Edmonton Journal: Cheremosh, Cantilon Choir win top prizes in Europe

Fish Griwkowsky, Edmonton Journal
Published: Tuesday, July 19 2011
It’s hard to spring much higher – on Sunday Edmonton Ukrainian dance troupe Cheremosh won top prize at Euro Fest 2011 in Nessebar, Bulgaria.
Twirling and posing in boots and flowers against hundreds of dancers from across Europe, Cheremosh – the only North American participant – took home the Grand Prix Golden Orheus plaque and the rather muscular title Absolute European Champion of Folklore for 2011. Read more…

Press+1: Tales From Ukraine – The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Written and photographed by: Daria Belseck (Edmonton)
Tales from Ukraine, a Robbins Lighter Classics production, brought together a fantastic combination of local music and dance in an unforgettable night of celebration and cheer. Joining the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) onMalanka, Ukrainian New Year’s Eve, was the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton, Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company and The Honourable Gene Zwozdesky. Read more…

Edmonton Journal: An explosion of Ukrainian folk-dance energy

Salena Kitteringham. Western Canada is home to several large Ukrainian dance companies and the ties that bind these well-established organizations are like the long, intertwining branches of a family tree, criss-crossing the Prairies.
In fact, in 2007, the three artistic directors for the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company in Edmonton, the Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble in Calgary and the Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble in Winnipeg were related, either by blood or marriage. Read more…

The Commuinity Press: Cheremosh dancers bring Ukrainian flavour to Daysland

Christine Cherry. The Community Press. The Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company of Edmonton dazzled the crowd during their Sunday afternoon performance at the Daysland Palace Theatre, presented by Daysland and District Cultural Arts Society.
The troupe of 36 semiprofessional dancers performed a variety of dances that highlighted the agility and athleticism of the male dancers and the grace and beauty of the female troupe members. Read more…