Dance Company News

Cheremosh’s New and Improved Studio: A Landmark for Edmonton and Our City’s Performing Arts Community


Graham Currie , President – The Cheremosh Ukrainian dancers have called several buildings “home” during their 44-year history. Eight years ago, after an ambitious initiative to own our own studio, that dream was realized when Cheremosh purchased the St. Paul Roman Catholic church in the historic northeast Edmonton community of Beverly. This in itself was a huge accomplishment. Volunteers within the organization worked together to build the studio floor to make the studio ready for rehearsals. Read more…

Cheremosh Display at the Alberta Legislature


Visit the Alberta Legislature pedway to see An Ensemble of Colour and the Cheremosh costume display. As a part of its 40th anniversary celebrations in 2010, Cheremosh commissioned Alberta artist, Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn to create a painting representative of its history. The result is the 16-foot watercolour capturing 40 years of Cheremosh’s regional variations of costuming that is now on display in the Legislature pedway. Read more…

Eternal Memory Chester Kuc 1931 – 2013

Chester - 40th preview

Chester Kuc dedicated his life to preserving and sharing the rich cultural heritage of Ukrainian dance, art and music. Born in Edmonton, he was meticulous and tireless as he pursued this passion but was also a dedicated son, husband and father who shared his wonderful sense of humour, style and caring nature with all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was a visionary, an artist, a mentor, a friend. His influence is of global significance. Read more…

Harper Government Invests in Improvements to the Cheremosh Studio


November 12, 2013
Edmonton, Alberta

Today, Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced support for the Ukrainian Cheremosh Society under the Harper Government’s Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF).
“The Ukrainian Cheremosh Society has been in existence since 1977 and its facility continues to be a community hub for local performances and festivals,” said MP Goldring. Read more…