A Ukrainian-Catholic has been picked to lead a new federal office with a mandate to promote religious tolerance globally, as Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday followed through on an election promise made almost two years ago. Read more Andrew Bennett, 40, a former federal bureaucrat and Ukrainian Catholic sub-deacon, has been named the first […]Read more "Ukrainian-Catholic to lead government’s new religious freedom office"
If you missed last night’s CBC broadcast of Rick Mercer celebrating Malanka, the show has put up the clip on YouTube. As well you can watch the entire episode online. It’s a great clip to watch, it explained some of our culture to the nation and showcased how fun the event can be watch. Check […]Read more "Watch CBC’s Rick Mercer celebrate Malanka (Video)"
The Rick Mercer Report Facebook page announced that they filmed a segment at the Malanka celebrations in Saskatoon last weekend. The page showcases some great pictures including Rick learning Ukrainian dancing from the Pavlychenko Folkorique Ensemble. The segment this airs Tuesday at 8PM on CBC, and later online at the Rick Mercer Report site. More […]Read more "Rick Mercer Report celebrates Malanka Tuesday on CBC"
Planning on ringing in the Ukrainian new year: Malanka? Learn all about it, and check out this Malanka guide to find an event near you:Read more "Malanka Guide 2012/2013"
I went to the Christmas market last year and loved it, and am definitely going again this year! The annual Christmas Market in Toronto’s Distillery district will feature performances by Arkan Ukrainian Dance Company this Saturday: Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, […]Read more "Ukrainian dance at Toronto Christmas Market this Saturday"