After a smashing concert on Sunday, Verchovyna dancers, friends and family took some time to eat, drink and unwind together after a hard working year. Parents mingled, the children danced and played on stage and teachers bid farewell to their dancers until the New Year.
All the dance groups within Verchovyna performed at the Melbourne Ukrainian Youth Association 2014 Spring Concert. For some of our youngest of members, it was their first time performing on stage in front of an audience who greeted the Kinder group with great enthusiasm and loud applause.
This year’s Verchovyna Ukrainian Dance Ensemble concert will be held in Essendon on Sunday, November 30th
We had the pleasure in performing alongside our Polish friends, from the Lowicz Polish Vocal-Dance Ensemble, at their annual Lowicz & Friends concert -Echoes of my Homeland. It was great to meet other dancers from the Serbian, Hungarian, Polish and Chinese communities.
Members of Verchovyna’s Elementary group greeted His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav, with a traditional Ukrainian “Pryvit” and the eldest dancers performed an uplifting dance, at a banquet held in his honour.
Verchovyna performed in Geelong on Sunday, 31st August 2014 as part of the program at a grand celebration marking Ukrainian Independence Day organised by the local Ukrainian Diaspora.
It was very humbling and an honour for Verchovyna Ukrainian Dance Ensemble to perform at Ukrainian Independence Day celebrations at Kalyna Care (Ukrainian Elderly Peoples Home) in Melbourne.
On Sunday, September 21st, 2014, Verchovyna Dance Ensemble will be performing at the Patriarch Sviatoslav Banquet Celebrations.
Deakin Edge at Federation Square in Melbourne was brought to life with splashes of wondrous colour, lively music and harmonious voices as we celebrated the 23rd year of Ukrainian Independence.
Verchovyna Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will be performing at Federation Square on Sunday August 17th, 2014.