Ja Bardzo Kocham PACIM: 2021 Bal Karnawałowy

Bal Karnawałowy will be held virtually this year! Please join us online for a silent auction, musical performances, guest speakers and other festivities on Saturday, February 13 from 7:00 – 8:15p.m. (CST)

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Celebrate PACIM with Musical Performances by:

  • Warsaw jazz singer/songwriter MICHAŁ SOŁTAN  in his first ever U.S.  appearance 
  • The Kosmix young adult polka band
  • Polska Restituta Polanaise by Chicago composer Jaroslaw Golembiowski
  • The Kashubian Voices of Winona Choir 
  • Special guest: Consul Agata Czarnota  from Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago,
  • A sentimental journey of past Bals Karnawalowy,
  • A few words about an anniversary worth remembering,
  • and more!

Participate in the Silent Auction! Feb. 6-13

The online silent auction for 2021 Bal Karnawałowy is now open! From Feb. 6-13, bid online for polish art, coins, pottery, jewelry, and more! Visit the silent auction at your convenience here: www.32auctions.com/PacimBal2021

Where Will Your Bal Donations Go?

Let us know where you would most like to have an impact on PACIM’s operations. Below is a list of potential areas of consideration for where Bal donations will go.

  • Expansion of Polish language classes with more teachers
  • More virtual Literary, Arts and Event Programming- Digitalization of Library holdings, PACIM records and Polam archives 
  • Operating Rent through 2022
  • Raising our 2021 scholarship awards to $2,000 from $1,000 for up to three students
  • Assistance for Polish orphans

Please check your membership status here.

Click here for a survey to collect your responses and ideas.