Author Archives: League of Ukrainian Women in Canada, Calgary Branch

League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW) XXI triennial National Convention

28 – 30 April, 2017, the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW) held its XXI National Convention. Stephanie Savyn and Maria Shysh represented Calgary at this event. Oksana Kuzyshyn who led the Calgary League for the last five years was … Continue reading

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Easter Bazaar 2017

On Palm Sunday – 9 April, 2017 – League of Ukrainian Women in Canada: Calgary branch took part in St. Stephen Protomartyr and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Churches Easter Bazaars. Our members baked traditional Ukrainian Easter … Continue reading

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Silk Painting Workshops

Started by Oksana Kuzyshyn in December 2015, this activity became a weekly entertainment for League members. We learn from each other, socialize, and relax while creating our personal masterpieces – hand painted silk scarves. This is a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Pysanka workshop 2017

On March 19, 2017 Oksana Kuzyshyn and Maria Shysh organized a Pysanka workshop for everyone who wanted to master the ancient art of painting Ukrainian Easter eggs. They set up the room and prepared the dyes, so that ten community … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Celebration – (Hopefully) Yearly Event

The Calgary chapter of the League of Ukrainian Women in Canada started celebrating International Women’s Day in 2016. Tetiana Chekhovych in 2016 and Hanna Zavrazhyna in 2017 prepared and presented well researched briefings on our past and present Ukrainian heroines … Continue reading

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Yoga Classes

This monthly training for League members is led by Cynthia Palahniuk, a highly qualified instructor, appreciated by all the participants. Please let us know if you would like to join. New participants are always welcome!

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Christmas Bazaars 2016

In December 2016, our League took part in two Christmas Bazaars. The first one – Snowflake Bazaar – organized by Stacey Bobyn of the St. Stephen Protomartyr Ukrainian Catholic Church on November 27, 2016 was attended by several hundred people. … Continue reading

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Weekly fitness training for our members

In December 2016, Oksana Kuzyshyn started a new fitness program for League members. She developed a circuit training program, purchased necessary equipment (weights, step, skipping rope, etc.), and taught us new ways of working out. We greatly enjoyed the opportunity … Continue reading

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Holodomor Commemoration 2016

Annually, on the third Saturday in November Ukrainians all over the world honour the memory of persons tortured and killed by the socialist totalitarian regime of the Soviet Union. Ukrainian Calgarians usually gather in St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cultural … Continue reading

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XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

In the fall of 2016, Saskatchewan became the centre of national celebrations for the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. Between September 29 and October 2, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress National and UCC Saskatchewan co-hosted the XXV Triennial Congress … Continue reading

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