Koliada Celebration on the Stage of the Grand Hall at Dnipro Art College


On the night of December 24th to 25th, our ancestors celebrated Koliada, a Slavic holiday honoring the return of the Sun in spring. Inseparable components of Koliada included honoring ancestors, taking care of the household, a communal family dinner with divinations, gifts to loved ones, and caroling...

On December 7th, students from the Folk Song Art program and teachers of the Conductor and Choral Disciplines department at Dnipro Art College recreated the rituals of the revered folk and Christian holiday on the stage of the college's grand hall.

Audiences were captivated by the beauty of Ukrainian traditions, costumes, songs, music, as well as the voices and dances of our students.

Photos and videos by Volodymyr Tarazevych.