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Cheremosh mourns the loss of Olena Kanevets


With hearts filled with deep sorrow, the family of Olena Kanevets announces her passing on Monday, October 20, 2014, at the age of 46, following a courageous battle with cancer.
 Beloved wife of Mykola and cherished mother of Sasha, Olena will be sorely missed, and held dearly in their hearts forever.
 Olena was born in Koloyema, Ukraine on July 10, 1968. Read more…

Cheremosh Dancer Honoured with Hetman Award


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Zorya (Bociurkiw) Belanger has been a member of the Plast Ukrainian Youth Scouting Organization since she was 6 years old. Born in Edmonton and an Engineer by profession, Zorya has been active in many areas of our Ukrainian community from a young age, including Plast and the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. Zorya, while quiet in demeanor, is an exemplary young leader who lives up to her commitments, makes things happen and takes pride in engaging others. Read more…

First Cheremosh Summer Camp a Success


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The Cheremosh School of Dance held it’s first ever Summer Day Camp from July 12 – 21, 2014 for dancers aged 9 to 11. Parents commented that “This was an excellent 1st run at the camps”.
The campers had a great time and made lots of new friends. They improved their Ukrainian dance skills with instructors from the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company. They also participated in various other educational activities such as crafts and music lessons. Read more…

St. Albert Gazette: Celebrating 30 years of Ukrainian dancing


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By: Anna Borowiecki - For 45 glorious years Cheremosh has kicked its heels in the air. However, this year is the 30th anniversary of the Cheremosh Dance Festival and organizers are planning a series of firsts.
The biggest change is the addition of an outdoor market on St. Albert Place plaza as the festival returns to its traditional venue at the Arden Theatre. Read more…