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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 […]

Final Coffee Sunday

On April 22 Yavir had an amazing turnout for our last coffee Sunday of the 2017-2018 season!  Not only did we dazzle people with the variety of countless desserts, pancakes and hotdogs – but we also made new friendships with parents who’ve found some time to help Yavir to raise money for getting glassless mirrors.  […]

Pancake Breakfast 2018

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!! Не я б’ю, верба б’є…Yavir celebrated Palm Sunday with the St. Demetrius church community. What a joyous day! A breakfast feast enjoyed on the Holy Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem with family and friends both new and old. Thank you to Yavir Ensemble dancers, parent volunteers and […]

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 […]