This event was the last, twelfth event supported by Youth Engaging Youth project, and was organized by Wheelchair Dance Sport Association Canada. The main idea behind this event was to break barriers and boost integration by showing that wheelchairs and disability are not a limitation. Organizers wanted to change the image surrounding women with disability and show that everyone is […]
On August 27th we had our 11th #YEY150 event in BC dedicated to Languages and Diversity through Art. We would like to say thank you to Ukrainian Cultural Center in Surrey for hosting us and to all amazing participants who presented their pieces (poetry or songs) in English, Ukrainian, Polish, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Uzbek and Punjabi. […]
#YEY150 10th event took place in St.Volodymyr camp in Kelowna on August 23. Special guest Leah Blain Thompson (Ashcroft band) told children about the history and traditions of First Nation people. All together they were playing some traditional games, singing traditional songs and learning some words. Afterwards, children had a kayak trip on the lake.
Brief overview of the 9th #YEY150 event in BC devoted to human rights (different stigma in society), which included photo exhibition by Rainer Oktovianus, personal stories of Paola & Krusheska Quirós, music performance by AutoHeart and a film on LGBTQ rights during the war in Ukraine by Marusya Bociurkiw.
Energetic full day #YEY150 event took place on August 6th in Aldergrove, BC. Children worked on Motanka and Dream Catchers crafts, discussed what diversity is about, created a Diversity flag, and, at the end of the day, showed their talents. Thanks to organizers, Kolomayka camp (by Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral), in particular, to camp […]
Huge THANK YOU to Hammer & Tong who made this incredible event a REALITY! Kids and youth experienced interactive storytelling using traditional cinema, 360 film, and virtual reality, featuring media from a diverse range of Canadian artists. We also had a workshop on Aboriginal and Ukrainian traditional painting from Heiltsuk artist Ben Houstie and Ukrainian artist […]
Organized by SEEDS with support from UCC, the event included different presentations from professionals and created a wonderful opportunity for youth to learn how to start and maintain their own business. The presentations were devoted to the topics such as how to do taxes properly, how to register your business, how to pick a name […]
Amazing #YEY150 event in Richmond organized by UCC-Vancouver branch took place on June 30. Joyful and full of fun, “BC Youth Celebrate Diversity” event attracted youth from different cultural backgrounds, who learnt about impressive immigration success stories, presented by Ukrainian students in Vancouver through their Outstanding Ukrainian Canadians multimedia projects (O.W.L. Open World Learning), and […]
Check out this video summary of YELL event “Youth Design Jam”, supported by UCC Youth Engaging Youth project to celebrate Canada 150.
“Make friends worldwide” – the slogan of young Ukrainians BC Canada Day Parade delegation, leading by UCC-Vancouver branch. With more than 150 participants in this delegation and Kvitka Ukrainian School of Dance performers, it was truly youth engaging and fun event, the best option to celebrate Canada 150 together. Check Ukrainian news about the event. […]
As it has been already announced in a social media, we start to arrange events across five provinces in Canada to celebrate its 150th anniversary. And your community have a chance to become a part of it as an organizer ...Read More
U like Ukraine. U for U. U for Uth. This is the slogan of a newly launched club for youth in Vancouver. U-Home club supposed to be the place where young people from different groups can meet soulmates, share their ...Read More
Our first event to celebrate Canada 150 in British Columbia with UCC Youth Engaging Youth project took place on Saturday, May 27th in Vancouver. EVENT TOPIC: Environment. Youth from Trout Lake Community Center made two good things at once - they ...Read More
Hello friends! Here is the list of upcoming events in BC: 1) Kings of the Lake – June 17th, Vancouver 2) Canadian Youth Design Jam – June 28th, Vancouver 3) BC Youth Celebrate Diversity – June 30th, Richmond 4) Canada Day Parade – July 2d, Vancouver 5) Young Entrepreneurs ...Read More