Thanks to our volunteer photographers, we have more photos than ever to share with you. Please scroll down to enjoy photos taken and donated by Russ Chelak.
MC's Andrij Stasiw and Vika Hordyeyeva warm the crowd up for the next performers.
Here the men of the Saint George Academy Folk Dancers wow the crowd with their incredible acrobatics. Under the direction of Mrs. Daria Genza, our school dancers have been dazzling audiences for 34 years. Enjoy the next few photos featuring all of our dancers from Saint George Academy.
Mrs. Daria Genza, Artistic Director, receives a bouquet of flowers in appreciation from her dancers for many years of service and for preparing this year's program.
The Saint George Academy Modern Dance Team under the direction of Ms. Darka Genza, daughter of our very own Mrs. Daria Genza, impressed people with a more modern flare of dance.
Soloist Maryna Skliarova from Ukraine performed with energy and superb vocals.
EMI internationally acclaimed recording artist Inessa Tymochko-Dekaijlo impressed the huge crowds that gathered at our main stage for all three days.
The School of Ballroom Dance under the direction of Natalia Lemishka glided across the stage with beautiful costumes, dance moves, and grace.
Centered on stage in a purple dress, 5th grader Bogena Dergalo and her partner enjoy the spotlight and opportunity to perform.
8th grade student and soloist Zoryanna Zarycky impressed the audience with her velvety vocals, smooth and professional style, and her love for Ukraine with her rendition of "Це Моя Україна".
The men of Syzokryli, a professional NYC Ukrainian dance company, greet the audience with bravado and expertise. Scroll below to see them and their female counterparts in beautiful and acrobatic Ukrainian dancing.
Yulia Tretiak of Syzokryli spins too quickly for the shutter speed of the photographer to capture a clear image.
Under the Artistic Direction of Orlando Pagan, Syzokryli continues to showcase the artistry and beauty of its late founder and Director for 25 years, Mrs. Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky.
Here Syzokryli close out their show with the "Засвистали Козаченьки" section of their heartstopping Hopak!
Syzokryli are thanked by our MC's, Victoria Hordyeyeva and Andrij Stasiw.
Xylophone virtuoso Roman Lankios plays to a full-house with musical savvy and skill.
Opera superstars soprano Anna Bachynska and tenor Roman Tsymbala brought the house down with an aria from "La Traviata". Anna Bachynska is also the Music Director of the Saint George Academy Girls Chorus and this year's Program Director for our festival.
Some of youngest dancers impressed audiences with their expertise.
More photos and captions will be added at a later date as they are received. Thanks again to all of our volunteers and performers who made this year's festival the best ever!