Koliadnyky are Hutsul winter song singers. They are from Kryvorivnia, a village in the Carpathian Mountains which has preserved an ancient winter ritual that now coincides with Christmas, but is much older in its origin, traditions and symbolism.

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Koliada at the Hudson River Museum

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Hutsuls in Kyiv

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Koliada in Toronto

Yara's show "Midwinter Night" with Koliadnyky & Lemon Bucket at Harbourfront and Koliada events in the Toronto community

Koliada art events 

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Hutsuls at the Arsenal

Koliada in San Francisco

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Koliada in New York

Winter Songs and  Music from the Carpathians at the Ukrainian Museum biannually since 2005


Hutsuls in Kharkiv

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Koliada at La MaMa

A collage of past, present, pagan, and Christian traditions. Ukrainian and English are interwoven in tradition folk song and spoken word

Koliada at the Ukrainian Institute

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