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Festival of Carols
Svitanok dancers will perform at the Capital Ukrainian Festival's "Festival of Carols" event on Saturday, January 14. Enjoy an evening of Ukrainian song and dance to celebrate the new year.
World Multicultural Festival
The Svitanok Ensemble is performing at the World Multicultural Festival on Saturday, November 30th. Come see us at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park at 5pm!
The Festival runs from 12pm-11pm on November 30th and admission is free.
The Great India Festival
Come see the Svitanok Ensemble perform Hopak and partake in the Unity Dance at The Great India Festival on August 9th, at 6:30pm. The Festival takes place from August 9-11 at Ottawa City Hall.
2019 Capital Ukrainian Festival
Svitanok and the Ottawa School of Ukrainian Dance are getting excited to perform at this year's 5th annual Capital Ukrainian Festival! See below for a schedule of our performance and workshop times. We'll see you at #OCUF2019!
Capital Ukrainian Festival 2017
Come see both the Svitanok Ensemble and OSUD classes perform at the third annual Capital Ukrainian Festival! We'll be on the main stage on all three festival days along with many other talented performers from Canada, the U.S., and Ukraine. See our performance times below. Celebrate Ukrainian culture in Canada's capital!
Friday, July 21:
The Svitanok Ensemble is excited to perform at the Montreal Ukrainian Festival again this year. If you'll be there, look for us on Saturday, September 10th in the 5 o'clock and 6 o'clock shows!
Montreal Ukrainian Festival - Festival Ukrainien de Montréal
Parc de l'Ukraine, rue de Bellechasse
Both the Svitanok Ensemble and several Ottawa School of Ukrainian Dance classes are thrilled to be performing again at this year's Capital Ukrainian Festival. The second annual Festival is taking place from Thursday, July 21st to Sunday, July 24th on the grounds of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa (952 Green Valley Crescent).
We're honoured and excited to showcase the vitality of Ukrainian dance in our hometown at OCUF 2016!
Festival performance times (all on main stage):
Saturday, July 23rd: