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Volya! at the UCC Triennial Conference

Volya would like to thank the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and all of the organizers from this weekend's conference for having us perform at their showcase! It was an honour performing at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina alongside many other talented performers including Vasyl Popadiuk, Pavlechenko Folklore Ensemble, Shumka, Akolada Choir, and many more! We hope to be a part of this event in the future!

9th Annual Spring Awakening Gala

Volya Presents: The 9th Annual Spring Awakening Gala!   We invite you to welcome spring with us at our annual gala on Saturday, May 14th, 2016! The night will feature dinner, special performances by Volya School and Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, and Ukrainian Folk Band Millenia to perform following the evening's program.   Polish Hall | 10960 104 Street, Edmonton, AB Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Program: 6:30 p.m. Silent Auction throughout the evening (cash, cheque, or credit). The funds raised from the silent auction will go towards initiatives such as orchestrating new music and designing new costumes to help further enhance Volya’s professional commitment to Ukrainian dance. We would be honored if you considered supporting our gala and worked with Volya to continue to enhance art and culture in our community.   Tickets: Adult: $55 Child (2-10): $35 Table of 8: $440   For tickets, please contact info@vol ...

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Deep Freeze Festival

We're excited to be performing at the Deep Freeze Festival!

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 between 3:30-5:00 PM

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival

Igloo Inflatable Stage - Southeast Corner of 92 Street and 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

For more information about the festival visit: http://deepfreezefest.ca/

Hope to see you there!

Presenting: 25 Years of Volya!

25 years of volya! The freedom lives on

Having toured internationally every summer for the last 11 years, Volya is celebrating 25 years of history and accomplishments and focusing on bringing their performances home.

Volya is proud to announce that tickets are on sale for 25 Years of Volya! This spectacular show will feature all original choreography by artistic director Zhenia Bahri, some of it never seen before.
We invite you to join us as we celebrate this amazing milestone! 

Special Guests: DNIPRO Academic Ukrainian Folk Music Ensemble from KYIV, Ukraine

October 10, 2014   7 p.m.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium - 11455 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster.

Volya! at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival

Volya is proud to be performing at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival!

Dauphin, Manitoba

August 1, 2014

Volya is thrilled to be returning to center stage at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Manitoba! We'll be performing at the Friday evening show! We look forward to celebrating the love of Ukrainian culture and dance with the other fantastic performers as well as our audience!

In the fresh parkland air and sunshine, enjoy the incredible view of the prairies, and enjoy world-class grandstand shows from the only 15,000-seat, all natural hillside amphitheater in Canada. For more information about the festival please visit www.cnuf.ca

Volya! is Travelling to the United Kingdom in August!

Volya will be travelling internationally once again this summer!  

This August, Volya will be travelling to England to perform at one of the best and most well known festivals in the United Kingdom and Europe! While at the festival, Volya has also been asked to lead workshops for other dancers who will be attending from other countries including: Israel, Taiwan, Peru, USA, Mexico, Egypt, Macedonia and Papua New Guinea. Volya is very fortunate to be working with the talented musical ensemble “Dnipro” from Ukraine who will be sharing the stage with Volya during performances. Volya is very excited to perform with the musicians and to represent both Ukrainian and Canadian communities in this festival!

Follow us on Facebook to get live updates of the tour!

Volya! Performing at the 40th Annual Vegreville Pysanka Festival!

Volya will be performing two shows on the Grandstand Stage at the 40th Annual Vegreville Pysanka Festival on Saturday July 6th. Show times are 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

We are extremely excited to see all of our friends and supporters and look forward to sharing the stage with many other talented dancers and musicians.

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the festival, the main gate admission is FREE for everyone!

See you there!


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