Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour- 2017

Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour- 2017

This past June, I had the amazing opportunity to join Cobblestone Freeway on their Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour. I had longed to go on this tour for many years, but there was always some obstacle in the way that prevent...

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MUST READ: Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival Wows Lviv

MUST READ: Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival Wows Lviv

I am so happy about the success of this 2nd Annual International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival in Lviv, Ukraine that took place over the weekend.  Not only did all the guests from around the world have a wonder...

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There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul…

There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul…

There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul. I love singing it, listening to it and teaching it. Whether it’s introducing a new song to an adult choir or a middle school classroom, I am energiz...

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Canada vs. Brazil

Canada vs. Brazil

My ancestors could have chosen Brazil over Canada.  Did they make the right choice? A few years ago while visiting the Ukrainian communities in Brazil, I often heard the phrase, “I didn’t know there were Ukrainia...

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My Crazy Cobblestone Summer – Part I

My Crazy Cobblestone Summer – Part I

I’m quite used to travelling and being on the road, but the summer of 2016 will be one to remember.  I left Edmonton Headquarters in late May and headed for our prime destination of Ukraine, where we have our other of...

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Leave your footprints in Costa Rica

Leave your footprints in Costa Rica

If you’re looking for a trip rich in visions of tropical, jungle-fringed beaches, smoking volcanoes, abundant wildlife and friendly locals – embrace a carefree state of mind and pin the paradise-like Costa Rica to yo...

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Give a Cobblestone Experience for Christmas!

Give a Cobblestone Experience for Christmas!

In 5, 10 or 20 years will you really remember that Christmas sweater? Let’s be honest - it’s ugly people! (wink wink) Have you ever thought of giving the gift of experience and some quality time together as a famil...

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What’s Your Next Move?

What’s Your Next Move?

'It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to'. J.R.R.Tolkien 'The Lord of The Rings' True as this famous ...

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Ukrainians in Brazil

Ukrainians in Brazil

Did you know that there are tons of Ukrainians living in Brazil?  It's true!  And some of them were surprised to know that there are lots of Ukrainians living in Canada as well.  I have been to visit the Ukrainian...

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Eastern Europe with Yevshan

Eastern Europe with Yevshan

    This past June the Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble of Saskatoon embarked on a remarkable dance tour through the Balkans, visiting five different countries and performing in venues including tin...

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