The International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival (IUDCF) is an opportunity for Ukrainian dancers & performers from around the world to share their passion for Ukrainian dance with each other and others from all corners of the Earth.

It is going to be an epic 4 day experience, including dance workshops, performances, zabavas, networking with Ukrainian dancers from different countries.

Performances • Workshops • Cultural Experiences • Zabavas

The beautiful, magical location that Lviv is, paired with an international audience make IUDCF a must-visit 2018 event!

About FESTIVAL

Millions of Ukrainians live throughout the world and maintain their connection with their roots through the performing arts.

The International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival (IUDCF) is an opportunity for Ukrainian dancers & performers from around the world to share their passion for Ukrainian dance with each other and others from all corners of the Earth.

This festival will be a platform that presents a kaleidoscope of the best of folk and professional art that exists in the Ukrainian diaspora.

Join us August 10-13, 2018 to perform, see other performances, take workshops and celebrate one of the most exciting moments in modern Ukrainian cultural history!

Please note: This is not an annual festival!  Make sure you take this once in a lifetime opportunity while you can!

Festival Program

Friday, August 10
Arrive Lviv
Official Opening Ceremonies
Performance by the Yunist Ensemble from Lviv
Meet and Greet Ceremony

Saturday, August 11
Ballet Class
Workshops at the Yunist Ensemble Studio
Commemoration in honour of 127 years of Immigration from Ukraine to Canada
Performances on Main Stage in Lviv city centre
ZABAVA

Sunday, August 12
Church visit
Afternoon at Shevchenkivskyi Hai – Open Air Museum
Performances from all participating dance groups
Featuring arts and crafts from local artists, guest performers
Kozak style BBQ and games

Monday, August 13
Free time to explore Lviv
Rehearsals for all performing groups
Gala Concert and closing Ceremonies

*Technical Changes Possible

All participants will have 3 chances to perform at the Festival

 

 

August 11 – Lviv City Centre

Each group will be able to perform 2 dances for other festival participants and guests to the city to enjoy.

August 12 – Shevchenkivskyi Hai Open Air Museum

Participants will have at least 20 minutes of programming of their choosing. Throughout the day Festival organizers will pick out the best productions to be performed at the Gala Concert.

Arts and crafts, snacks, tours and appearances from guest performers will be available throughout the day. This will be an all day extravaganza!

August 13 – Theatre in Lviv City Centre

The best and favorite pieces picked out by the Festival Panel will be showcased once again at the Festival Gala Concert and Closing Ceremonies.

To make your stay in the city during the festival as hassle-free and enjoyable, consider a ready-to-book 5 day Festival Package or build your very own itinerary for a Tour of Ukraine!

 

Email info@cobblestonefreeway.ca to begin your adventure!

 

 

To find out more visit the IUDCF website.