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New Year's Eve Zabava

Who's ready to bring in the New Year?

What?: Volya is hosting a New Year's Eve Zabava! Appetizers, late lunch, complimentary champagne, a photo booth, live music, and party favours are all offered for $50.00/ticket. Euphoria will be taking the stage! The theme is "Sequins and Bowties", so be sure to dress accordingly!

Where?: Meridian Banquet Hall (4820 73 Ave.) 

When?: Thursday, December 31st at 8:00 p.m.

You won't want to be anywhere else this New Year's Eve! Tickets are $50.00, and can be purchased through your favourite Volya! member, or through info@volya.org.

Halloween Pubcrawl

Join Volya on October 30th for a Halloween pubcrawl, hosted by Privilege Pubcrawls. 

All Proceeds From These Ticket Sales Are Donated To Volya! Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.

The Night of the Staggering Drunks has become Edmonton's Premier Halloween Event being the city's BIGGEST Single Route Pubcrawl 5 YEARS IN A ROW and the Largest Student Event of the Year!

This year, we expect to BREAK RECORDS! You could go on other crawls.. Why waste your time with "Mystery Stops" and end up at bars you don't even want to go to.. Instead.. Go to 5 of the Guaranteed Hottest Clubs in the City without Disappointment and the Most People! NO LINE, NO COVER, ALL PARTY!


-Check in at Knoxville's on 108st and Jasper Ave 7PM Leaving 7:30PM SHARP

The Rack-Union Hall-Mystery Stop-Knoxvilles Tavern

Get your tickets now at http://tinyurl.com/VolyaHalloween
$25 each.

Questions: 780.907.7450 or info@volya.org

Volya at Toronto Ukrainian Festival

Volya is very excited to be performing at this year's Toronto Ukrainian Festival!  Join us September 18-20, 2015 at North America's Largest Ukrainian Festival in the Bloor West Village! Festival Location: Bloor St. West, Toronto, between Jane St. and Runnymede Rd. Take the TTC – we’re right at both Jane station and Runnymede station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. This is a rain or shine event! Friday, September 18                 5:00 p.m. - Festival opens                 7:00 p.m. – Entertainment on the Northland Power Festival Stage at Jane St. and the Community Stage at Runnymede Rd.                 10:30 p.m. - Zabava (street dance) Saturday, September 19           & ...

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Fall Auditions

Volya is pleased to announce their fall auditions!

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Doors open at 5:30 PM, Auditions at 6:00 PM

Dance Alberta Studios, 11205 107 Avenue, Edmonton AB

Dancers must be over the age of 16 or in Grade 10 to audition. Please wear rehearsal attire.

Be part of this exciting ensemble! Volya tours internationally every year at minimal cost to dancers.

Hope to see you there! Any questions? E-mail info@volya.org

Dance Skills & Solo Workshop

Volya is pleased to announce a Ukrainian Dance Skills, Technique, and Solo Workshop!

Learn from the best: 

- be trained by some of the best Ukrainian dance soloists in Alberta

- boys will learn to jump higher to perfect jump splits, backbreakers and pikes

- girls will learn to perfect spins for obertass, fouetees and fifth turns

- gain better flexibility to make tricks easier to perform.


Sunday, May 31st

Location: Dance Alberta Studios, 11205-107 Avenue, Edmonton AB

Cost: $20 per dancer 

Ages: 8-17 years 

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 PM (ages 8-12) ; 3:30 to 5:30 PM (ages 13-17) ; 6:00 PM open house (all ages) 

Snacks and juice will be provided.

Limited Space Available! An open house starting at 6 PM is available for participants to watch a Volya practice.

Please RSVP by May 27th, 2015 to info@volya.org

Walk-ins welcome. Hope to see you there!

  • Download the Workshop Registration Form
  • June Auditions

    Volya is excited to announce upcoming auditions! 

    Sunday, June 7th

    Doors at 2:30 PM, Auditions at 3:00 PM

    Dance Alberta Studios 

    11205 107 Avenue

    Edmonton, AB

    Be part of this exciting ensemble! Dancers over the age of 16 are invited to audition.

    Please wear rehearsal attire and appropriate footwear. 

    Any questions please contact info@volya.org or 780.907.7450.

    Hope to see you there!

    Spring Awakening Gala

    Volya Presents: The 8th Annual Spring Awakening Gala!

    We invite you to welcome spring with us on Saturday, May 9th, 2015

    The night will feature a special performance by Volya!

    Ukrainian Folk Band Euphoria to perform following the evening's program

    Polish Hall | 10960 104 Street, Edmonton, AB

    Cocktails: 5:30 p.m.

    Program: 6:30 p.m.

    Dinner: 7:00 p.m.

    Silent Auction throughout the evening (cash, cheque, or credit)

    For tickets or more information please call 780-224-6838 or e-mail info@volya.org

    Adult: $55

    Child (2-10): $35

    Table of 8: $440

    We hope to see you there!  

    Deep Freeze Festival

    We're excited to be performing at the Deep Freeze Festival!

    Saturday, January 10th, 2015 between 3:30-5:00 PM

    Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival

    Igloo Inflatable Stage - Southeast Corner of 92 Street and 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

    For more information about the festival visit: http://deepfreezefest.ca/

    Hope to see you there!

    Volya Carollers!

    The holiday season is fast approaching!

    Did you know that the Volya dancers are also carollers? If you are interested in having Volya dancers carol at your house and/or Christmas event, let us know! 

    Email info@volya.org or call 780.907.7450!

    Check out a preview of Volya carolling here:


    We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Бажаємо вам веселих свят та шасливого нового року! 

    Presenting: 25 Years of Volya!

    25 years of volya! The freedom lives on

    Having toured internationally every summer for the last 11 years, Volya is celebrating 25 years of history and accomplishments and focusing on bringing their performances home.

    Volya is proud to announce that tickets are on sale for 25 Years of Volya! This spectacular show will feature all original choreography by artistic director Zhenia Bahri, some of it never seen before.
    We invite you to join us as we celebrate this amazing milestone! 

    Special Guests: DNIPRO Academic Ukrainian Folk Music Ensemble from KYIV, Ukraine

    October 10, 2014   7 p.m.

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium - 11455 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

    Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster.


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