Blog Posts from bc

Forms to participate in YEY project as an organizer or a volunteer

Date posted: May 11, 2017

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-Home club was launched in Vancouver

Date posted: May 24, 2017

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

BC first event – Community Clean Up

Date posted: May 28, 2017

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

YEY events in BC

Date posted: June 16, 2017

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

Les Rois du Lac Hockey Tournament

Date posted: June 20, 2017

Our second Youth Engaging Youth event in British Columbia brought together six high school teams from across Great Vancouver area to play hockey. Organized by Trout Lake community centre and supported by Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Kings of the Lake became ...

Read More

BC Canada Day Parade

Date posted: July 6, 2017

"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, ...

Read More

BC Youth Design Jam

Date posted: July 13, 2017

Check out this video summary of YELL event "Youth Design Jam", supported by UCC Youth Engaging Youth project to celebrate Canada 150. [embed]https://youtu.be/LgfHktA4-CY?list=PLKQjbS7gEWScx3hYokuq7UuCA_saYYxco[/embed]

Read More

BC Youth Celebrate Diversity

Date posted: July 13, 2017

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 ...

Read More

Young Entrepreneurs Exchange

Date posted: July 13, 2017

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 ...

Read More

Reality Mix Up

Date posted: July 31, 2017

Huge THANK YOU to Hammer & Tong who made this incredible event a REALITY! [gallery ids="2470,2481,2469,2472,2474,2475,2476,2477,2478,2479,2480,2482,2483,2484,2485,2486,2487,2488,2489,2490,2491"] 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 ...

Read More

Kolomayka Got Talent in BC

Date posted: August 8, 2017

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. ...

Read More

#BreakTheStigma event in BC

Date posted: August 9, 2017

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 ...

Read More

Day with Creator event in Kelowna, BC

Date posted: August 29, 2017

#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 ...

Read More

BC Art Fest: Poetry Forum & Dance Night

Date posted: August 30, 2017

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 ...

Read More

Miss Wheelchair Canada

Date posted: September 4, 2017

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 ...

Read More


Visit the #yey150 website to read all about Manitoba's last 2 events! www.150.ucc.ca

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Happy Independence Day! З Днем Незалежності! Come celebrate with us this evening. Слава Україні! Героєм Слава! #manitoba #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Check out the #yey150 website to read all about the Project's presence at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Read all about the #yey150 event in Thompson, Manitoba! #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Read all about our Ukrainian Day @mcycwpg Summer Day Camp on our website! www.150.ucc.ca #yey150 #manitoba #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Read all about the #yey150 Soccer Tournament and check out the photo gallery at www.150.ucc.ca. Photography: @simeonrusnak

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

I love my job. Here is a sneak peek of the photos from the past three #yey150 events. More to come❣️#canada150

A post shared by Ryc (@oryciakarpa) on

Goyans enjoying a day of soccer. #canada150 #yey150

A post shared by PhiloptochosWPG (@philoptochoswpg) on

What an incredible week at dance camp! We had an amazing week filled with meeting new friends, being reunited with old ones, learning new dances, trying new activities, and making memories. Is it too early to start the countdown for next year..? #rusalkacamp2017

A post shared by RusalkaUkrainianDanceEnsemble (@rusalkawpg) on

Ukrainian youth soccer tournament. #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by PhiloptochosWPG (@philoptochoswpg) on

Looking forward to the Cultural Art Event in #morden on August, 10th! #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

We had a blast performing at the Canada 150 Zabava. Thank you @ukrcancongress for having us! #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by Budmo (@budmowpg) on

What a night! Ukrainian Park was lit last night for its Canada 150 Zabava! #yey150 #canada150 #manitoba

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

It was lit. #yey150 #canada150zabava #campparty

A post shared by Ryc (@oryciakarpa) on

Woah check it out! @budmowpg will be playing the Canada 150 Zabava at Ukrainian Park Camp next Saturday, July 15th! #yey150 #manitoba #canada150

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Four pairs of blue eyes filled with a sparkle only camp can bring. First week campers - see you soon! ☺ Please arrive at the park between 3 and 4pm.

A post shared by Ukrainian Park Children's Camp (@ukrparkcamp) on

Check out the photo gallery from our #yey150 mural event! Link in bio. So many beautiful photos by @sarahblatta #canada150

A post shared by Ryc (@oryciakarpa) on

Winnipeg's Portage and Main is lookin' good for #canada150! That's 201 Portage Avenue all decked out to celebrate. #onlyinthepeg #winnipeg #downtownwinnipeg #portageandmain

A post shared by Tourism Winnipeg's IG Account (@tourismwinnipeg) on

Let’s celebrate National Aboriginal Day! Join an event near you. #NADCanada will be celebrated like never before! #Canada150 #Ottawa #Halifax #Montreal #Vancouver #Winnipeg #Edmonton #Toronto #Yellowknife

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

A little taste of what happened this weekend at the Wychwood Farmers Market #FernFlower #YEY150 #canada150 #Ontario

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Read all about the #manitoba #yey150 Divisional Pow Wow on the #canada150 website at 150.ucc.ca

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

#yey150 meets summer camp! Throughout the month of July, four camps will be participating in #canada150 events. Interested in helping out? Contact me to find out how!

