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The Pittsburgh Area Slovak Folk Ensemble (PÁS), one of the premier ethnic performing groups in Pittsburgh for more than 40 years, recreates the splendor of Slovakia through traditional folk music, song and dance.
Audiences have praised the authenticity of the entertainment which has helped them recall memories of their homelands or their ancestry. In colorful regional costumes of Slovakia, PÁS performs lively village dances from the Central Highlands of Det’va to the explosive Górale footwork of the mountainous Tatras, to the leaps and jumps of the West and to the graceful and romantic movements of Eastern Slovakia. The spirit of this country comes alive through the music and singing of folk songs.
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"...Beautiful costumes and authentic music...wonderful dancers"
- Walt Disney World, Florida, March 2012
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We are now accepting new members for the Adult Group. Auditions are held during rehearsals on Friday evenings.
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Quotes from our members
"PÁS has taught me about so much more than just choreography. I've learned about my culture, heritage, and most importantly, I've learned about what it means to be part of something that really matters and makes an impact on our community."
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