The moment you’ve been waiting for… the Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and the Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble are coming together to present “ДУША НАРОДУ – The Spirit of a Nation”!
Tickets to our September 9th performance at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium are now on sale!
Follow this link to the ticketmaster site: https://www.ticketmaster.ca/volya-and-pavlychenko-present-the-spirit-edmonton-alberta-09-09-2023/event/11005ECFA5AC3822
About the Production
Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Edmonton and the Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble (PFE) from Saskatoon are proud to present their new and collaborative show “Душа народу – The Spirit of a Nation”.
Taking place Sept. 9th, 2023 in Edmonton at the Jubilee Auditorium and Sept. 16th in Saskatoon at TCU Place. The production will be a colourful and immersive experience—from the foundation of Kyiv to how Ukrainian culture took root in Canada—to what we understand Ukrainian traditions to be today.
A Canadian show with roots and artistry from Ukraine, Душа народу – The Spirit of a Nation” is led by artistic directors Zhenia Bahri (Volya) and Serhij Koroliuk (PFE).
Fifty dancers will grace the stage by performing traditional and modern dances showcasing power, passion, and freedom. Join them on an inspiring and authentic journey through Ukrainian-Canadian history and culture.
With two dynamic ensembles together on stage, this show should not be missed!
About Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
Volya (Воля) is the Ukrainian word for “freedom”. Freedom to express oneself through the art of Ukrainian dance is the founding principle of Volya. For ensemble members, Volya is a style, a philosophy, and an inspiration to stretch their physical and artistic limits continually.
For 30 years, Edmonton-based Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble has enthralled local, national, and international audiences with its exciting and innovative choreography. Under the leadership of highly-respected Artistic Director Zhenia Bahri, Volya combines the highest standards of technical excellence with the intricate footwork and athletic artistry that are the hallmarks of Ukrainian dance at its best. Experience the pageantry, the power, and the freedom – experience Volya!
About the Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble
Led by Artistic Director Serhij Koroliuk, the Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble is a dynamic Ukrainian dance company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
This exciting troupe of young, dedicated dancers can stimulate nostalgia, create a comedic scene, dazzle you with intricate high velocity footwork, and amaze you with their lyrical quality.
Audiences everywhere have come to expect top-notch performances from the Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble, and are never disappointed.