Steppes

Image courtesy of Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble presented Steppes, a home season program at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The performance featured new costumes from Ukraine and live music by master violinist Vasyl Popadiuk and his band Papa Duke. Center support afforded the company the opportunity to perform their work in a major theatrical venue. Ukraine’s ambassador to the US, Dr. Oleh Shamshur, attended the Steppes production and remarked, “We regard this joint performance to be an outstanding example of cultural diplomacy as well as entertainment.”


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