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Cultural Groups

AUUC Vancouver strives to keep Ukrainian culture alive in the lower mainland by offering many different cultural activities including choral, orchestral, and folk dancing classes. Learn more about each of our cultural groups below.


Barvinok Choir

The Barvinok Choir is a vibrant Ukrainian folk choir based in Vancouver, conducted by Olesia Shewchuk. Known for its moving and lively performances, and its fun and welcoming people, Barvinok Choir is dedicated to bringing community together to celebrate, preserve and uphold Ukrainian culture through folk music.

Vancouver Ukrainian Folk Orchestra

The Vancouver Ukrainian Folk Orchestra (VUFO) celebrates the traditional musical aspect to Ukrainian culture. With a variation of traditional and modern instruments, musicians are engaged with traditional pieces.


The Dovbush School of Ukrainian Dance

Ukrainian folk dancing classes for ages 3-16. Dancers engage in ballet training alongside Ukrainian folk dancing technique in a fun class environment and participate in additional cultural activities.

The Dovbush Dancers

The Dovbush Dancers are accredited with energetic and exciting performances that engage audiences across Canada. Lead by Artistic Director Debbie Karras, the Dovbush Dancers deliver the bright rich nature of Ukrainian Folk dancing with professionalism and precision.

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