Virtual School Programs

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Virtual Rizdvo - Ukrainian Pioneer Christmas

Description: In this session, our interpreters will teach about Ukrainian Christmas Eve traditions and foods.  Take a virtual step back in time to learn how Ukrainians in Alberta celebrated Christmas 100 years ago, and learn how those traditions continue today.  You’ll learn how to make a kolach, a special bread made for Christmas, and have a chance to interact with our interpreters and ask them questions.

Program duration: 45 minutes

Grades: 1-6

1 class (max 30 students) per session

Cost: $125.00

Outcomes:

  1. Awareness of and respect for the beliefs and traditions of other groups and communities.
  2. Understanding of specific Ukrainian cultural and religious traditions related to the Christmas season.
  3. Appreciation for how events of the past relate to and connect families to the present.
  4. Knowledge of foods and traditions important to a Ukrainian Christmas eve meal
  5. Knowledge of the process involved to make a kolach (braided bread)

 

Virtual Velykden' - Ukrainian Pioneer Easter 

Description: In this session, our interpreters will teach about Ukrainian Easter traditions.  Take a virtual step back in time to learn how Ukrainians in Alberta celebrated Easter 100 years ago, and learn how those traditions continue today.  You’ll learn how to make a pysanka, a special decorated egg, and have a chance to interact with our interpreters and ask them questions.

Program duration: 45 minutes

Grades: 1-6

1 class (max 30 students) per session

Cost: $125.00

Outcomes:

  1. Awareness of and respect for the beliefs and traditions of other groups and communities.
  2. Understanding of specific Ukrainian cultural and religious traditions related to the Easter season.
  3. Appreciation for how events of the past relate to and connect families to the present.
  4. Knowledge of the importance of pysanky in Ukrainian Easter celebrations
  5. Knowledge of the process involved to decorate pysanky
Contact
Christopher Tokarek
Group Bookings & Corporate Sales Coordinator
  780-662-3855 Ext. 1104