Tour Blog

Our Big Day in Kyiv


Today was our first full day in Kyiv. We all woke up bright and early and had a wonderful breakfast in the hotel restaurant. You could tell each dancer was so excited and anticipating the big day ahead of us. We took a bus to a dance studio in the city and were greeted outside by Mykola’s longtime friend and former schoolmate, Michael Zavarzin.
We were all in awe walking through the building knowing what was coming next. Read more…

Arrival in Kyiv


Never before have I been greeted at an airport by a stranger with a smile and a sign with my name and company logo on it. Today that happened in Kyiv, Ukraine.
My sister and I arrived in Kiev a few hours after the rest of the Cheremosh and much to our surprise, they sent us a driver! I felt pretty special when Max greeted us – even though he was expecting Morgan to be a man. Read more…

And we have lift-off ….


The excitement is building within the organization as one of the most significant Cheremosh tours to date is upon us. As a Company, we have had a VERY busy past couple of weeks between planning and volunteering at our annual Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Festival, and preparing ourselves so that, as dancers, we may bring the best Ukrainian dance choreography and passion that Canada has to offer. 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…