Archive for August, 2011

NewsAdvertiser.com: Cheremosh WINS Golden Orpheus


Felicity Bergman
Staff Reporter –NewsAdvertiser.com
Edmonton’s internationally acclaimed Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company participated in the European Championship of Folklore July 8-18, 2011 in Nessebar, Bulgaria.
Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company was the only representative from North America, and they took home the Grand Prix “Golden Orpheus” plaque and title Absolute European Champion of Folklore for 2011. Company Artistic Director Mykola Kanevets also got an award; a diploma for Maestro Academic. Read more…

Making Connections


The most important thing you will accomplish while traveling is making connections. In my travels to Europe this summer, I built upon long-time friendships. I connected with people that I never thought I would. I also made new friends from across the world.
I got to travel with my best friend to Europe, which is a whole other story in it’s own. We were the perfect team: she hates olives and I love them. Read more…