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The Gorals – Highlanders of Carpathia, Shows How Many Pittsburgh Area Immigrants Once Lived in the Polish and Slovak Mountains.

The film will be shown on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland at the Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 PM. Tickets are available online at and at the auditorium when doors open with cash or check -- $10.00 for adults; $5.00 for children under 16 and students with ID. There will be a reception after the screening for those that attend the screening. Parking is free on campus on that day.

The film is be sponsored by The University of Pittsburgh Endowed Fund for Polish Studies with support from:

  • The Polish Falcons (National)
  • The Polish Nationality Room Committee – University of Pittsburgh
  • Polish Cultural Council (PCC)
  • CMU International Film Festival

About The Gorals – Highlanders of Carpathia

From the dawn of history, on the highest peaks of the Carpathian Mountains there lives a forgotten people. They possess a love of freedom, a connection with nature, and pride in their ancient traditions. Experience the passion and artisan-ship of the shepherd, lumberjack, bagpipe master, and wheelwright as they practice their occupations.

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PolishFest 2018 info

Find more information about PolishFest 2018 particulars here.

A preview of what to expect at this year's PolishFest 2018:

ʺPierogiburghʺ Pittsburgh Polish Festival Commercial from Cory Gindlesperger on Vimeo.

Gift Ad Back to school

Stop into our Nationality Rooms' Information and Gift Center, where we sell some unique and quality items perfect for the new student, or the creative gift -giver.  A wide selection of journals for pen or dry media are good gifts for the budding artist or veteran note-taker; stylish storage options are available among the many sizes of Polish hand carved boxes, and for those with an archeological/ scientific interest, we have Egyptian papyrus kits, hieroglyphics kits, coins, and even handheld telescopes for viewing all the options or the falcons above!  Sale items available everyday, too.