Easter 2021 – Upcoming Virtual Events
On May 2, Ukrainians around the world will celebrate Orthodox Easter. The Ukrainian World Congress wishes you a bright and safe Easter!
Join upcoming virtual Easter events:
April 29, 7 pm EST – Ukrainian National Youth Federation of Canada, West-Toronto Branch – Virtual Pysanky Night. It’s that time of year! Grab your kitsky, wax, and computer because we are having our Virtual Pysanka Night this Thursday! Open to youth and young adults. For questions, direct message @unyf_west_toronto on Instagram. Register here.
April 30, 12 – 2 pm GST – Hromada Ukraine UAE – Pysanky Workshop in the UAE. We invite you to paint traditional Easter eggs together this year. The master class will be interesting for those who are trying for the first time or have minimal experience and for more experienced students. Each level will have its own tasks. This year, for the first time, we will be offering a new technique – etching. Participation is free. More information here.
May 6, 7 pm EST – St. Vladimir Institute – Haivky: Ukrainian Spring Ritual Songs with Marichka Marczyk. Become part of the story of how our ancestors celebrated the beginning of spring. Join ethnomusicologist and singer Marichka Marczyk and learn interesting facts about spring rituals songs – vesnianky and haivky. Listen to ancient archival audio recordings made in remote Ukrainian villages. Immerse yourself in the beauty of unique melodies from different ethnic regions of Ukraine. Sing along with Marichka in this uplifting workshop of Ukrainian spring ritual music. This workshop is being offered in Ukrainian, with some English translation by Mark Marczyk, Marichka’s life partner and music soulmate. Register here.