​Zavirukha: an intense blizzard or snowstorm, most commonly occurring in the prairies of Canada.

Founded in 1970, and located in the heart of Transcona, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Zavirukha Ukrainian Dance School,  has been celebrating and passing on one of the most artistic elements of Ukrainian Culture: Dance.

Zavirukha has set out to inspire dancers of all ages to honour their Ukrainian heritage and share it with the greater community.  Come join us in celebrating almost 50 years of artistic expression, come back to your roots and celebrate all that is Zavirukha. 


about us

​Zavirukha Ukrainian Dance School has been celebrating Ukrainian Culture through vibrant dances, passionate performances, and friendships that last long after the curtain has gone down. Our Dance Faculty is here to guide students through their journey and celebration of Ukrainian Folk Dance in a safe, caring environment that ensures every dancer reaches their maximum potential, has fun while learning, and goes home with memories to last a lifetime.

Many of our Faculty Members have trained extensively in Ukraine, in Canada, have their Shumka Syllabus Training and/or have attended multiple Ukrainian Dance professional development opportunities to further their knowledge of teaching quality Ukrainian Dance.