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Western Canada’s largest multi-day Ukrainian festival, UFest Edmonton Ukrainian Festival, returns for its second year on May 24-25, 2019, at Borden Park. Join us for all-day Ukrainian music & dance performances, Ukrainian food fair, beer gardens, a village full of vendors, workshops, Kava Kafe, community pavilion and a kids zone! PLUS UFest After Dark Zabavas on BOTH NIGHTS! Stay tuned to https://www.ufest.ca/ and our social media for updates.
Canadian premiere of Artem Vedel’s Sacred Concerto with Orchestra and Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria Soloists: Jolaine Kerley, soprano Gillian Brinston-Kurschat, soprano Adrienne Sitko, alto Ian Bannerman, tenor Caleb Nelson, tenor Michael Kurschat, bass Accompanied by a guest orchestra playing on period instruments tuned to A=415Hz
Sunday, 9 June 2019 Gathering place 1pm at ACUA – 9534 87 st. Tours 1pm – 6pm Dinner 6pm – 9pm An art tour of four private homes in Edmonton ending with a catered dinner. See a restored historic Glenora home with a surprising Ukrainian art collection… An antique treasury of icons from around the globe… Paintings from Canada’s renowned Emma Lake artists featuring Ukrainian subject matter… Works from William Kurelek, Vadym Dobrolizh, Oleksa Bulavytsky, Edward Kozak, Vasyl Hryhorovych Krychevsky,…
Drive back in time and turn up the radio for our annual vintage vehicle show and shine, combined with the very best of Ukrainian-Canadian music festival. Join Steven Chwok of CFCW’s Zabava Program for an afternoon of memories and melodies with some of the most popular Ukrainian-Canadian polka bands. Come early and stroll through the collection of vintage and unique cars, tractors and motorcycles. Begin the day by listening to talented singers from Alberta as they compete for the title…
Celebrate Alberta’s agricultural roots with a traditional harvest at the Ukrainian Village. See the Village one last time and witness an old-fashioned threshing bee complete with vintage farm equipment and grain deliveries to the historic elevator. Other historical activities include flower and herb drying, feather stripping, making kapusta (sour cabbage), grinding wheat, quilting, and canning of produce from the museum’s gardens.