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Alpine Dancers: A Tradition at Gottscheer Treffen

Earlier this month Kitchener’s Alpine Dancers performed at the 49th Gottscheer Treffen, which was held in New York this year, September 2nd through 5th….

Diaspora Hellenic Dance Group: Hitting Greek Day on Broadway

Back on June 26th, Vancouver celebrated Greek Day on Broadway, which is said to attract over 100, 000 people every year. Like at many of the Greek commun…

Polonez Polish Folk Arts Ensemble: Represent!

Last Friday, the Polonez Polish Folk Arts Ensemble performed at the Royal Days International Folk Dance Festival in Székesfehérvár, Hungary (August 14th…

Khorshid Khanoom Dance Group: Dance Along the Silk Road

The Khorshid Khanoom Dance Group is gearing up to tour its production Dance Along the Silk Road to Toronto October 29th. This Montréal-based co…

Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble: Vesna Festival

Canada’s longest running Ukrainian festival, Vesna, took place May 13th and 14th in Saskatoon, featuring the culture’s art, food, clothing, music and dance….

Tidley Cove Morris Dancers and Musicians: Victoria Day

Yesterday during the Victoria Day celebrations in Burnaby, the Vancouver-based Tidley Cove Morris Dancers and Musicians presented traditional English M…

A Leahy Family Christmas: A Canadian Export

Yesterday at the Sony Centre A Leahy Family Christmas kicked off its seasonal tour, beginning in Toronto before heading south for an American to…

Social Dancing: Known World Dance Symposium VII

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, features an article on social dancing by Kristin Harris Walsh, highlighting the various practices and reasons we Canadians are drawn to these fun community activities.

Holiday Merrymaking: Mummering in Newfoundland

The Dec/Jan 09/10 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an article about custom of mummering in Newfoundland.

Odori To Ten

This work is a collaboration with dancer Keiko Kitano, vocalist and shamisen player Aki Takahashi, and multimedia artist Rick Thomson.

National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia

This past Friday in Toronto, LADO the National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia performed as a traditional folk choir, highlighting its member as both dancers and singers.

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