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55th Anniversary Concert

Truly an incredible performance by Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance. The show’s first act was filled with an incredible display of our Ukrainian Heritage, bright colours, high kicks, blurring turns and an unexpected remounting of “Tambourines” by Slawko Sekunda originally choreographed by Alexander Nebesny, what an homage to 55 years of Yavir!! The Second Act […]

Youth Festival of Ukrainian dance

The tradition continues, as one of only two dancing schools who have participated since the First Youth Festival of Ukrainian dance Yavir shone on stage at the Living Arts Centre. Under the Artistic Direction of Krista Samborsky Yavir’s unique style stood out among the 5 participating schools. Yavir’s PRYVIT opened the Festival giving chills to […]

Family Malanka 2018

A glamorous evening of celebration! Yavir school of Ukrainian Dance in collaboration with The Knights of Columbus Sheptitsky Council hosted another noteworthy Family Malanka. Multiple generations laughed, played, indulged in scrumptious foods and danced into the early morning to the musical stylings of ZIRKA at the Renaissance by the Creek. You are enthusiastically encouraged to […]

Caroling 2017/18

Christ is born! Yavir celebrated this holiday season with great joy and loud singing, while walking door to door and spreading cheerful holiday spirit among all. We are so proud of our talented dancers, that have also proven to be quite the singers and musicians! So beautiful to see our culture continue to flourish within […]

Slavic Festival 2017

Another year at the Slavic Festival sees Vira and Karpaty ensembles performing at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish hall in Mississauga. The concert featured Polish, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Russian and Slovak national groups performing their traditional dances and songs. The stage was alive with the color and beauty of the rich national costumes, the intricate folk dances […]