Montreal Community Commemorated the 125th Anniversary

St Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Montreal On Sunday, May 29, 2016, after Liturgy, a “Tea” to celebrate the 125 th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada was held in the parish hall. Soup, dainty sandwiches & sweets served with tea or coffee in china teacups delighted the palates, while a short program entertained the hearts of those in attendance. … [Read more…]

The Art of the Kolomeyka

The Art of the Kolomeyka Kolomeyka Video with Credits-HD 1080p Video Sharing from Karen Pidskalny on Vimeo. Dancing is the most well-known and popular form of Ukrainians expressing their roots and vibrant spirit. If you are Ukrainian you’ve probably danced a polka or perhaps the butterfly at a wedding or Zabava, been in Ukrainian dance … [Read more…]

Lesya Ukrainka Statue – Saskatoon, SK

Who was Lesya Ukrainka? Lesya Ukrainka (1871-1913) is a celebrated literary figure. She was a top poet and writer among both females and males of her time, known as an activist for advancement in political, civil and woman’s rights. Lesya is an iconic figure to Ukrainians because she promoted Ukrainian literature, culture and language in … [Read more…]

Interview with Oksana Movchan

Oksana Movchan Ukrainian art and culture is vibrant, rich, and abundant in Canada. We are fortunate to have so many talented artists and artisans continually exploring and developing their crafts, making their art a part of our community.  One such artist is Oksana Movchan. While pursuing her postgraduate studies at the prestigious Ukrainian Academy of … [Read more…]