May 4, 2018

Register for the Ukrainian American Heritage Foundation folk dance workshop


Sandra Duda

Assistant instructor Roman Mykyta teaches dancers age 8-11.

LEHIGHTON, Pa. – The 29th annual Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop, sponsored by the Ukrainian American Heritage Foundation (UAHF) of the Lower Anthracite Region, will be held at the Ukrainian Homestead, 1230 Beaver Run Drive in Lehighton, Pa., from Monday, July 2, through Friday, July 6. 

The camp runs daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes dance instruction, folk singing, sports, crafts and swimming. Beginner instruction is offered to children age 5 and up, and advanced workshop instruction is available for experienced dancers age 11 through adult. 

The workshop is under the artistic direction of Pennsylvania Master Artist Andrij Dobriansky. Roman Mykyta, formerly of the Maryland Ballet, will serve as assistant instructor.

The camp will conclude with a performance on Saturday, July 7, at 7 p.m. The performance is open to the public free of charge. 

For more information on the camp, contact Paula Holoviak at 570-708-1992 or, or call Sandra Duda at 610-377-7750. Forms and information are also available online at ”

The camp is supported by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, through its regional arts funding partnership, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA). State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in this region by the Lehigh Valley Arts Council.