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Volya School of Ukrainian Dance

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The Volya School of Ukrainian Dance is the feeder school for the Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. Our school ranges from ages 4 to 18. Students are trained in an academic style of Ukrainian dance with emphasis of traditional Ukrainian stage dance, ballet and character dance training.
Rehearsals are held at the Ruth Carse Center for Dance at 11205 – 107 Ave. Edmonton

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The Volya School of Ukrainian Dance is available to perform. Contact [email protected]

Molly Warring

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Home Edmonton Home Phone: 780-456-8989
Biography

Molly Anne is the author of the “Paradise Acres Trilogy” which includes Paradise Acres – the Stry-ker family saga, Lost Paradise and Return to Paradise.

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Molly Anne’s books are available in stores and directly from the author.

Alex Werstiuk

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Home Edmonton Home Phone: 780-462-6468
Biography

Alex has been writing pysanky since 1948 when his mother taught him the art. He writes pysanky in the traditional style as well as decorating eggs with farm scenery, churches and for weddings.
Alex has started using goose eggs to make shadow box style dioramas, scenes within the egg shell.

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Alex teaches pysanka writing and will also do demos. Alex also sells his pysanky.

Edith Zawadiuk

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Edith is involved in writing pysanky. She also enjoys wheat weaving and making dough art doves.

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Edith is available to do presentations and demonstrations of pysanka writing, wheat weaving and making dough art doves. She will also teach classes.

Iryna Zayarny

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Home Calgary Home Phone: 403-209-1578 Website: http://www.irynazayarny.ca
Biography

Iryna was born and raised in Ukraine. At an early age, she developed an affinity for many forms of art. Iryna studied at the University of the Arts in Kharkiv, Ukraine and received a Masters degree in Musical Performance and Teaching.In 1998, she moved to Canada with her family, and has taught piano at the Calgary Mount Royal University since then. She entered the Canadian art landscape in 2002, expanding her knowledge and skill by learning firsthand from known painters and art studios, and often attending workshops. In 2009, Iryna earned a Fine Arts diploma with highest honours from Stratford Institute. She was able to develop a unique and identifiable style, combining her musical knowledge and expression with talent as a visual artist.
Iryna chose to paint with oil because of her intense appreciation of the work of the Old Masters and their vivid realism. Irynas’s paintings have been exhibited extensively in individual and group shows, as well as public galleries

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Iryna’s art, originals and prints, are available to purchase.

Oksana Zhelisko

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Home Zhelisko Art6007 – 84 ave Edmonton Ab T6B 0H3 Work Phone: 780-271-7145 Website: http://zheliskoart.com
Biography

Oksana is a Ukrainian born artist who now lives in Edmonton. She has been a professional artist for the past 12 years and an art instructor for the past 3 years.

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Oksana teaches oil portraiture for all levels.

Zorya

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Contact: Christine Horne Home Phone: 780-656-1310
Biography

Zorya is a vocal-instrumental group featuring solo, duo and trio interpretations of Ukrainian fold and contemporary music.

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Zorya is available for performances at various events and venues.

Allan Zukiwsky

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Home Andrew Home Phone: 780-365-2296
Biography

Allan Zukiwsky has played bandura for many years.

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Allan is available to perform at various functions.

Christine Zwozdesky

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Shady Lady Hatware Home 9653 – 85 Street NW Edmonton Ab T6C 3E3 Cell Phone: 780- 466-8886
Biography

Christine designs and creates one-of-a-kind hats, fascinators and headpieces for women, men and children, working primarily with straw, felt and fabric as the base, and a wide variety of trims as accents.

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Christine is currently focused on custom orders and selling hatware from her home-based studio.