Do you have a kroj in your closet?

If you have a kroj in your closet, put it on and head down to the Houby Days Festival on Saturday, May 19 to join the Parade of Kroje!This year, the Czech Heritage Foundation along with the NCSML are organizing the annual Parade of Kroje with special guests and performances by the St. Paul Czech and Slovak Folk Dancers!  This event will be held from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the Kosek Bandstand, and will feature community members in kroje starting at approximately 3:15pm.This event is open to anyone wearing a kroj (Czech or Slovak costume).  Line-up for community members will begin at 3:00pm behind the Kosek Bandstand.  Participants must be be lined up by 3:10, so all of the announcers and participants are prepared and ready.If you would like to participate in the Parade of Kroje, please provide a description of your kroj to by May 11 so that all descriptions can be compiled and provided to the announcers in advance.Please Include:Name,Address,Phone,E-mail,Description of KrojFor those who have participated in the past, the Czech Heritage Foundation should have your kroj description on file. Please contact us at so we can ensure that your description is still accurate, and so we can make any necessary modifications.Kosek BandstandCedar Rapids, IowaSaturday May 19, 20122:00 - 4:00 pm