Ukraine Relief Event – May 27th

You will find below a poster/invitation to attend an event organized by the Italian Cultural Center of Vancouver. This event will take place on Friday, May 27th at 6:00 pm at the Italian Cultural Center (Grand Ballroom). 

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased through www.italianculturalcentre.ca or by calling 604-430-3337.  All proceeds will be donated to Ukraine relief.

UCC BCPC, Ukrainian Holy Eucharist Cathedral, and Kozak Ukrainian Restaurant are co-sponsoring this event along with Italian community organizations and businesses. 

Job Opportunity

The Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko is looking to fill the part-time position of Rental Coordinator for our hall in Richmond.   If you have an interest or would like more information please contact us at: info@ivanfranko.ca

Hosting Immigrants From Ukraine

Many displaced Ukrainians are now arriving and are needing temporary accommodation until they find something more permanent.  At this moment, we do not have enough community offers to accommodate all the new arrivals. 

  • You can register yourself at: ukraininavancouver.com. Click on Start Resettlement, then scroll down and click on  Offer Accommodation  and fill out and submit the form provided.
  • Another option is to go to the BC Government Welcome Ukraine website.  Scroll down and you will see I want to help people from Ukraine.  There you will see a list of options for how you can help.

Please let us know if you have any questions about the process or we can also help connect you to our contacts who are working on placing new immigrants with host families.

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company’s 50th Anniversary tour 

Cheremosh will be performing in Kelowna on May 14th, in Victoria on September 10th, and in Surrey on September 12th. Donations for Humanitarian efforts are being collected throughout the tour.  

Cheremosh has had phenomenal success as a semi-professional Ukrainian dance company.  Rich in intensity, energy, and spirit, Cheremosh has a reputation for bringing amazing choreography to the stage. Cheremosh takes audiences on a colorful and exhilarating journey, thrilling them with intricate choreography, spectacular costumes, and dynamic music. 

Ticket and event information can be found at www.cheremosh.ca/events

Holodomor: The Ukrainian Genocide, 1932 – 1933, 2nd edition now available

The Ukrainian Research Institute of the League of Ukrainian Canadians is pleased to announce the publication of the Second Edition of HOLODOMOR: The Ukrainian Genocide, 1932 – 1933.  The second edition has been updated and vastly expanded with new data, documents, and analyses covering such issues as historical and political contexts of the Ukrainian famine and the impact of the genocide. 

For additional information and to place an order, please contact the Ukrainian Research Institute at 416-516-8223.  The cost of the book is $65 CDN.

Ukrainian TV Network – Showtimes for BC

Ukrainian Kontakt TV shows are shown as follows on OMNI TV:

Weekly Broadcasts of KONTAKT in BC 

  • SUN 7:00 AM (new)
  • SUN 9:00 pm
  • TUE 9:00 am
  • THUR 2:00 pm

KONTAKT NEXT GEN – youth show

  • SUN 6:30 pm (new)
  • WED 8:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm