THE KOZAKS

The Kozaks are North America's foremost professional Ukrainian Kozak (also known as Cossack) performing troupe. It’s a unique cabaret style dance performance rooted in traditional Ukrainian folk dance and history. The Kozaks’ high energy acrobatic kicks and jumps will thrill audiences familiar with Ukrainian Folk Dance and spellbind those who are seeing it for the… Continue reading

LATIN ENERGY

A dynamic performance by Latin Energy features the hot dance moves of several of the most exciting happy ballroom dancing styles from Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico including the Salsa, Tango, Cha Cha, Samba, and Merengue. Their performances are renowned to be full of energy and elegance, with many fast and acrobatic movements such… Continue reading

HAWAIIAN PACIFIC MAGIC

The Hawaiian Pacific Magic (8 dancers) perform the folk dances of Hawaii and Tahiti in such a graceful fashion that everyone will forget about Winter. Clad in the most colourful and exotic costumes, studded with sea shells, polished nuts, flowers, and leaves, their dances pay tribute to the moon, stars, love, and the daily activities… Continue reading

HABEEBA BELLY DANCE ENSEMBLE

These beautifully costumed Princesses tantalize and tease with their exotic belly dancing. This versatile dance group takes you on a journey from the mystery of the ancient temples of the Pharaohs to the grandeur of the royal palaces, and from the modern streets of Cairo and Alexandria, to the colour of the villages along the… Continue reading

DIVINE HERITAGE ARTISTRY

Bollywood dance consists of various Indian and western dance forms, primarily inspired from the music of Bollywood (the Indian film industry). There is a strong influence from the world of classical Indian dance, but as it continues to gain exposure in the global market, Bollywood dance is also influenced by other dance forms such as… Continue reading

DESNA UKRANIAN DANCE COMPANY

Ukrainian dance is an exciting art form appreciated by people from every nation. DESNA enthusiastically presents a unique repertoire of folk, classical, and character dance from various regions of Ukraine. The men exhibit the famous Cossack vigour through their energetic leaps and acrobatics, while the women gracefully display their agility with spins and graceful footwork.… Continue reading

DANCE CARIBE

For 16 years Dance Caribe Performing Company prsents a repertoire of dances embracing the cultural diversity of the Caribbean. These dances are presented in their traditional form as well as in contemprary and modern dance styless preserving the energy and rhapsody of Caribbean cultural aesthetics.The group has maintained a very active participation in multicultural and… Continue reading

CARIBBEAN FOLK PERFORMERS

This colourfully costumed troupe of 7 dancers and drummers take to the stage in a spirited ceremonial parade. What follows is an exciting display of dancing originating from the Dark Continent. Dancers compete against each other trying to outdo the others with dazzling moves and acrobatics. Caribbean Folk Performers is an Afro-Caribbean Performing Arts company… Continue reading

BACKSTAGE STORIES – CHUCK BERRY

Long live Rock ’n Roll! It’s one thing to lose Prince, David Bowie and other rock icons, but it’s quite another thing to lose the founder of rock ’n roll, the man who started it all – Chuck Berry. A sad day indeed. I saw Chuck Berry perform several times, and once had the honour… Continue reading