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Announcing KlezKanada’s 20th Anniversary Year

Monday Aug 17th —  Sunday Aug 23, 2015

Our theme for 2015 will be Poland with a focus on di tsukunft (the future) and on Y.L. Peretz. Di Tsukunft is both the Yiddish term for ‘the future’, as well as the world’s oldest Yiddish literary journal founded in Poland in 1892 (formally called Yugnt-bund “Tsukunft” in poyln – ‘Youth Bund ‘the Future’ in Poland’).  2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of Y.L. Peretz, z’l’,  one of the greatest Yiddish writers.  “Yitzkhok Leibush Peretz was the great awakener of Yiddish-speaking Jewry, and Sholom Aleichem its comforter… Peretz aroused in his readers the will for self-emancipation, the will for resistance…”

 

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December 10, 2014: Lyrics and Latkes

Join us on December 10th for a Sing-a-Long and Latkas.
Celebrate with DWYT and KlezKanada at 7:30 pm at the Segal Centre in Montreal.

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Der Groyser Kontsert Internationale

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August 24, 2014 7:30PM
Der Groyser Kontsert Internationale

Der Groyser Kontsert Internationale is the not-to-be missed klezmer event of the year. Featuring 17 of the world’s leading Jewish music instrumentalists and Yiddish song interpreters, from Hungary, the US, France, Israel, the UK,the Netherlands, Russia and Canada, this is authentic Eastern-European soul music straight out of old Bukhovina. With the scintillating vocals of Shura Lipovsky (NL), the quirky multi-national quartet the Brothers Nazaroff (DE/US/RU/HU), the ever charming local-boy-hero Josh Dolgin (CA) and the Klezmatics’ Lorin Sklamberg (US), this thrilling lineup of art song singers, clarinet virtuosi, Yiddish troubadours and brass-band mavens is sure to have you scissor-kicking in the aisles and all in benefit of the KlezKanada Scholarship Program.

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2014 Brochure Online!!

KK14-BrochureCover-webOur 2014 brochure is now online with our highlights, full program, and daily schedule. Download the pdf by clicking on the cover image.

You can also browse our entire list of classes, workshops, and performance opportunities on offer this summer right here online! Please click on the course title for the full description.

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Our 2014 Programming is Online!

This summer’s program is filled with amazing opportunities to learn, play, sing, dance, act, speak and hear Yiddish, collaborate, create art, and be a part of our vibrant cultural community. We are currently updating this very website with a list of classes, workshops, and performance opportunities on offer this summer. This growing course list can be found here – please click on the course title for the full description. Keep checking back as we are adding new content every day!

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