The folklore dance group Podpoľanec is a team of young people who are connected by the love for the Slovak folk art. The activities of the group include the folk motives research and their scenic adaptation, mainly from the Podpoľanie region. Since its formation in 1975, the group belongs to the community of prominent folk dance groups in Slovakia.
The Podpoľanec have won awards on numerous festivals in Slovakia and abroad as well. The structural composition of the group depends on the character of the program.
The members of the group: dancers, folk music, singers and soloists for the folk musical instruments. The program can be characterized by dynamism which gives the possibility to each individual perfomer to take advantage of their improvisotary ability.