Groups 2017

Folk Dance Ensemble MAJ

The Folklore Group Maj functions at The Secondary Grammar School “Pierre de Coubertine” in Piestany, Slovakia. All participants are amateurs – enthusiasts of all ages.
In cooperation with the town’s cultural centre the group has also organized the first ever musical and folklore festival of the nearby regions to the Slovakian border. (South Moravia, Austria and the district of Trnava.)
In 2005 FG Maj represented the country during the official celebration of Slovakia joining the EU in Graz, Austria.
Since its beginnings in the autumn 1996, FG Maj has successfully presented Slovakian customs and traditional art and also its native town – not only at home, but also abroad. The group regularly participates in the locally organized festivals and celebrations in the towns of Stary Tekov, Dolny Kubin, Dolny Vadicov, Krakovany.
Historically, there are many more countries to mention that FG Maj has also visited:
Poland, Austria, Turkey, Czech Republic,Brazil, Hungary, United Kingdom, Holland, Sardinia, Israel, FranceSpain, Azores Islands, Croatia, Malta and Mexico.