Proudly co-hosted with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council, Ukrainian Day offers visitors the opportunity to celebrate Alberta’s vibrant Ukrainian community, past and present. Highlights include an afternoon concert featuring the best in Ukrainian dance and music groups.
Schedule of Activities
|9:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.||Church services at:|
|St. Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Orthodox Church|
|St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church|
|11:15 a.m.||Opening of the Stelmach House Learning Centre|
|11 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Rediscovering Ukraine, reading by Andriy Lyubka, contemporary Ukrainian poet, writer and essayist|
|12 p.m.||Final unveiling of plaques on the Centennial Pioneer Recognition Monument|
|12:30 p.m.||Blessing the Chornobyl Disaster Commemorative Cross|
|12:40 p.m.||Blessing the Canadian Legion Monument|
|12:50 p.m.||Blessing the Internment Camp Monument|
|Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble|
|Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company|
|Canadian Idol finalist - Theresa Sokyrka|
All Day Activities
|9 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Village Market|
|9 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Gift Shop|
|10 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Musical Entertainment|
|12 p.m. - 1 p.m.||Break for special services|
|1 p.m. - 5 p.m.||Musical Entertainment|
|10 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Feature Exhibit - Painting to Remember: A Collection of Works by Peter Shostak|
|10 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Visit the historical village to see costumed role-players bring history to life. Activities include:|
|Free Wagon Rides|
|Spelling Bee & Schoolyard Games|
|11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Children's Activities|
|9 a.m. - 11 a.m.||Pancake Breakfast, proceeds in support of the Friends of the Ukrainian Village Society|
|11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Ukrainian Village Food Festival|
|11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Sweets n' Treats|
|12 p.m. - 5 p.m.||Ukrainian Foods in the Summer Kitchen|
Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair for seating at the concert.
Regular site admission applies on Ukrainian Day.
Sorry, no pets allowed.