A post shared by Орися (@oryciakarpa) on

"Beautiful cultures sharing a beautiful culture." Read about it. Link in bio. #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by Орися (@oryciakarpa) on

A little taste of what happened this weekend at the Wychwood Farmers Market #FernFlower #YEY150 #canada150 #Ontario

A post shared by Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) on

Proud Canadians! / Fières Canadiennes! #canada150 #kidsfestwpg #Winnipeg #youth #jeunesse

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

À ne pas manquer ! La Voix du Nunavut, un projet Signature #Canada150, est lancé au musée Nunatta Sunakkutaangit à Iqaluit ! Découvrez Nunavut à travers les yeux des jeunes ! . . . A must see! Voices from Nunavut, a #Canada150 signature project, launched at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum in Iqaluit! See Nunavut through the eyes of its youth! #Nunavut #Iqaluit #museum #musée #Youth #Jeunesse

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Getting active means celebrating #Canada150 in 2017! This year @participaction put together the ultimate list of Canadian activities for everyone to try. For getting active, you earn chances to win great prizes. . . . En 2017, être actif rime avec célébrer #Canada150! Découvrez la liste ultime des activités physiques de @participactionf typiquement canadiennes et surtout, pour tous! Essayez des activités et courez la chance de gagner de merveilleux prix! #150playlist #Palmarès150 #Sports #camping

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

La Balade pour la Paix, dans le cadre de #Canada150 du #375mtl, nous ramène à l’esprit de l’Expo 67. L’exposition d’art public présentera les œuvres d’artistes canadiens et internationaux. Cet hommage à la paix et aux des droits de l’homme se déroule sur la rue Sherbrooke dès auj., ce 5 juin! . . . La Balade pour la Paix, part of #Canada150 and @375mtl takes us back to the spirit of Expo 67. This public art exhibit will present Canadian and international artists work. This tribute to peace and human rights takes place along Sherbrooke Street is starting today, June 5th! #Expo67 #Montréal #humanrights #Paix #Peace

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

What a better way to start #yey150 than with an event at the first Ukrainian settlement in Manitoba #canada150 #est1896

A post shared by Orycia (@oryciakarpa) on

Do you want a new best friend? Check out my blog to find out how. Hint, it's not a person! Link in bio. #canada150 #yey150

A post shared by Orycia (@oryciakarpa) on

The #MuskokaChairChallenge chairs are almost too beautiful to sit on. Almost. #Canada150 . . . Les chaises du projet Muskoka sont presque trop belles pour s'y asseoir. Presque. #MuskokaChairChallenge #Canada150

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Join a @Bioblitz150 and participate in Canada’s “nature selfie”! This looks like fun, eh? / Joignez-vous à un #Bioblitz150 et participer à «l'égoportrait de la nature» du Canada! Ça a l’air amusant, n’est-ce pas? #Canada150 #Wildlife #Faune #Canada150

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Today is the first day of fasting and the start of Ramadan! We'd like to wish everyone observing this month Ramadan Kareem and Ramadan Mubarek! #myumsu

A post shared by UMSU (@myumsu) on

The 2017 Folklorama Open House is underway! #folklorama48 #celebrate #culture #73days

A post shared by folklorama (@folklorama) on

#Repost @timeraiser with @repostapp ・・・ Wow @Timeraiser! More than 15,864 volunteer hours collected at Toronto’s #Timeraiser150! #Canada150 . . . Plus de 15 864 heures de bénévolat comptabilisées au #Timeraiser150 de #Toronto! #Canada150

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Le 27 juin est une journée à ne pas manquer! Des spectacles de musique et de danse auront lieu pour souligner la Journée canadienne du multiculturalisme. Où célébrerez-vous? #JournéeMulti #Canada150 #Toronto #Montréal #Vancouver . . . Mark your calendars because June 27 is a day you don’t want to miss! A multitude of music and dance performances by well-known artists will be taking place for Canadian Multiculturalism Day. Where will you celebrate? #MultiDay #Canada150 #Toronto #Montreal #Vancouver

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Celebrating #Canada150 at the Cathedral Village Arts Festival in #Regina! / Célébrations #Canada150 au festival ‎Cathedral Village Arts Festival in Regina! #CVAF

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Folklorama VIP Tours go on sale tomorrow! Bypass line-ups, see multiple pavilions, and enjoy a progressive cultural meal service! Link in bio!

