A Unique Act of Ukrainian Folklore

Orlyk was formed in 1949 and is one of the oldest established Ukrainian dance groups in the world.

Based in the heart of Manchester, we are an award-winning group of dancers and musicians of genuine heritage and one of the few Ukrainian acts that dance and sing to live music.

Orlyk is the ideal choice for your event - our captivating routines are completely flexible and can be tailored around your needs to include dancing, singing and if you’re feeling adventurous - even audience participation!

We have extensive national and international experience which includes concerts, festivals, theatre and television shows, weddings, parties, corporate and charity functions. You can visit our Entertainment page to find out more...

Our vast repertoire of dances combine harmonic melodies and punchy rhythms that are sure to get your feet tapping along! Our dancers and musicians also perform in unique, handmade costumes which reflect the different regions in Ukraine.

Our dancing excellence and passion for traditional-style folk dance and Ukrainian culture has earned Orlyk the prestigious title of ‘Representative Dance Group of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain’.