It’s that time of year again – to make summer plans! And what plans would be complete without some Ukrainian events near you:
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To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that celebrates all aspects of our unique and rich Ukrainian heritage and to raise the profile of Calgary’s Ukrainian Community through a professional and inclusive annual event that showcases Ukrainian arts, cuisine, entertainment and culture while highlighting true Ukrainian hospitality.
We invite all Australian-Ukrainians and everyone in our wider Australian community to join in the unique, exciting and unforgettable festivities.
In one week, hundreds of Australians of Ukrainian background, together with our international guests from Ukraine and Canada, will gather together in Sydney. Over three days the XIV National Ukrainian Festival will present a diverse program which celebrates Ukrainian language, culture and heritage.
The Ukrainian Club of Kingston this weekend presents Folklore 2013: the Lviv Pavilion with Ukrainian food, performances and exhibitions.
When: Friday June 14th – 6 – 10pm
Saturday June 15th – Noon -10pm
Sunday June 16th – Noon – 6pm
Admission: Passport $5 – At the door
The 28th Annual Ukrainian Heritage Festival offers you three days of warmth, food, fun, and excitement, and we are certain you will agree this is our best festival to date. There is plenty to do and see, so bring the whole family over. Let your children have some magical moments on the rides, or try to win a gift for that certain someone at one of the games.
“Zolotyj Klen” (Golden Maple) is an exciting celebration of Ukrainian Music, held each summer at the Ukrainian Youth Association camp grounds “Veselka”. The festival is held yearly for Canada Day. It has a wonderful family atmosphere where festival goers can meet many friends. People are free to relax on their own, or participate in the day long program. The concert starts just after lunch and lasts the entire day culminating with a musical act direct from Ukraine!
~Delicious authentic Ukrainian food: some of the best hearty comfort food
~ treat your eyes and ears to 5 amazing grandstand shows
~ smell the aroma of fresh baked outdoor oven bread… and the taste of this bread is like no other!
~ go back in time to see how rope-making and blacksmithing was done by pioneers
~ tap your foot to some upbeat Ukrainian music as you listen to some upbeat Ukrainian music
~ dance the night away at our evening Zabavas–the best Ukrainian parties always have a Kolomeyka!
~ the beautiful colourful display of folk arts cannot be missed… do you have time to learn how to make a Pysanka?
~ visit the Yarmarok marketplace to take home a Ukrainian blouse, Pysanky and many more items
Soyuzivka, also known as Suzi-Q or The Q, is a year-round Ukrainian resort and cultural center located inKerhonkson, New York in the Shawangunk Ridge area south of the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York, providing workshops, seminars, concerts, dance recitals and art exhibits for those interested in learning about Ukraine and its rich culture.
Their annual Ukrainian Cultural Festival is happening this weekend at the resort and will feature bands Hrim, Zrada and Haydamaky.
The North Dakota Ukrainian Festival is an annual festival featuring authentic Ukrainian cuisine, arts, dance, music and history in Western North Dakota. The festival has been going strong for over 25 years and continues to grow and improve with each year. The main events of the festival include performances by the Ukrainian Dancers Stepovi and the students of the Ukrainian Arts and Dance Camp, meals featuring authentic Ukrainian cuisine (pyrohy, holubtsi, beet leaf bread, borscht, etc.), displays of Ukrainian arts, educational presentations on Ukrainian history and culture, as well as a lively evening Zabava with a live Ukrainian band and formal dinner.
In the fresh air and sunshine, enjoy the incredible view and watch the world-class grandstand shows from the only 11,000-seat, hillside amphitheatre in Canada. Authentic, rich, uniquely Ukrainian and ultimately… delicious! Excite your senses with our all-day-available traditional cuisine. As we tell our stories through costume, song and dance, you will literally see and feel the past come alive. For one whole weekend, escape to become immersed in a new adventure. Let us put a fiddle in your hands, show you a few steps and teach you some Ukrainian songs. Then celebrate with us at the nightly Zabavas; parties thrown in honour of our guests… you!
Vitaemo. Welcome to the Ukrainian Pavilion as we celebrate over 120 years of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Come and experience the wondrous sights and sounds of our culture on our large outdoor entertainment stage, learn about our heritage in the Arts & Crafts tent, and savour our culinary favourites in the Food tent.
Here at the Servus Heritage Festival, delight in the beautiful Ukrainian traditional artisan crafts such as pysanky (Easter eggs), embroidery, weaving, jewellery, ceramics, as well as contemporary visual arts. Learn about Ukrainian roots through the genealogical and folklore displays. Watch the lively regional dancing and listen to some of our most talented musicians.
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Alberta
A celebration of all things Ukrainian past and present, Ukrainian Day recognizes the rich tapestry of Alberta’s Ukrainian community today.
Ukrainian Day starts with a pancake breakfast, followed by divine liturgies, memorial services and recognition of east central Alberta’s centennial pioneer families. An afternoon concert features some of the finest musicians, dancers and performers. The ‘Taste of Ukraine’ food fair, the Ukrainian Community Showcase & Art Sale help enrich this celebration of Ukrainian culture, heritage in Alberta. This signature event is co-hosted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council.
