e-Bulletin - Saskatchewan's weekly Ukrainian community current events update
11 January 2022 • 11 січня 2022 р. • 19.2 (440)
UCC Saskatchewan – 50 years of service on behalf of the province’s Ukrainian community
A Word from Us

Слово від нас

Please note that the 2022 Ukrainian Cqanadian Congress – Saskatchewan Provincial Council Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 05 March 2022. All UCC Saskatchewan member organizations are eligible to participate. Details will be announced in future issues of the e-Bulletin.

Attention Member Organizations:
Include Your Printed Promotional Material in Our Spring Mail-Out

UCC Saskatchewan member organizations can send 150 copies of their posters, flyers, handbills or other material promoting their upcoming activities to our office for mailing to all the other member organizations in some 35 communities around the province. This service is provided to member organizations at no charge.

The deadline for submissions for the spring mail-out is Monday, January 24, 2022. For more information, contact our office at 1.888.652.5850 (in Saskatoon, 306.652.5850), ext. 101.

Featured Member Organization

Знайомтесь, наша складова організація

St. Petro Mohyla Institute (Saskatoon)
Established: 1916
Objectives: To provide a supportive and inclusive living and learning environment for our residents and community at large.
Activity includes: Ukrainian language classes; scholarships for student residents; support of Kameniari Students Society activity; Holodomor commemorations; fundraisers – golf tournament, 50/50 raffles
Programs, Services, Projects

Програми, послуги та проекти

English for Employment (E4E)

Are you a newcomer to Saskatchewan?
Do you want to improve your English language skills?
Do you need to prepare for the Saskatchewan Labour Market?

E4E Spring 2022 Term – Registrations open soon! Stay tuned!

To learn more about E4E, please visit https://www.ucc.sk.ca/en/services/english-language-training.

Hromada Legacy Fund
Next deadline for Project Funding is February 15, 2022
Important News, Special Announcements

Головні новини, оголошення

Career Opportunity: UCC National Fundraising Officer
City: Working remotely, anywhere in Canada
Application deadline: January 31, 2022

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC National) is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual with a broad set of skills to execute the fundraising plan for Canada’s national voice of the Ukrainian Canadian community and for the UCC Charitable & Educational Trust. Full and detailed job posting

Community News

Новини громади

Cancelled events:Rushnychok’s Malanka Ukrainian Dance Performances – Jan 15, Saskatoon

Malanka: Verba Ukrainian Dance Club – Jan 21, Wakaw

Unmasking the Truth: Virtual Fundraiser cohosted by Green Light Awareness Society & NASHI
Sunday, January 16, 2022
, 2-5 PM Sask time

$20 / household. More information, purchase tickets

Event proceeds from tickets and Silent Auction in support of:

For more information, call 780-710-7951.

A message from the Ukrainian Language Program sponsored by the Ukrainian Self-Reliance League of Canada, Regina Branch (UOMA/TYC)
Нехай народження малого Ісуса та початок Нового Року принесуть Вам радість нового життя та ентузіазм свіжих почувань та успіхів у всіх Ваших особистих та спільних справах!
Христос Ражадається! Славіте Його!May the birth of baby Jesus and the start of a brand New Year bring the joys of new life and enthusiasm of fresh starts and success in all of your personal and shared endeavours!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in 2022!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to our continuing students enrolled in the Ukrainian Language program and prospective new students for the second semester.Please note the following second semester schedule commencing January 17, 2022:

Beginners & Intermediate Level – these two classes will be combined in the second semester and continue to be offered in-person on Monday evenings at the Selo Gardens classroom from 7 PM to 9 PM, commencing January 17, 2022.

Advanced Level – this class will also continue to be offered in-person on Tuesday evenings at the Selo Gardens classroom from 7 PM to 9 PM, commencing January 18, 2022.

Exploratory Level – this class is intended for new students and will be offered online only on Wednesday evenings from 7 PM to 9 PM.

  • New registrations for the second semester Ukrainian Language Program are most welcome.
  • New students for the second semester are requested to register by January 14, 2022. Тo register, please contact our teacher, Svitlana Kenyuk, by email at kensvt83@gmail.com.
  • The tuition fee, including materials, is $75 payable to UOMA Regina by cheque. For further information, please refer to the brochure.
Braving the Cold – Winter wear of Ukrainian Pioneers: Ukrainian Museum of Canada

This exhibit will be on for the rest of January. Make sure to stop in and see it at 910 Spadina Cres East in Saskatoon.

For hours, more information, visit https://umcyxe.ca

20th Annual King of Kovbasa Competition
Thursday, February 3, 2022
, 7 PM
Prairieland Park, Saskatoon

A taste sensation of gourmet sausages from around our province – YOU vote and Crown the King of Kovbasa!

*The Event Organizer is requiring proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to attend this event with the last dose administered at least two weeks prior to the event date.

More information, poster (Facebook post) | Purchase tickets

St. Michael’s Winter Camp (Madge Lake)
February 21-26, 2022

For youth ages 9-15

If you are still looking for something to do over the spring break, look no further than winter camp!

This year, you will have the opportunity to go downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, skating, Madge Lake snow maze, snowshoeing, tobogganing and a whole lot more winter fun!

To register please email us at stmichaelscamp@sasktel.net. We can’t wait to see you. Facebook post | Details/poster

Muzyka Ukraine
Ukrainian weekly radio show, Wednesdays 11:30 AM-12:30 PM on Regina Community Radio CJTR 91.3 FM

Features a variety of contemporary and popular Ukrainian music. You can listen:

  • by dialing 91.3 FM on your radio dial (if you live in Regina)
  • on Channel 806 on Max TV
  • on Channel 700 on Access TV
  • on the internet at https://cjtr.ca

Календар подій

Malanka To Go: Yorkton Troyanda Dance Ensemble – Sat Jan 15, Yorkton

Tavria Malanka 2022 – Sat Jan 22, Regina

Green Grove Camp Annual General Meeting – Wed Jan 26, on Zoom

Updated: Yevshan 60th Anniversary Celebration – Banquet, Performance, Dance – Sat Feb 12, Saskatoon

PCUH Mohyla Lecture: Chornobyl and the Anthropocene – Thu Feb 17, on Zoom

Online Learning Opportunities

Навчання онлайн

Poster Kule_Kolyada_Winter_Workshop.pdf
Kolyada Workshop with Marichka Marczyk
Friday, January 14, 2022
, 1 PM Sask time on Zoom

Join the Kule Folklore Centre staff and students as we celebrate Ukrainian winter holidays with ethnomusicologist and singer Marichka Marczyk, who will provide Ukrainian lyrics and English transliteration of several Ukrainian kolyady (carols) that you can follow as she sings. She will also share some Eastern European winter traditions.

Register | Poster



U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov

U.S. tries to defuse Russia, Ukraine tensions

Hours of conversations between U.S. and Russian officials to ease tensions along the Ukraine border resulted in minimal change and Russia denying any attack is imminent. CBC News (video at cbc.ca)

UCC Saskatchewan
Building a strong, culturally vibrant Ukrainian community in Saskatchewan

Будуємо сильну, динамічну українську громаду в Саскачевані

Funded by
UCC Saskatchewan is funded by Sask Lotteries
UCC Saskatchewan is funded by the Government of Saskatchewan
UCC Saskatchewan is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
and a proud member of
UCC Saskatchewan is a proud member of Sask Culture
Everyone Wins!

Proceeds from Sask Lotteries fund groups like ours whose activities help us all to grow, learn and play! Learn more about Sask Lotteries and the sport, culture and recreation groups that benefit at sasklotteries.ca.

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