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You see bright and colorful costumes, then an upbeat tempo and lively music reach your ears. Performers move across the stage showing off dazzling kicks, jumps, and acrobatic moves!
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CULTURAL FOLK DANCES
We have a large selection of professional dancers from across the country that are available for rent and who can wow your guests, captivate a gathering, or get everyone on the dance floor.
Name the country and we'll create a personal number with talented dancers who know the right dance inside and out!
If that sounds like fun to you, then you should hire Ukrainian dancers for your next event. You'll be surprised by how much energy traditional folk dancing can bring to your party and how guests of all ages will enjoy the vibrant, spirited performance.
Hips Don't Lie in Toronto is home to the premier Ukrainian performers in the whole of Canada and our dancers will give you an authentic, dazzling show unlike any other you've seen before, highlighting some of the best of Ukrainian dance. Talk to us now to book dance entertainment for your special occasion.
Favorite Ukrainian dances
With many of Hips Don't Lie's dancers coming from Ukraine, they are well versed in a wide range of traditional folk dances from the popular hopak to some more unique and special regional dances.
Our performers love to dance these traditional folk dances and celebrate the rich culture of this beautiful country. Here are a few of the Ukrainian dances we can offer - and please contact us if the one you are interested in is not listed here:
Each traditional Ukrainian dance has its own music, costumes, and special moves, all of which we'll bring to life with our wonderful ensemble of Ukrainian dance professionals. Speak to us now to discuss exactly which dances you are most interested in.
Ukrainian dance for any occasion
While some types of dance, like burlesque and hip-hop, are more suited to specific audiences, Ukrainian dance appeals to people of all ages from the youngest child to the oldest family member. At Hips Don't Lie we've performed our Ukrainian dance shows at a huge range of events from weddings and birthday parties to cultural festivals and school events.
We particularly love performing Ukrainian folk dancing at cultural festivals, which are not complete without some traditional dancing that the audiences always adore!
This amazing type of dance is a celebration of Ukrainian culture and talent and is popular around the world. In fact, many of our dancers have performed internationally too. Talk to Hips Don't Lie now about creating a special Ukrainian dance performance for hire for your special day.
Book your next event with Hips Don't Lie
To work with the top Ukrainian Dance group in Canada contact Hips Don't Lie. We are Toronto's Ukrainian dance experts with many of our dancers being award-winning folk dancers. They are all highly trained in many different styles of dance including folk, and ballet, and have many years of professional experience under their belts.
But more importantly, their love of Ukrainian dance shows through in each and every one of their performances, bringing something extra special to the Hips Don't Lie dance show for hire.
Things to consider
To book us for your special occasion here are some things you should consider:
- When is the date and time of the party?
- How long should the dance show last?
- Do you want one dancer to perform or a group?
- What is your budget and expected cost to hire Ukrainian dancers?
- Who is your audience, including their age range and special requirements?
- Where is the venue and how big is the stage/space?
When you contact us with your request we'll work with you to create exactly the show you want. We can arrange specialist choreography, mix in a range of styles of dance, include various types of music and clothing, and ensure you have the best entertainment for your special day. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Frequently asked questions
What kind of dancing do Ukrainians do?
Ukrainians are known for their traditional folk dancing, which is often performed with a lively musical accompaniment, often featuring traditional musical instruments. The performers typically wear traditional costumes, that are colorful and bright and move in intricate patterns and formations.
Most folk dancers from Ukraine fall into the category of round dance, square dance, or polka. There are also very many different regional folk dances that are often performed at folk festivals and international folk dancing competitions. Each dance has its own look, sound, and movement but all share the same vibrancy and energy.
What is the most famous dance in Ukraine?
The Hopak is the most popular folk dance in Ukraine. It is a Cossack dance, with military routes, that was originally just performed by men but is now also danced by women. The Hopak is a lively dance that involves a lot of jumps, kicks, squats, and other energetic movements. You'll see this dance performed by varying numbers of dancers, such as just a single dancer, pairs, and groups. There are also many different variants of hopak and it's now popular in other countries around the world, not just Ukraine.
What do Ukrainian dancers wear?
Ukrainian dancers wear a variety of traditional folk clothing, which varies from region to region. But in general, women wear full, long skirts that move around a lot and embroidered blouses and sometimes vests. Men usually wear white trousers and shirts along with a colorful vest. Depending on the region the outfits may be more elaborate and colorful and have different patterns embroidered onto them. Hats are also commonly worn by Ukrainian dancers, and for the Cossak dances high boots are worn. You'll also often see a female dancer wearing an intricate embroidered headband or ribbon.
What is Ukrainian dancing called?
Traditional Ukrainian dances are generally referred to by their specific name but in general, you can call it Ukrainian folk dancing. Most of these dances involve fast-paced and energetic movements and are danced to lively, upbeat music. The most popular form of Ukrainian dancing is called "hopak", which is a choreographed dance with different levels of difficulty. Other popular types of Ukrainian folk dancing include kolomeyka, hutzulka, arkan, and polka.