ENSEMBLE

The Zorya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble was comprised of 19 dancers for the 2006 - 2007 dance season. The group practices two evenings a week. We were very honored to have studied under the instruction of Jenya Bahri who came to Thunder Bay to conduct weekend workshops. During these workshops the Senior Ensemble learned new dances and worked on technique and character.

Members of the Ensemble not only dance but also teach the younger dancers in the Association. This year the Senior Ensemble performed at the following:

Membership Banquet - Port Arthur Prosvita Cultural Centre - October 2006

Ukrainian New Years 'Malanka' - Port Arthur Prosvita Cultural Centre - January 2007
Lakehead Music Festival - March 2007 - 1st Place 'Platinum' -
Seniors/Elderly Recognition Social - Port Arthur Prosita Cultural Centre - March 2007
55+ Centre - April 2007
Grandview Lodge - April 2007
Thunder Bay Folklore Festival 'Tour of Nations' - Fort William Gardens - May 2007
Roseview Manor - May 2007
Annual Concert - Selkirk Auditorium - May 2007
Celebration Dinner - Official Opening of St. Volodymyr's New Addition - June 2007
Silver Anniversary - Blue Berry Festival - Sioux Lookout - Aug 2007
Kakabeka Street Fair - Aug 2007
The Ensemble's current repertoire includes:
Pryvit Kozachok
Divotchij Tanets
Dubotanets
Carpathian Fantasy Volynskij Tanets
Nabazari Bukovenskij Tanets
Zaporozhets Hopak
Gypsy
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