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Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes

True Poltava dances are waiting for us. Use the chance to study Kozak dance from its source in Zaporizhzhia. Be a guest on the rehearsal of well known ensemble Prolisok in Kropyvnytskyi. Visit the pearl of the Black Sea - Odesa!
Whether you’re a dancer, choreographer, or just someone who is passionate about dance, this tour is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and repertoire.

Trip Details

14 days/13 nights | Kyiv to Odesa

Service Level: Signature learn more

Our Signature tours offer everything you would expect from Cobblestone Freeway.

  • A combination of 3 and 4 star hotels and character-rich accommodations
  • 2 meals provided per day plus snacks
  • All land transportation
  • High quality bus with air conditioning
  • Cobblestone host and fully translated local guides
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing & cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers

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Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-2
Explore the golden domed streets of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city with ancient charm and modern flare. Its beautiful landscapes, parks and gardens charm and captivate. Take a part in Kuban workshop - sure not to disappoint.
Day
3-5
Visit the birthplace of many talented people - Poltava. It's centuries-old glorious history will reveal a new aspect of Ukrainian culture. Take a look at battlegrounds of the 1709 Battle of Poltava - which is considered one of the most significant battles. Take a trip to the eco-village and get acquainted with the life of its inhabitants.
Day
6-8
We are in the heart of Kozak glory - Zaporizhia. The rich Kozak history originates from this very region. Study dances unique only for this region. Take a look at the cradle of Kozak grand history - Khortytsia island. This place is a symbol of the power, courage and unconquerable will.
Day
9-11
Take workshops with one of the best dance ensemble of Ukraine - Prolisok in Kropyvnytskyi. Do not miss the unique opportunity to see the world's only Ukrainian Choreography Museum - place that will allow you to better understand stylistics and culture in general.
Day
12-14
Welcome to Odessa - a multicultural place with a wonderful sense of humor. Relax on the shore of the southern coast, take a trip to the famous Shabo winery - which is considered one of the best in Europe.
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Highlights

Not only do you get to travel to some amazing places and network with dancers and instructors from across the world, you also get to experience some Cobblestone Freeway exclusive events!

Plus, you get to dance and party the night away at our Zabavas!

 

tour itinerary - Ukrainian Dance, Music & Costumes

Departure Dates

2018

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inclusive trip items

Your Trip Will Include:

  • Full time Cobblestone tour host & translator
  • Experienced city tour guides
  • 2 meals a day, plus snacks
  • 3 or 4 star hotels & character rich accommodations
  • All land transportation
  • Interaction with local artists, craftsmen & performers
  • Unique museums, art galleries & special locations
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers
  • Private concerts
  • CobblestoneFreeway t-shirt

Land Package per person from:

$2,800 usd

Flight Packages

We are happy to help you with flight details and arrangements.

Please contact us to book or receive more information.

Single Supplement - $500 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

This tour is a dream come true. I am…inspired to continue to learn and grow as a teacher and choreographer

Kristina Washchyshyn

HOST: Vincent Rees

Vincent Rees has been a prolific dancer, director, choreographer and connoisseur of Ukrainian dance, art and culture for many years. Raised in Victoria BC, Vincent moved to Edmonton in 1992 to join the world renowned Ukrainian Shumka Dancers. With Shumka, Vincent had the great opportunity of performing across Canada as a cast member of “Absolutely Shumka”, “Shumka’s Cinderella” and “The Nutcracker” with the Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine and Shumka.

He has traveled most of eastern Europe, and South America. Vince created Cobblestone Freeway as a way to combine his passion for culture and travel.

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