Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar – April 2011
April 1, Fri. 7 pm. Screening of documentary film “Hot summer in Norilsk”
(in Ukrainian), re the uprising of political prisoners in the Soviet
concentration camp in Norilsk in 1953. Discussion with film producer William
At Embassy of Ukraine, 310 Somerset St. W. Info:
(613) 230-2961 ext.105, <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
April 2, Sat. 9 pm on. The University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club
participates again in the Eastern European Block Party. Several clubs
participate. European food and merchandise for sale! The Ukrainian Club will
sell perogies and pickles. Everyone welcome! Cover charge $5. At “1848” Bar,
University Centre, uOttawa Campus.
April 3, Sun. 2 – 3 pm. The Ukrainian Radio Program on CHIN 97.9 FM
features interviews with Frederick Lavoie of La Presse, winner of the
Shevchenko Foundation Syrnick Journalism Award, and Dr. Christine Turkewych,
Director of the Literary Awards program.
April 5, Tues. 6:30 pm. UCPBA (Ottawa) presents a seminar on Making
Effective Investment Decisions with guest speaker, Andriy Nikolayev, Sr.
Investments Rep, Presidents Accounts, TD Waterhouse, in Event Room, 314
Central Park Dr.
(off Merivale). Refreshments. Please reserve in advance 613-255-0239 or
April 7, Thur. 7:30 pm. Ivano-Frankivsk Academic Ukrainian Music and Drama
Theatre presents the play “Solodka Darusia”. Meet with author Maria Matios.
Tickets: adults $40, students $30 at Buduchnist; tickets at door: adults
$45, students $35. Info: 613-230-2961 ext.105 or Ukrainian-Canadian Social
Services. Embassy of Ukraine invites guests and performers for reception at
Hall of UOC after the play. Hall of UOC 1000 Byron Ave.
April 8 – May 29. Michael Hosaluk of
Saskatchewan exhibits sculptural works in wood, and Richard Finney metal
and glass, in art exhibit at the Karsh-Masson Gallery, 136 St. Patrick St.,
April 8, Fri. 7 pm. Unique sale of silver jewellery by Myroslava Dubyk.
Portion of proceeds to the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women’s project
“Pier 21 – To the shores of Halifax, the story of Ukrainian post WWII
immigration to Canada”, for the Museum at Pier 21. Sale at the Ukr Community
Centre, 911 Carling Ave.
April 10, Sun. 12 – 3 pm. The Ukrainian Women’s Association holds its
Easter Bazaar at the
Ukrainian Hall 1000 Byron Ave. Hot lunch
available, bake sale, varenyky, kovbasa, cheeses, dessert, egg decorating
supplies, Ukrainian handicrafts, ceramics and more. Information: Lisa
April 12, Tues, 6 pm. Opening of Photographic Essay “Chornobyl: 25 Years
Later” by Olena Serbyn-Sullivan. At Embassy of Ukraine, 310 Somerset St.W.
Please register for event at
613-230-2961 ext.105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 16, Sat. 1 – 4 pm. Learn the traditional art of Ukrainian Easter Egg
painting (pysanky). For registration, call the Alta Vista Library at
613-737-2837. Address: 2516 Alta Vista (near Heron Road).
April 19, Tue. 7 pm. Screening of the
documentary film “The Last Trip Home” (in Ukrainian), re Ukrainians deported
under Akciya Vysla. Discussion with film producer Mr. Roman Kryk (Poland –
Ukraine). At the Ukr Community Centre, 913 Carling Ave. For info: Embassy of
Ukraine 613-230-2961 ext. 105 or <mailto:email@example.com>firstname.lastname@example.org
April 26, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group monthly meeting. Topic:
Ukrainians in Quebec. At the Ukr Catholic Shrine hall, Green Valley Cresc.
Info 613-731-1870 (evgs).
May 5-8. The uOttawa Ukrainian Students’ Club hosts the SUSK National
Congress, in Ottawa.
Guest speakers, presentations, seminars, and more! Although students’
Congress, anyone is welcome to attend as observer. Contact
. To make a donation or sponsor the Congress:
May 7, Sat. – The SUSK Alumni Reunion Banquet & Congress Zabava, open to
the entire Ukrainian community of Ottawa. At the National Arts Centre.
Zabava by Zirka! Tickets can be purchased online at
, or contact the Students’ Club at
For sponsorship opportunities, e-mail
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukr Orthodox
Cathedral: 1000 Byron
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine:
952 Green Valley
Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian
parish): 721 Somerset St.
W. 613-723-7790 <http://www.christthesaviour.ca/>www.christthesaviour.ca
Contact Irena Bell
at <mailto:email@example.com>firstname.lastname@example.org to have Ukr events listed, or to receive
the monthly Events Calendar by e-mail.
Irena Bell, Producer and Host
The Ukrainian Hour, Sundays 2-3 PM
Radio CHIN – CJLL – 97.9 FM, Ottawa
Last 4 shows can be heard or downloaded at
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