Promin with Anya Nakonechna

Promin Ukrainian Dance Ensemble are members of a non-profit organization that celebrates the rich, beautiful culture of Ukraine through, dance, costumes, language, and music. They are known for our upbeat dances, elaborate costumes, and traditional folk dance and music of Ukraine. They have performed throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. 

Anya Nakonechna, born in Lviv, Ukraine, and growing up in the Midwest; Anya has been an active member within the Ukrainian Diaspora’s of Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and the Ukrainian Village of Chicago. Anya has always represented Ukraine at international and cultural events. In 2018, she moved back to her native city to study opera. Coming from a family of classical musicians, she has sung all her life, and is currently a Vocal arts student at the Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko.Throughout this semester, Anya has been protesting, performing at benefit concerts, and volunteering with the Wisconsin Ukrainians to aid the Ukrainian Armed Forces and displaced refugees of war. Anya has participated in masterclasses with Vieneese Opera soloist Zoryana Kushpler at the Lviv Philharmonic. Was an honorary participant in the 3rd Vienna International Music Competition. Awarded an honorary mention at the IV Solomiya Krushelnytska Voice Competition in Ternopil, and the International Ukrainian Tchaikovsky Voice Competition in Trostyanets, Sumy.