Welcome to Zabava
Zabava was formed in 2004 under direction of Natalia Trailina. The main goal of this group is to preserve Russian Culture and Folk Heritage through the dance. All participants are enthusiastic people from former Soviet Union. Most of the group members have strong dancing background from their former home countries however for some dancers this group was their first dancing experience. 

The talent of Zabava group members shows in their colorful costumes which have been created by the group members. The combination of excellent dancers and talented artistic director gives group it’s unique personality.

Zabava performs in multiple festivals throughout Alberta and outside our province.


Russian dance group Zabava pleased to welcome all new and returning dancers to 2020 winter-spring season.

Classes take place every Wednesday from 6:30PM to 8:00 PM at Calgary Artistic Studio Nat Christie Centre, 141-18 Ave SW, from September 4th to December 18th. Fees for the season are $200 ($10 per practice + one free) or $15 for drop-in.


141 18 Ave SW

By joining our group you will have an opportunity to learn classical ballet barre exercise as well as various Russian dances, to perform in multiple festivals throughout Alberta and outside our province, to participate on costume making workshops and make new friends.
Instructions are in Russian and English