День Вишиванки 2021
Vyshyvanka Day 2021

UKR/ENG 20 травня День вишиванки об'єднає українців Канади від узбережжя до узбережжя. Реєструйтеся на найбільшу українську Zoom подію в Канаді за посиланням На вас чекають розіграші призів, цікаві конкурси та флешмоби, а також привітання від представників українських громад з усіх провінцій.
Вишиванка єднає українців, незважаючи ні на що! До зустрічі 20 травня за вашим місцевим часом: Британська Колумбія - 5 pm, Альберта і Саскачеван - 6 pm, Манітоба - 7 pm, Онтаріо і Квебек - 8 pm, Атлантичні провінції - 9 pm.
On May 20, Vyshyvanka Day will unite Ukrainians in Canada from coast to coast. Register for the largest Ukrainian Zoom event in Canada at We are organizing amazing giveaways, interesting contests, fun flash mobs, as well as greetings from Ukrainian communities from across Canada. Vyshyvanka Unites Ukrainians despite any circumstances! See you on May 20 at your local time: British Columbia - 5 pm, Alberta and Saskatchewan - 6 pm, Manitoba - 7 pm, Ontario and Quebec - 8 pm, Atlantic Provinces - 9 pm.
Organizers: UCC National & Vyshyvanka Association.
Sponsors: MEEST Canada, Ukrainian Credit Union Limited, BCU Financial.
Partners: Embassy of Ukraine in Canada, BUKVA Store, Custom Design and Print, Light U Studio, Yevshan, Ukrainian EggCessories, Ukieology
The event will feature a music greeting from Calgary!
UCC Calgary & UCC-APC Summer Student 2021

We are delighted to announce that Khrystyna Zagirska is our first-ever Canada Summer Jobs Program (“CSJP”) student in partnership with UCC-APC. Thank you to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council for this opportunity for Calgary youth and UCC Calgary. 
Khrystyna is a student at the University of Calgary Bachelor Program in International Relations. She is the prominent and inspirational youth leader in our community and Chief Vykhovnyk at CYM Calgary looking after the youth programming of the entire organization. We look forward to having Khrystyna this summer and have her join UCC-APC as well for the duration of the assignment. Дякуємо, Христиночко за Вашу допомогу!
Conversation with Calgary Friends of UCU: UCU Strong! - Beyond COVID Update
Presented in this update:
- Students assisted with scholarships
- Review of funds raised in 2020
- Plans for 2021 UCU fall season

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:
Silicone Reinvented UCPBA Webinar
Join UCPBA on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 7 p.m. to learn about a new generation of computing circuits that are tiny, fast and cool.
"Same great celebration from the best seats in YOUR house! We are excited to invite you to join us virtually again this year for the Calgary Ukrainian Festival! Tune in for a weekend of entertainment, workshops, shopping, and more from the comfort and safety of your home! We will be announcing more exciting aspects of the festival in the coming weeks, stay tuned! 
New this year... PEROGY DRIVE THRU! Saturday June 5, 2021 from 4- 730pm. Order today as quantities are limited and will sell quickly!
Tryzub's Wine & Spirits Survivor
Tryzub’s 2nd annual Wine and Spirits Survivor registration is open until June 3rd and waiting for your team! Winning teams share 50% of the proceeds and receive GIFT CARDS from J. Webb Wine Merchant.
Enter your team of 6 players for $240. No team, no problem! Enter as a single player for $40 and we will put you on a team. Worried about elimination? Immunity is only $20…
To register and for more details: or visit our website at
Questions? Please contact

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.
UCC-APC is accepting Hetman Awards nominations! 
We encourage our community to apply/reapply for the UCC-APC Hetman Awards to celebrate and acknowledge our remarkable volunteers.
Please visit this website for details and forms
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
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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