Archive for 2008

Cheremshya and Chumak II Travel to Penticton


Thirty four Cheremshyna and Chumak II dancers traveled to Penticton in early August to perform at the Penticton Peach Festival.  After one day of travel and one rest day, the dancers prepared themselves for a hectic three days with a schedule that included five performances and an appearance in the Festival Parade.  The first performance proved to be a battle with the heat.  The soaring 40+C, resulted in some dancers being treated for heat exhaustion. Read more…

Mykola Shares his Expertise in Australia


By: Hailey Siracky. Mykola Kanevets, Artistic Director of Edmonton’s Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company, has a lot of big ideas.  At a recent Cheremosh rehearsal he told his dancers, “If you can control yourself, you can change the entire universe.” His recent trip to Australia is evidence that this philosophy has worked well for him and is impacting the Ukrainian dance scene in Australia.
Mykola’s relationship with the Ukrainian dance community in Australia began in 2001. Read more…