In 2017, we’re excited about the potential of Baba’s Bazaar. Both vendors and festival visitors will benefit from: • The larger space that combines Bazaar + Beer Garden + ATCO sound stage • Dance performances by Edmonton’s MY Ukrainian Dance Academy, 2 tiny solo dancers, and 3--count ‘em--3 adult dance groups (Promin-Vegreville, Vatra-Edmonton, and Chudovyi-Innisfree). Made possible in part by the generosity of the Vegreville Cultural Society in lending t... More...
AUGP to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada at Ukrainian Festivals across Alberta By partnering with Ukrainian Festivals across Alberta, the Alberta-Ukrainian Genealogical Project (AUGP) is pleased to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada! The AUGP exhibit will be part of the Calgary Ukrainian Festival, Edmonton Heritage Festival, Ukrainian Day (UCHV), and the Babas and Borshch Festival in Lamont. This summer, the AUGP exhibit will... More...
One of the best parts of coordinating Babas & Borshch has been meeting new people, both Ukrainians and ‘wannabes.’ While I don’t have the chance to connect with every individual festival-goer, I have had the pleasure of getting to know performers, presenters, musicians, vendors, government employees, politicians, media, sponsors and supporters, movers and shakers in the world of Ukrainian organizations and foundations. While there have been two or three stinkers or ... More...
Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival Coordinator Hazel Anaka is pleased to announce the line-up of talent for the 2017 Zabava to be held Saturday, August 26th at the Lamont Rec Centre Hall. “We’re pleased that we’ve been able to hold prices steady at $50 a ticket for the fifth straight year. As before, we have some exceptional acts ready, willing, and able to entertain our crowd, “ said Anaka. “It’s hard to know whether people come for the incredible... More...
WELCOME to 2017! Just a reassuring note to say we haven’t been contemplating our navels or eating pyrohy and watching reality TV. We have been hard at it planning the 2017 program of activities in our brand new location, the Town of Lamont. We’re excited about how things are shaping up. But where to begin? Some facts first: • Babas & Borshch is happening August 26-27, 2017 at the Lamont Rec Centre Complex, 4844-49 St • This year we invite you to Learn. Connec... More...
PROGRAM CHANGES Please note the following deletions and additions to the weekend program: CANCELLED PIch Building---because of soggy summer weather Grain Elevator tours--because of break in ADDITIONS Bountiful Beets presentation by ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen on Sat at 1 pm & Sun noon Beet-Horseradish Relish Make It & Take It 11 am & 2 pm, Saturday ATCO Energy Education Mobile interactive unit for kids Closing act---Songs from Home immedi... More...
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