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Celebrate Ukrainian Heritage Day at the ROM this Sunday for free!

November 27th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

Sunday is Ukrainian Heritage Day at the Royal Ontario Musem featuring the opening of ‘Ancient Ukraine: Trypilian Culture’, an exhibit of rare Ukrainian archaeology from 5000 BC.  The ROM is giving you free admission if you sign up for the also free bi-weekly alert service:

Gotta Go AGO – By opting into this FREE * bi-weekly service, you’ll receive information alerts, contests, coupons and other special offers. Plus, you’ll be the first to know about upcoming exhibitions and special events. For a limited time when you subscribe to this service, you’ll receive a complimentary admission ticket to the Art Gallery of Ontario.

To subscribe, text WHOA to AGOAGO (246246).
* Standard carrier charges apply. Tickets are limited, subject to availability and valid until January 18, 2009. Must be redeemed by showing your special mobile code at the AGO box office. Non transferable. One Free admission per person per mobile. Ontario residents only.
You can opt-out of the service afterwards and is a great deal saving you $18.
Here is a quick itinerary of the event:
Trypilian Culture/ Ukrainian Family Activity Zone- Create replicas of Trypilian artifacts with quick drying clay or plasticine to take home
11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Rotunda, Level 1
Ukrainian Performances
2:00 pm, Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery, Level 1

Featuring live music and dance performances by:
Canadian Bandurist Capella – male chorus with the unique orchestral accompaniment of the multi-stringed Ukrainian bandura.

Stefura Dancers – by the Arkan Dance Company and The Ukrainian Academy of Dance.
Barvinok Dancers - Volyn, Buko, Lemko and Hopak performances
Curator Lecture – 3:30 pm, Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, Level B1

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