Tryzub is a non-profit, non-affiliated charitable organization, managed by a Board of Directors comprised of dancers and dedicated volunteers.
The Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society hosts several major annual events, including our fundraising Zabava dinner and dance and the Tryzub School of Ukrainian Dance Zabava.
The Ensemble has previously staged, five full-length productions:
- Celebration Tryzub
- Glorious and Free
- Reflections of the Soul
- Heroiam Slava
Tryzub cherishes the friendships developed on these revolutionary tours.
Tryzub has performed extensively throughout Western Canada, the United States, Australia, Mexico, Turkey, Panama, Colombia and most recently Ukraine in summer 2019.
Heroiam Slava - Toured to Saskatoon and Kelowna
In April 2019, produced and performed an original full-length production titled Heroiam Slava - Glory to the Heroes; sharing the stage with guest performers Korinnya Ukrainian Folk Ensemble in Calgary, and while on tour in Ukraine. The Ensemble continued to make history and memories as they took this show on tour to Winnipeg, Kelowna, St. Albert and Saskatoon.
Tryzub has also performed several times at the Vegreville Pysanka Festival, Vesna Festival in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Canada's National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Manitoba, most recently in 2017.
This crowd-pleasing concept returned in 2013 for Razom 2, featuring the Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet Ensemble (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), Tavria Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble (Regina, Saskatchewan), and Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.
In 2009, Tryzub formed a partnership with the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dancers in Edmonton, Alberta and Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble in Winnipeg, Manitoba to present Razom, a full-length stage production featuring the repertoire of the participating dance ensembles.
We have been featured at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games, the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Show in 1992, 1997 and 2001, and the 1993 Canadian Football League Championship Grey Cup game.