A post shared by folklorama (@folklorama) on

This could be you on June 2nd! @nbs_enb wants to see your moves on #SharingDance Day. Events are hosted in five major cities and communities across the country! #Canada150 #MovesMe #jointhemovement --- Cela pourrait être vous le 2 juin! @nbs_enb veut voir vos mouvements le jour de #DansonsEnsemble. Des activités se tiendront dans cinq grandes villes et dans des collectivités partout au pays! #Canada150 #MeTransporte #entrezdansladanse @sharing_dance

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

En cette Journée mondiale de la diversité culturelle pour le dialogue et le développement, nous souhaitons la bienvenue à Monique F. Leroux à titre d’ambassadrice Canada 150! «Cette année, nous célébrons notre pays. En tant que Canadiens, nous avons la capacité de rassembler les gens. Les convictions fortes sont importantes dans le monde dans lequel nous vivons aujourd’hui. Nous devons continuer de bâtir un leadership inclusif, de s’engager totalement dans la diversité et de protéger notre démocratie. En fait, en tant que Canadiens nous ne voulons pas laisser personne derrière et nous voulons bâtir un monde meilleur. Joyeux anniversaire Canada ! » Monique F. Leroux Présidente de l’Alliance coopérative internationale Présidente du conseil d’administration d’Investissement-Québec Présidente du Conseil consultatif sur l’Économie et l’Innovation *** As we celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to welcome Monique F. Leroux as a #Canada150 Ambassador! “This year, we celebrate our country. As Canadians, we have the capacity to bring together people. Strong convictions are important in the world we live today. We need to continue to build inclusive leadership, to fully commit to diversity and to protect our democracy. In fact, as Canadians we want to leave no one behind and we want to build a better world. Happy anniversary Canada!” Monique F. Leroux President of the International Co-operative Alliance Chair of the board of Investissement-Québec Chair of the Quebec Economic and Innovation Council

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Grand opening of #inspirationvillage •• Ouverture officielle du Village de l'inspiration •• • • • • • • • #ottawa2017 #bywardmarket #ottawa #urbanexplorer #instalike #igersoftheday #igersottawa #igerscanada #discoverON #explorecanada #loveottawa #myottawa #ig_daily

A post shared by Ottawa 2017 (@ottawa_2017) on

En cette Journée mondiale de la diversité culturelle pour le dialogue et le développement, nous souhaitons la bienvenue à Marie-Jo Thério à titre d’ambassadrice #Canada150! «Célébrer nos diversités culturelles, leurs mémoires respectives, leurs réalités en mouvement perpétuel. Défier nos ignorances, nos idées préconçues et leurs clichés inévitables; Faire la découverte de l'autre en partageant ce que nous avons de plus spécifique et chercher des espaces communs. Cette rencontre, capable de nous étonner, est notre plus bel accès dans la vie. » Marie-Jo Thério, artiste acadienne: musicienne, compositrice, comédienne et grande voyageuse Ambassadrice #Canada150 *** As we celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to welcome Marie-Jo Thério as a #Canada150 Ambassador! “A great joy to celebrate today our infinite cultural diversities, their respective memories, their incessant movement and its changes throughout time. By really aiming to explore and discover the other while exchanging what is most specific in all of us, we challenge our ignorance of the unknown, the lessons we were taught and the inevitable clichés they sometimes carry. This is our greatest privilege and our greatest access to discovery in life. ” Marie-Jo Thério, Acadian artist: Musician, songwriter, comedian and worldwide traveller. PHOTO : Shannie Drapeau

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Congrats to Nadia Cap who won the #rusalkacamp2017 Early Bird Draw! Register soon... Spots are filling up!

A post shared by RusalkaUkrainianDanceEnsemble (@rusalkawpg) on

At nightfall, the spotlight will be on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, which will be illuminated every evening to mark the #375Mtl and #Canada150! À la tombée de la nuit, pleins feux sur le pont Jacques-Cartier qui s’illuminera désormais tous les soirs en vue de marquer le #375Mtl et le #Canada150! @375mtl #Montréal #Pont #Bridge #LightShow #Spectacle #Lumières

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Let #Canada150 catch you by surprise! Giant letters might be coming to a city near you soon! / Laissez-vous surprendre par #Canada150! Peut-être que des lettres géantes seront bientôt près de chez vous? #GiantLetters #LettresGéantes #Calgary #Alberta #2017

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Grab your phones and check out the Canada 150 'Youth Engaging Youth' Project website! Stay up to date with all of the celebratory events happening this summer in Manitoba and across Canada! Link in bio. #yey150 #canada150

A post shared by Orycia (@oryciakarpa) on

#ThrowbackThursday to the inspiring #Sesqui film HORIZON Premiere in #Calgary! / #Souvenirs de la première de l’inspirant film HORIZON de @sesqui2017 à #Calgary! #VR #RV #Canada150 #Horizon #Premiere #Movie #Film

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Ever wanted to see 1,000,000 tulips? The 65th edition of the Canadian Tulip Festival blooms May 12-22. . . . Le Festival canadien des tulipes fleurira du 12 au 22 mai à Ottawa — 1 000 000 de tulipes en fleur! @cdntulipfest #tulipes #ottawa #tulips #cdntulipfest #myottawa #Canada150

A post shared by Canada150 (@canada150) on

Stepping into a world of endless opportunity #yey150

A post shared by Orycia (@oryciakarpa) on


Interested in what the Ukrainian Canadian community is doing?

Check out our newsletters

Les activités de la communauté ukrainienne canadienne vous intéressent?

Consultez nos bulletins d’information