On March 2, Polish carnival ball dedicated to Feliks Movchanovskyi, organized by John III Sobieski Polish Culture Center was held in the Engineering Institute of ZNU.
The main goal of this event is to popularize the Polish traditions of the celebration of Shrovetide. In addition, the organizers made an event in honor of the outstanding mayor of Oleksandrivsk city, a Pole by birth - Feliks Movchanovskyi, who led this city in 1901-1917.
Polish carnival ball was "visited" by outstanding figures such as Pope John Paul II, the great composer and pianist Frederic Chopin, the first woman in the world who was twice winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry and physics, Marie Curie, Queen Jadwiga, King Casimir the Great, poetess Wislawa Anna Szymborska, world champion in ski jumping Adam Henryk Malysz and others.
Of course, there were tradition Polish dances during the ball such as polonaise, waltz, mazurka, etc. They were represented by children's dance groups in Zaporizhzhia and Synelnykove.
Polish carnival ball dedicated to Feliks Movchanovskyi was organized with the support of the newspaper “Zaporizka pravda”, the Zaporizhzhia regional organization of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, and All-Ukrainian Public Organization “Talented Children of Ukraine”.