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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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Gala Banquet and Dance – Ukraine’s 25th Anniversary of Independence and 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Pioneers in Canada

On August 27, 2016, the League of Ukrainian Women in Canada – Calgary Branch, in cooperation with a number of Ukrainian organizations in Calgary, organized a fundraiser Gala Banquet & Dance to celebrate these two memorable dates for Canadian Ukrainians. … Continue reading

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Wheat Weaving Workshop: Keeping Ancient Tradition Alive

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In December 2015, Maria Shysh, an enthusiastic artisan, taught League members the traditional craft of wheat weaving. According to Ukrainian custom, wheat weavings are considered house blessings and make great house warming gifts. That is why we decided not only … Continue reading

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Borscht Brigade – Holodomor Commemoration 2015

In preparing for the Holodomor Commemoration on November 28, 2015, our “Borscht Brigade” began work two days in advance. For many years, our ladies have provided the “Hungry Lunch” at the Commemoration. To change it up from the usual broth … Continue reading

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Commemorative Quilt

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