- 24, 2017
Zabava 2017 Line-Up
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 Ukrainian banquet or the amazing en...
- 20, 2017
Welcome to 2017
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. Connect. Immerse. • Your ...
- 16, 2016
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 immedia...
- 04, 2016
MY Ukrainian Dance Academy
MY Ukrainian Dance Academy and tsymbalist Mitch Palahniuk are coming back for the 4th straight year! Join them on Saturday, August 20th at 11:00 AM for a Learn to Ukrainian Dance lesson for all ages. Then see them in action as they perform at 12:30. Expect them to once again wow the audience with spectacular costumes and unique choreography. We are grateful for MY's help promoting the Festival at the Edmonton Media Launch and the K-Days parade. In turn, we are pleased to offer these oppor...
- 27, 2016
Click on Ukraine 101 in the navigation bar to see translations of the 2016 Festival poster and the Zabava poster!
- 20, 2016
Kalyna by Pam Clark
Join us on Saturday, August 20 at 1:30 PM to hear author Pamela Clark (nee Kuryluk) read from her novel Kalyna. Clark grew up in Edmonton, Alberta close to Edna-Star, and lived with the story of Wasyl, Katja, and Kalyna inside of her for many years. Kalyna is her first novel and is a tribute to her Ukrainian-Canadian heritage and prairie home. She now lives in Calgary with her family. KALYNA Swept up in a whirlwind courtship, Katja and Wasyl begin life anew in a Ukrainian settlement of We...