Capital Ukrainian Festival
Український фестиваль столиці Канади
Le festival ukrainien de la capitale

  • July 20-22 2018 2018-07-20 18:00:00 2018-07-22 18:00:00 America/New_York Capital Ukrainian Festival Experience the life, joy and heritage of Ukrainian culture … vibrant music, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, stunning artwork, handmade crafts, informative displays … along the scenic banks of the Rideau Canal in the heart of Ottawa. Wish table mates "Smachnoho" (Bon appétit!) and toast friends "Na zdorovia!" (To your health!). Ottawa Capital Ukrainian Festival
  • Ottawa, Canada

What's On?

Friday July 20, 2018 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday July 21, 2018 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

952 Green Valley Cres. Ottawa, ON

Singing, dancing and live music / Ukrainian food village and beer garden / Marketplace / Entertainment and nightlife / Cultural workshops and demonstrations / Church tours and sacred music choirs / Children’s activities / Semi-Classical Concert Series

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Semi-Classical Concert Series

Classically Ukrainian Gala
at the Museum of History

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Museum of History,
100 Laurier Street,
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M8

Steppes from Home

Sunday, July 22, 2018
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine,
952 Green Valley Crescent,
Ottawa, ON K2C 3K7

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Weekend Workshops

Those looking for a more hand- on experience in exploring Ukrainian culture are welcome to sign up for one of our workshops located in the church basement. Registration is required (available online or in person at our Information Booth)

Saturday, July 21, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 pm Ukrainian Embroidery for Beginners
3:00 – 5:00 pm Pysanky (Egg Painting)
6:00 – 8:00 pm TBD

Sunday, July 22, 2018
12:00 – 2:00 pm Iconography
3:00 – 5:00 pm TBD
6:00 – 8:00 pm Pysanky (Egg Painting)

Sacred Choral Music, Church Tours and Lectures

Join us in the Church to enjoy a variety of Christian choral groups and experience the different repertoires that guide them in their worship. After listening to the choirs, please join us for a 15 minute tour of the Church.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Sunday, July 22, 2018
12:00 – 5:00 pm

Ukrainian Food Demonstrations

The Capital Ukrainian Festival just got tastier with the inclusion of a special presentation on Ukrainian cuisine by award winning Chef Tim Wasylko. Getting to see a culinary master in action is a treat and those who attend the workshop will get to see Wasylko’s prepare some of the staples of Ukrainian food. He’ll be making varenyky (perogies), and borshch (beet soup).

Sunday, July 22, 2018
1:00 pm Baba Wasylko’s varenyky (perogies)
3:00 pm Borshch

Line Up

Ukrainians are famous for their party, fun and hospitality. Boy have we got a lineup of party, dance, art, and performance for you this year. Bet you can't attend just one show!

Performer Lineup (to follow)

Korchma After parties

Step out of the city and into a traditional Cossack tavern (Korchma).
Your ticket to this epic after party includes a free shuttle from the main grounds to the Korchma, 1000 Byron Ave. Ottawa.

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:30 pm – 2:00 am

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