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The Chai Folk Ensemble has been widely acclaimed as North America's oldest and largest Israeli folk dance ensemble. Founded in 1964 by the late Sarah Sommer, Chai has built an international reputation for the unique blend of international dance, music and song that gives it its name... Hebrew for "alive".

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Hora Hopak
The Chai Folk Ensemble & Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble have come together to present the Hora Hopak Project.

The project features a major performance tour of Ukraine and Israel planned for July 2019 followed by 3 concerts in Winnipeg on September 8 and 9.

For information on how to support or get involved, call us at 204-477-7497 or email us!
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