Pysanka art and photo of pysanka by Daena Diduck. Щиро дякуємо!

Шевченківський Концерт 2021
Virtual Shevchenko Concert 2021

Щиро вітаємо учасників віртуальної програми вшанування пам'яті Тараса Григоровича Шевченка, національного поета - великого Кобзаря: Садочок Св. Володимира, Рідна Школа при Парафії Успення, Калґарські Бандуристи СУМ Калґарі. Щира подяка виконавцям, вчителям, виховникам, керівникам за чудову підготовку, наполегливу та невтовну працю і талант. Величне і безсмертне слово Кобзаря продовжує надихати нові покоління і то є Ваш здобуток та талант прищепити любов до української літературної і музичної спадщини,української мови і культури, Ваша особиста відданість і любов до поетичного слова і мистецтва пророка. Щира подяка Андрію Худичу за важливе вступне слово і Марусі Шиш за дизайн сцени в залі Парафіi Успeння Пресвятої Богородиці! Щиро дякуємо Гомін України за чудову співпрацю!
In partnership with Echoes of Ukraine, UCC Calgary presented a virtual edition of the Shevchenko Concert 2021, which premiered on March 14th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the concert for the first time took place on-line. The concert featured new recordings of this year performances along with the archival videos from previous concerts. New videos were recorded following strict COVID-19 protocol and included performances of: St. Vladimir’s Sadochok, Calgary Bandurуsty (CYM Calgary), Ridna Shkola at Assumption, archival videos from previous concerts. Big thank you to all talented performers, educators, artistic directors and organizers. Special thank you to Andriy Khudych, Maria Shysh and Echoes of Ukraine: Oleksandr Zagirskyy, Andrei Dawyd, and Danylo Moussienko.

The virtual Shevchenko concert 2021 is available at Echoes of Ukraine YouTube.

UCPBA On-line Event: Energy Transition - What's it All About

UCPBA: "Did you know that Energy Companies spend more money on Environmental Protection than any other sector? James Bouchard is a director at one of Canada’s largest midstream energy companies. He is a results-oriented leader with a passion for utilizing technology to solve business problems. Learn firsthand about what some of Canada’s largest energy companies are doing in relation to the global transition away from fossil fuels. How and where are they investing to advance the energy transition. What’s the role of traditional energy in our future? Join us on April 14th, 2021 at 7 pm for a first-hand view, and have an opportunity to ask questions. RSVP before April 12 to get the link to the event."

UCPBA Student Scholarships 2021

The UCPBA is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the annual scholarship fund. The deadline for applications is May 28, 2021.
For eligibility criteria, please visit the website:

Tryzub's Summer Dance Camps 2021

Want to try out something new this summer? Want to work on your dance moves? Try out Tryzub’s Summer Camps led by our Artistic Director, Shane Gibson.
Tryzub’s Summer Camp registration is now OPEN to the public. Space is limited, register now!
You don't need to be Ukrainian to join our camps. Just love to dance and have fun!
Visit Tryzub website for registration and more details.
Questions? Email:
**All camp activities will conform to restrictions at the time. Space is limited, and will be adjusted based on restrictions. Full refunds will be made if camp is cancelled due to COVID.
Academy-Festival "The Golden Voice of Diaspora"
Пісенна Академія "Золотий голос діаспори"
Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Calgary Branch is supporting the launch of the Academy-Festival "The Golden Voice of Diaspora" envisioned and created by Ihor Bohdan, Merited Artist of Ukraine. The Golden Voice of Diaspora is the first of its kind festival-competition in North America to celebrate and promote the Ukrainian song and feature Ukrainian talents in Canada and USA. Vocalists of 16 years of age and older in all genre of Ukrainian song are invited to submit their applications to Please contact Ihor directly with inquiries about the festival-competition.
Stress & Anxiety Relief Counselling in Ukrainian
The Immigrant Education Society надає безкоштовні психотерапевтичні послуги для всіх мешканців Альберти українською та російською мовами. Онлайн, безкоштовно і без черги:
Якщо ви відчуваєте, що вам потрібно з кимось поговорити, будь ласка, звартайтеся до:
Inna Piskunova, Outreach Coordinator for the Mental Health and Mindfulness Project, The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) 1-587-393-3414
or Hanna Zavrazhyna at

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council invites members of the community to share stories or works of art depicting instances of resilience: "We invite you and your organization to participate in the initiatives. These stories and works of art will be compiled into a printed and digital journal to be shared with the community. Please share our call for submissions in the form of a story/poem/essay with a maximum of 750 words or a piece of visual art or photograph, accompanied by an explanation of 250 words or less. The call for submissions is open and encouraged for people of all ages – from children to seniors."

Submissions can be sent to, or arrangements
can be made to digitize or record them. 

Ivan Franko Ukrainian School of Ukrainian Studies in Edmonton is inviting students ages 12-14 who live outside Edmonton to join their online educational  program. It is a great opportunity for young graduates of Calgary's Ukrainian School and courses to continue their Ukrainian education in Alberta.
Please contact School Principal Liliya Sukhy at
Each year, the Shevchenko Foundation awards several scholarships, bursaries, and awards to students of Ukrainian heritage. Applications are now being accepted for our 2021 Shevchenko Foundation Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards.
Follow the link to learn more:
Ukraine's Independence Day 2021
День Незалежності України 2021
August 24, 2021, marks the 30th year of Ukraine’s Independence. On Sunday, August 22, 2021, UCC Alberta will host an online event dedicated to the 30th-anniversary celebration. Our community is invited to participate in this event by contributing a recording. This video production may have many performing facets - vocal, dance, poetic recitals, or interactive presentation that signify Ukraine’s Independence to your organization. We are asking for a 5min clip featuring your members. Video support can be offered. For further information please contact Yuliia Marcinkoski, UCC Alberta Executive Director, at

UCC Calgary will be facilitating as needed our community participation in the online program and is discussing in-person components of the celebration. Stay tuned!
Divine Liturgy Times and Announcements

Ukrainian TV Programming

8 am - Forum TV (Toronto)
10 am - Kontakt (Toronto)
1:30 pm - Kontakt Next Gen
3 pm - Alberta Kontakt TV (Edmonton - Calgary)
Repeated on:
MONDAY: 8 am - Alberta Kontakt
TUESDAY: 1 pm - Forum, 2 pm - Kontakt, 3 pm - Alberta Kontakt
WEDNESDAY: 11 am - Kontakt, 3:30 pm - Kontakt Next Gen
THURSDAY: 1:30 pm - Kontakt Next Gen

OMNI TV on SHAW Cable Ch. 214 and TELUS Optik Ch. 119/120
Please follow the Alberta Government COVID-19 prevention measures at and keep abreast of the latest official updates and government guidelines. Бережіть себе та ближніх!

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