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Vikings’ Feast | Ukrainian Dance Ensemble 

Vikings’ Feast | Ukrainian Dance Ensemble 

The  Vohon Ukrainian Dance Ensemble is performing at the Vikings' Feast this year on February 11th. Now in its 33nd year, Vohon is praised for its colourful diversity of talent, its amazing ability to transcend the traditional into new cultural landscapes, and its...

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Canadian Birkie | Why a Birkie Fundraiser for Ukraine?

Canadian Birkie | Why a Birkie Fundraiser for Ukraine?

For more than 25 years, east central Alberta and its distinct Ukrainian heritage has served as the start of the long races of the Canadian Birkebeiner at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. The spirit of Ukrainian hospitality has provided a place to get ready for...

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Behind the Birkie Scenes | Chief of Food Stations

Behind the Birkie Scenes | Chief of Food Stations

Each year more than 500 volunteers contribute their time and expertise to the Canadian Birkie Ski Festival. Over 1500 cross-country skiers enjoy the ski events our volunteers worked on. In "Behind the Birkie Scenes" you can read a bit more about our volunteers and the...

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Three advantages of Birkie Fall Dryland Training

Three advantages of Birkie Fall Dryland Training

Why in the world would you want to start “cross country skiing” when there is no snow in sight and the days are still warm (we hope)? Here are three excellent reasons: You review and perform Classic XC Ski techniques during ski-walking, ski-bounding, and/or...

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