Ukrainian Day

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
1:30 p.m.Concert
 Performances by:
      Euphoria Band
      Volya Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
      Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company
      Canadian Idol finalist - Theresa Sokyrka
      RUTA singers

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 
      Horseshoe Toss
      Morse Telegraph
      Wheat Grinding
      Butter Churning
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Children's Activities

Culinary 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.

Karen Johnsrud
Head, Special Events & Volunteer Resources
  780-662-3855 ext. 1112

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

No registration required.