Posts for May, 2013

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JUN
16

2018 Festival Poster

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JUN
11
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LISTEN & LEARN

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If you hunger to know more about your roots and history as a Ukrainian-Canadian, Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival is the place to be August 25-26. Festival Coordinator, Hazel Anaka invites festival-goers to this year’s lineup of informational sessions. “We’re pleased to announce some top-notch speakers who are sure to increase our collective understanding of the hardships and triumphs of Ukrainians both in Canada and in Ukraine,” said Anaka. “This info... More...
MAY
22
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Victor Malarek at Babas & Borshch

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Respected Canadian Journalist Appears at Babas & Borshch Festival Coordinator, Hazel Anaka is thrilled to announce that award-winning Toronto investigative journalist, Victor Malarek will be discussing his first work of fiction, Orphanage 41 at Babas & Borshch this year. “We are so pleased that such a prominent and accomplished Ukrainian-Canadian will be part of the festival. While Orphanage 41 is fictional, it was inspired by Victor’s interviews with victims of s... More...
SEP
15
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Babas & Borshch Colouring Book

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If you didn't get a copy of this one-of-a-kind Babas & Borshch Colouring Book at the Festival, fear not. Download your own copy here. Parent Link staff at Lamont County's Regional FCSS office created it and we Love It.  Thanks, Erin! Share it with a kid or grand kid in your life or keep it for yourself : )
AUG
10
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Marango Pie

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We're excited to have Marango Pie performing at the Music Jam again this year AND providing the music during dance performance costume changes Saturday afternoon. Check out this unique and talented group. Read on... As recent as spring 2016 the musicians in Marango Pie had no idea that they would be playing together in a Ukrainian/Gypsy band. It started with the Pigeon Lake area trio of Ernie Miciak (mandolin), Trevor Payne (guitar) and Robert Kochan (flutes, whistles, drymba, percussion).... More...
AUG
01
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Dance. Dance. Dance.

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Back for a second year are the Chudovyi Ukrainian Dancers of Innisfree. And while we don’t agree with their spelling of Borshch, we love the fun inherent in their performance of this number. Be sure to cheer them on Sunday! In 2017 we’re excited to bring the talent of the Vegreville School of Ukrainian Dancing’s Promin Adult Dancers to Babas & Borshch audiences. This school is 44 years old and exists to promote Ukrainian dance, culture and traditions. Artistic D... More...
JUL
21
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The Sound of Music

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Get your toes tapping to the talented musicians performing on our Outdoor Music Jam Stage. Within sight of food vendors, kids’ inflatables, beer garden and more, you won’t miss any outdoor action. Don’t forget sunscreen, a hat, and maybe a lawn chair. Feel free to grab a dance partner! New this year and adding to the ‘festival feel’ will be Buskers! Thanks to music jam organizer Charlie Gargus, stage sponsor, Tri-Line Carriers, and all the talent for makin... More...
JUL
19
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Learn. Connect. Immerse.

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Five years in, we know something about our festival visitors. They are Ukrainians and ‘wannabes.’ They are young and old and everything in between. They come as multi-generational family groups, couples, individuals. They come for nostalgic reasons or for first-time exposure to the rich Ukrainian culture. Baba and Dido want to be sure their kids and grandkids understand where they came from and why it’s important. Our visitors love that we combine serious learning opport... More...
JUL
04
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Let's Talk Food!

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Smachnoho! If the mere thought of pyrohy, borshch, holubtsi and more makes you drool you’ve come to the right place! With one exception, all food concessions will be outside in sight of the Music Jam, Beer Garden, and Kid’s Activities. Be sure to get and redeem your coupon for a FREE borshch sample at any of the 5 Ukrainian food concessions! “A Taste for Life” Ukrainian Kafé & Bistro by St. John’s Institute, Edmonton are the 2017 Zabava cater... More...
JUN
28
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Where Will You Lay Your Head?

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Now that you’ve decided to attend the 5th Annual Babas & Borshch Festival in Lamont August 26-27, you need someplace to lay your sweet head! If you bring your own accommodation (tent or RV) no problemo….we’ve got you covered. A designated area is available for only $20/night. No power but the dump station is adjacent to the festival grounds. While we can’t accept reservations, we will sell you a pass when you arrive. Check in at the Information Table at the ... More...
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