendors, and well over 150,000 guests! You all helped to make this event our most successful yet! Thank you Dziękuję Bardzo Merci Beaucoup! Tony … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival Draws Record Crowds

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Neither the threat of rain nor its arrival on Saturday evening dampened the spirits of visitors to Roncesvalles this past weekend. Our neighbourhood was visited by record-breaking numbers of people, making this the biggest Festival to date. The Roncesvalles Village BIA would like to extend its thanks to the Festival sponsors and patrons, our members, event organizers, neighbours, vendors, volunteers, … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival Sept. 13th and 14th

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The 2008 Roncesvalles Polish Festival is coming up fast! Our annual celebration of Roncesvalles Village and its Polish heritage brings upwards of 100,000 visitors to our neighbourhood. Great music, entertainment, food and drink will abound on our street on Saturday Sept. 13th and Sunday Sept. 14th. The Roncesvalles Village BIA is honoured to once again have the patronage of the … Read More