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 […]

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 […]

Coffee Sunday Oct 1

Coffee, cakes and Community! Yavir’s exceptional volunteers come together for another successful fundraiser and for a little fun too.  Kids of all ages enjoyed sweet and savory treats while dancers and parents served to the greater St.Demetrius Community. Congratulations to all who came out for the day and/or donated for the day.

2017 Bloor Street West Ukrainian Festival

Last week-end Yavir was proudly represented in the 21st annual Bloor Street Ukrainian Festival by many young dancers and families. Some walked, some rode on a float generously provided by St. Demetrius Church – but ALL had a fabulous time chanting: Y A V I R – Yavir is the best by far! Later Yavir […]

Save the Date – Bloor Parade (Sept 16, 2017)

At the 2016 Toronto Ukrainian Festival, Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance was judged to have the ‘Best Float’ in the parade, and was awarded a prize of $300. The cheque presentation ceremony took place on August 9, 2017. Representing Yavir at the ceremony were Andrew Tron (treasurer and member of the parent committee), Myrosia Foga […]