Edmonton: Nov. 26
Cobblestone Freeway Travel Show
Local tour operator, Cobblestone Freeway Tours, is pleased to announce their first Cobblestone Freeway Tours Travel Show at St. Johns Cultural Centre
(10611 110 Street). Open to the public, this free event will bring together members of the travel industry, travel media and travel enthusiasts to explore cultures by travel, and celebrate tradition and diversity.
Attendees can enjoy beer from around the world at the event’s International Bar, and sample teas and snacks from destinations Cobblestone tours across Europe. The event will also feature performances by The Mettierin School of Irish Dance, The Shumka School of Dance, Vinok World Dance, Ukrainian cultural groups, a Ukrainian Christmas Gift Shop, door prizes, Ukrainian food, and Balkan music. Cobblestone representatives and other local travel professionals will be available to offer exclusive travel deals and answer tour questions.
Edmonton: Dec. 2
Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton presents A Festive Mosaic
Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas when the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton (UMCE) presents A Festive Mosaic at McDougall United Church (10025 101
Street). This annual Christmas concert will feature the sounds of the EKOSingers, Mill Creek Colliery Band and the UMCE. Showtime is 7pm.
Edmonton: Dec. 29 - 30
Shumka's Nutcracker "Clara's Dream"
Shumka's Nutcracker, "Clara's Dream" is a new holiday classic. Produced and performed by local artists, it is a true Edmonton Nutcracker. This luxurious and uniquely powerful production features ballet, folk dance, and character dance in a celebration of Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Shumka's Nutcracker blends the grace and lyrical nature of classical movement with the strength of Ukrainian character dance, leaving audiences exhilarated and entertained.
Guests from Citie Ballet, Viter Choir, and Ukraine’s Virsky and Kyiv Ballet Companies join Shumka on stage for this stunning take on a timeless tradition.