We are excited to invite vendors and artisans from East Central Alberta and Edmonton to participate in the 2018 Ukrainian Village Marketplace! Our goal for the 2018 Markets is to showcase a broad range and the best hand made products from East Central Alberta as well as products that complement the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village experience.
SPECIAL EVENTS 2018
May 21 –Celebration of Spring
Welcome to the new season with one of Alberta’s largest Ukrainian dance extravaganzas and celebration of spring. Over 500 dancers and their families attend this event as well as a large number of visitors to the site. As well UCHV will be unveiling their new exhibit, Painting to Remember featuring the works of Peter Shostak in the Visitor Centre.
June 24 – Vintage Day and the Friends Ukrainian Music Festival
Start the summer season with a display of vintage cars and displays of vintage clothing and crafts. New this year, visitors will also experience the very best of Ukrainian Canadian music with the addition of the Friends Music Festival. The line-up includes Millenia, Euphoria, Trembita, the Polka Ramblers, the Diamonds, Marango Pie and the Viter Ukrainian Folk Choir. This family fun day also includes the Kalyna Voice singing competition. We expect over 3000 visitors.
August 19 – Ukrainian Day
A celebration of all things Ukrainian past and present, this day recognizes the rich tapestry of Alberta’s Ukrainian community today.! Vendors who make their own Ukrainian themed products will be very welcome!
September 9 – Harvest of the Past
One of the best harvest events in Canada will take visitors back to Alberta’s agricultural roots. Besides our regular vendors, those who have harvest food items, especially value added food products are invited to attend.