Experience the true spirit of Ukraine! Enjoy our authentic varenyky, holubsi, borshch, kovbasa and kupusta for dinner and don’t forget to save room for a piece of delicious torte or cheesecake. Try our new Obolon premium lager or Khortytsa Honey pepper hot vodka, imported from Ukraine.
Learn about the Bukovyna Region of Ukraine, a historical region on the slopes of the Carpathian Mountains and the adjoining rolling green plains, and take in our explosive show featuring Ukrainian Comedian, Metro, and the Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble & Company.
After the show feel free to take a spin on the dance floor to the music of BMW.
Children can also have fun learning how to make Ukrainian paper dolls or join in on a mini Ukrainian Dance class.
The festival will be held at St. Vladimir Orthodox Cathedral (2000 Tecumseh Rd, East).
The St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Festival was established in 1973 as an effort to introduce Ukrainian Arts and Crafts, Ukrainian food, and Ukrainian music and dance to the Rochester community. Since its inception the Festival has offered tradition Ukrainian foods such as Varenyky (or pyrohy or pierogies) a potato and cheese dumpling, Holubets (stuffed cabbage rolls), Kovbasa (Ukrainian sausage), Kapusta (Ukrainian style sauerkraut) and Borsch (beet soup) to the public. The Festival also has a number of vendors who display a variety of Ukrainian Arts and Crafts such as ceramics, embroidery, wood carvings, jewelry and Ukrainian Easter eggs. The Ukrainian Stage offers a variety of entertainment including Tradition Ukrainian Folk Dancers and Singers both from Rochester, New York and Canada.
Ukrainian Canadian Congress-Regina Branch proudly announces its annual outdoor cultural festival! The event aims to celebrate Ukrainian-Canadian culture and recognize its people’s contributions to Canadian society at all levels. UCC Regina Branch coordinates the activities for 19 Ukrainian cultural organizations of very dedicated volunteers in our city and this event! Come and Celebrate with us! Bring a lawnchair for your seating comfort!
This FREE Festival will honour and celebrate the very best of the Ukrainian culture–food, history, religion, arts and culture—through a fun, hip approach. Not Ukrainian? No problem. We’ll make it happen when you show up at the Passport Office to "assume" your Ukrainian name and identity.
Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color and deep symbolism of the delicate “pysanka” (Ukrainian Easter Egg) to the thunderous, climatic, power, rhythm and strength of “HOPAK” – the world’s most exciting ethnic dance, and every brilliant “Kolomiyka” (polka) and soulful folk song in between, we invite you to experience the TWENTIETH ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence. Enjoy a festival stage show, a public dance, Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, kid’s fun area, and Ukrainian hospitality.
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Alberta
Catch the musical magic at the Friends’ Ukrainian Music Festival featuring an array of the region’s finest Ukrainian folk musicians. This dynamic event encompasses an abundance of entertainment, exhibits, children’s activities, a village market, and delicious foods. Visit the Historic Village where you can enjoy wagon rides and chat with historic settlers as they go about their daily routines.
San Francisco, CA
Ukrainian Cultural Program for Commemorating of 20th Anniversary of
Independence of Ukraine
Featuring delicious foods, music, basket raffle, dance performance, venders, cool beverages.
McKees Rocks, PA
"A Celebration Of Faith And Community"
Live Entertainment Every Night!
Lamb Roast • Funnel Cakes
Quebec’s Ukrainian community is 18,000 strong with active members in the development of Quebec in areas of art, culture, politics and business. In Canada, Ukrainians constitute more than 1,000,000 in population. Ukraine is an independent democratic state in Eastern Europe with more than 50 million people living in an area of 603,700 sq. km, an area larger than France and fifth in size by population in Europe
Baltimore Ukrainian Festival Committee works to share the Ukrainian heritage & culture by providing the following:
Live Entertainment: Traditional Ethnic Dancers, Musicians & Singers
Serve traditional foods, breads & beverages of Ukraine the bread basket of Europe
Ukrainian Folk Arts: Paintings, Carved Wood & PSYANKY Egg Demonstrations
Novelties: Ceramics, Embroidery Clothing, Jewelry, & Religious artifacts
History of Ukraine – Famine, Chernobyl, Orange Revolution
The Festival was born in 1995 as the result of the twinning of Toronto and Kyiv. It then came under the umbrella of Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto Branch as one of its projects. While attendance in the first year was estimated at 3,000, within ten years the Festival has grown to attract audiences of 350,000.
The Toronto Ukrainian Festival is a celebration of Toronto’s diversity. It has established itself as one of the premier Ukrainian festivals in North America. The Festival takes pride in showcasing contemporary professional and amateur artists and performers of Ukrainian heritage who celebrate Ukrainian culture through music, dance and visual arts.
Silver Spring, MD
Everyone will have fun at the Philadelphia Ukrainian Festival from children to grandparents. There will be Kids Fun Zones, Live Music, Dance Shows, Folk Displays, Auctions/Raffles, and Vendors. Everyone will have a great time at the Philadelphia Ukrainian Festival. It will be held at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center, indoors and outdoors. There will be traditional Ukrainian food such as Pierogies and Kobasa.