Благодійний Концерт до Дня БатькаUkrainians Welcome Fair and Father's Day Charitable Concert, June 19
Due to thunderstorm, we could not hold the event as planned in the park. We are particularly grateful to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, Calgary AB for hosting the
Ukrainians Welcome Fair and Father's Day Charity Concert, June 19
Special thank you to Fr. Roman Planchak, Chrystia Moussienko and Oksana Dawid!
A huge shout-out to Katya Urrutia Currie for choosing UCC Calgary and support for Ukraine and Ukrainians fleeing the war as part of 100 Kids Who Care Calgary! There was not a dry eye in the audience! Thank you for your compassion and generosity!
We kindly thank from the bottom of our heart to all organizations who joined and made the Ukrainians Welcome Fair happen (in alphabetical order)
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS)
Calgary Immigrant Women's Association
Calgary Public Library
Centre for Newcomers
FHL Football Hockey Link Society
Immigrant Services Calgary
League of Ukrainian Canadian Women
Parachutes for Pets
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - SAIT
St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor
The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society
Ukrainians of Calgary Association
Vykrutas School of Ukrainian Dance
We kindly thank from the bottom of our heart Tim Hortons for their generous serving of coffee, hot chocolate and timbits!
We kindly thank to Kathy Bohdan from the bottom of our heart for organizing the free food for the event and to Superstore, Canadian Wholesale and Kathy Bohdan for their sponsorship to feed hundreds of people!
We thank Merited Artist of Ukraine Ihor Bohdan for envisioning and organizing this special event to welcome Ukrainians fleeing war in Calgary and mark the Father's Day amidst the ongoing full scale barbaric attack of Russia against Ukraine. Thank you to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, Calgary AB for hosting the event.
Thank you to amazing talents in our community and who recently arrived from Ukraine!
Merited Artist of Ukraine Ihor Bohdan
Korinnya Ukrainian Folk Ensemble Calgary, Calgary Bandurysty - Ukrainian Youth Association - CYM Calgary
Iryna Kalinovich, Tetyana Onyshchenko, Beata Pasieka, Slava Sles & Todd Scott
Khrystyna Lyalyuk, Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Society, Vykrutas School of Ukrainian Dance
Thank you to Khrystyna Zagirska for hosting children's table and to Kathy Bohdan for donating face painting supplies and to Olena Hrytseva for supporting CYM Bandurysty costumes.
We are grateful to Echoes of Ukraine: Oleksandr Zagirskyy and Mykhailo Moussienko for video and sound support!
Thank you to Vasyl Sawchuk for his support and management of the sound side of the concert!
We thank many volunteers who supported the effort: moving many chairs and tables, translating at the pavilion, helping with children's activities and food station!
Since the full scale war broke on February 24, 2022, UCC Calgary organized the following rallies, including a large event at the City Hall:
February 24 - Peace Bridge;
February 27 - Holodomor Monument;
March 6 - Calgary City Hall, Municipal Plaza;
April 9 - Memorial Drive
June 4 - St. Vladimir's - Olympic Plaza - Stephen Ave
with thousands in attendance, strong political support across all government levels, comprehensive media coverage. Our youth leaders contributed greatly into planning and delivery of the events. We thank Her Worship Dr Jyoti Gondek and Members of City Council, MP Kmiec, MP Rempel Garner, and other MPs and MLAs who joined, Bohdan Romaniuk, Stephania Romaniuk, Ihor Bohdan, Slava Sles, Representatives of other Ethnic Communities, including from Belarus, Russia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria and other. Special thank you to ColossoVision for their generosity and support at March 6 event.
Thank you to everyone who attended and supported!
Молимось за Україну! Ще не вмерла Україна!