Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar – November 2010

Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar – November  2010

Print Calendar sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), Ottawa Branch

Oct. 29, Fri. 7 pm.  UCC National and UCC Ottawa invite the Ukrainian community to a meeting with the former Ambassador of Ukraine in Canada, Dr. Yuriy Scherbak, who will deliver a talk, in Ukrainian, on “The geopolitical role of Ukraine at the present“. Room 140 (Lounge), 90 University, Univ of Ottawa Campus.  Admission $10.

Nov. 2, Tues. The famous Virsky National Dance Company of Ukraine, with 50 dancers on their cross-Canada tour, performs at Centrepointe Theatre. Tickets available now, don’t delay – 613-580-2700.

Nov. 3, Wed. 2:45 pm. Champions League Soccer on the big screen at the Ukrainian Community Centre, 911 Carling Ave (Shakhtar Donetsk vs Arsenal)

Nov. 6, Sat. Annual Ukrainian Night Dinner and Dance, at the Ukrainian Catholic Shrine hall, Green Valley Cresc. Presented by Knights of Columbus. Divine Liturgy 5 pm, Cocktails 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm, Entertainment, dancing. Cost per person $40. Tickets: Mike Jaz-830-7787, John Chychrun-599-4791 and Frank McGoldrick-828-7531

Nov. 12-13, Fri.-Sat. The Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program (CUPP), the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the U. of Ottawa, Katedra Fdn, and CUSF invite you to the ‘Ottawa Model Ukraine Conference; the Politics of Education and Elections in Ukraine’. CUPP interns and alumni present papers.  Desmarais Hall, 12th Floor, 55 Laurier Ave E., U of Ottawa campus.  Public lecture in English. Free admission. Register, as seating is limited. Chair of Ukrainian Studies. Please RSVP to  before Nov.10.  613 562-5800 ext. 3692

Nov. 12, Fri. 6:30 pm. UCPBA, with Embassy of Ukraine, presents “MODEL UKRAINA” Cocktail evening reception with CUPP Program. At Foundation Restaurant in Market. UKRAINIA band. Tickets $10 from Buduchnist, 913 Carling Ave. 722-7075, or UCPBA Board Members. Contact: Bohdan Tomiuk 745-2760, Markian Shulakewych 523-7952, Jennifer O. . More info:

Nov. 13, Sat. The Ottawa Ukraina Soccer Club Annual Banquet. Buffet meal, door prize, entertainment! Cash bar. 911 Carling Ave, Ukr Community Center. Ticket: $25; children 12 and under free. 5 pm Cocktails; 6 pm Dinner, Entertainment, Awards; 9 pm Zabava. Tickets: 851-1192 290-0577

Nov. 20, Sat. Zabava 2010.  Fundraising event for the Svitanok Ukrainian Dance Society at the Ukr Orthodox Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. Cocktails 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm.  Band : Zirka (from Toronto). Performance : Svitanok Ukr Dance Ensemble. Cost: Adults $55, Youth (Under 17) $35. For tickets: 613-831-5822  or
Nov. 23, Tues. 2:45 pm. Champions League Soccer on the big screen at the Ukrainian Community Centre, 911 Carling Ave (Shakhtar Donetsk vs FK Partizan).

Nov. 27, Sat. 2:30 pm. Holodomor Commemoration ceremony at the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights Monument at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar streets in Ottawa.  Holodomor Commemoration Week Nov. 22 – 28.

Nov. 28, Sun.  12 -3 pm. Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church hall, 1000 Byron Ave.

Handicrafts, bake sale, & much more. Ukrainian hot lunch available.  Info:   Liza Malarek 613-830-1472

November –  If you didn’t catch Damian Sawka’s 1-hr. ‘From Pagans to Popstars’ re Ukrainian-Canadian music, on CBC Radio, you can listen to it at

Advance Notice

Dec. 1, Wed. 8 pm. The Sheptytsky Institute will host a Book Launch with author Myrna Kostash and her new book “Prodigal Daughter: A Journey to Byzantium”, at Saint Paul University (Amphitheatre).  RSVP at 613-236-1393, ext 2651.

Dec. 10, Fri.  6 pm, UCPBA’s  Annual Christmas Dinner & Awards Evening. Details:

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukr Orthodox Church: 1000 Byron Ave.  613-728-0856
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine: 952 Green Valley Cresc.  723-1673
Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor: 721 Somerset St. W.  613-723-7790
Contact Irena Bell at to have Ukr events listed, or to receive the monthly Events Calendar by e-mail.

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