The Russian Folk Dance Ensemble, Kalinka was formed over 9 years ago in Ottawa by the enthusiasts from many republics of the former Soviet Union. Kalinka is a regular participant at the Ottawa Tulip Festival and many other Multicultural events … Read More

Fantasia Dance Group

 Professional dancer, teacher and choreographer Irina Kirka formed the Fantasia Dance Group in Montreal in 2009. Today, the group Fantasia consists of 120 children and adolescents from 3 to 20 years of age. The repertoire of this group is very … Read More

The School of Modern Dance

 The School of Modern Dance opened its doors in January 2013.  With two locations in Ottawa (Kanata and Nepean) they offer classes for children aged 4 years and up, as well as adults.  They enjoy performing Eastern European Folk Dances at … Read More

Moldavian Folk Dance Group “Vatra”

 The Moldavian Folk Dance Group “Vatra” was formed in Montreal in March 2016 by Irina Kirka, a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer with 35 years of experience. All members of “Vatra” are adults from 30 to 50 years of age, … Read More

Main & Abbott Dance Band

 The Main & Abbott Dance Band is a community band based in Stittsville. Their Vision is to be a well-respected musical ensemble which embraces the genre and style of the Big Band era. Their Mission is to provide quality musical … Read More

Saba Persian Dance

Dance and Workshop  Maria Sabaye, the founder and artistic director of Saba Persian Dance, specializes in traditional and regional dances of Iran.  Maria teaches women of all ages and abilities as well as persons with developmental disabilities in Ottawa.At the Festival, Azita and … Read More

Bengali Dancers

 The dancers perform a representation of the harvesting festival of rural Bangladesh. The dance will show how the women process crops after harvesting and will express the joy of the peasant wives and their dream of future Prosperity and happiness.Larissa … Read More