Names of Rusyn Folk Ensembles

Past and Present (some no longer exist)

Bajerivcan Bajerivci, Sarys Folklore ensemble
Lypnycanka Velykij Lypnyk, Spis Folklore ensemble
Poljana Hrabivcik, Sarys Folklore ensemble
Artil'nyk Dubova, Sarys Music, Song and Dance
Biljanka Zbudska Bila, Zemplyn Singing ensemble
Barvinok Kamjunka, Spis Music, Song and Dance
Verchovyna Medzilabirci Music and Song
Poljana Medzilabirci Dance ensemble
Kamjana Medzilabirci Dance ensemble
Busovcan Nyznij Tvarozec, Sarys Music, Song and Dance
Vihorlat Snina Music, Song and Dance
Verchovyna Ublja, Zemplyn Song and Dance
Udolcanka Ujak/Udol, Sarys Song and Dance
Polonyna Ulyc, Zemplyn Singing
Circanka Circ, Sarys Singing
Beskid Certizne, Zemplyn Folklore ensemble
Dujava Komlosa/Chmel'ova, Sarys Singing
Jastrabcan Saris'ke Jastrabje, Sarys

Other Rusyn Ensembles

Dubrova Zubnyj, Zemplyn Mychal Bon'ko - men's vocal director Helene Barnjak - women's vocal director Andrij Balint - director. Founded in January 1991, performs annually at the Festival of Rusyn Folklore in Kamjunka; Festival of Rusyn Culture in Svidnyk and in various regional festivals including Poland, Croatia, Ukraine and in 1995 at the International Folklore Festival "Luzica '95" in Germany.
Staryncanka Snina Irena Malynic - director
Polomka Cabyny, Zemplyn Anna Habynjak - director
Busovcan Nyznij Tvarozec, Sarys Jaroslav Vancik - director
Poljana Orjabyna, Spis Marija Kanja - director
Poracan Porac, Spis Helena Macala - director The ensemble began in 1974 as a women's singing ensemble with Anna Steiner as president and Mychal Djursa as director. They perform authentic Rusyn folk songs from Porac and the surrounding area. Today it is a men and women's ensemble.
Barvinok Kamjunka, Spis Nadja Grega, Helena Poprocka - directors
Slovinka Slovinky, Spis Elena Perhac - director
Kolos Udol.Ujak, Sarys Marija Fendja - director
Kojsovan Kojsov, Spis Anna Verba - director
Makovica Svidnyk
Anna Sutjakova - Poracova Native of Kyjov, Sarys. Okres Stara L'ubovna, resides in Presov and has performed with Presov ensembles "Karpatjanyn" "Sarisan". Was a laureate of the Makovic'ka Struna" Festival of Rusyn Song in Bardejov.
ROLLS Instrumental ensemble founded in 1983 in Circ, Sarys County, Okres Stara L'ubovna. Propagates traditional music in a modern interpretation. Members: Andrij Cerkala (vocals), Mychal Kolcun (guitar, vocals), L'uboslav Dufala (bass, vocals), Mychal Didyk (keyboards, vocals), Anton Miko (keyboards, vocals), Marta Pazurova (vocals)
Oslavjany Mokre, Sjanok County, Poland Musical Director - Roman Dlugosz, Artistic Director - Eugeniusz Mohyla
Anna Servic'ka Native of Krizlovska Huta now part of Gerlachiv, Sarys county, okres Bardejov Studied at Presov's Teacher's institute, was laureate of the annual "Makovic'ka Struna" Festival of Rusyn Song in Bardejov, was a member of the professional Rusyn song and dance ensemble - "PUL'S" in Presov


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