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Ukrainian summer festivals: dates and locations

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June 7,2024 356
Ukrainian summer festivals: dates and locations

Traditionally, in the summer, the largest number of Ukrainian festivals take place around the world. The Ukrainian World Congress has compiled a list of events that can be visited soon to enjoy Ukrainian culture and community.

The 51st Annual Ukrainian Pysanka Festival in the Canadian province of Alberta is concluding these days. The three-day event features workshops, fairs, Ukrainian cuisine, and entertainment. Details are available at the link.

From June 6 to June 29, The Ukrainian Culture Festival is taking place in Luxembourg. The three-week program will include live music performances, culinary events, film screenings, workshops, games, and even a fashion show. Details are available at the link.

On June 23 in London, the Kupala Festival | Ukrainian Fundraiser Solstice Celebration is planned. “Kupala is a pre-Christian celebration of nature’s peak flourish on the shortest night of the year observed in Northern and Eastern Europe. This year’s festival focusing on participation in social-making workshops and music,” organizers say. Details are available at the link.

In Japan, the Kupala will be celebrated on July 7. The Association of Friendship Japan-Ukraine NGO Krayany is organizing the event. “Join us in celebrating Kupala and lift your spirits! Make friends, share about Ukraine with the Japanese, and showcase our beautiful traditions,” the description says. Details are available at the link.

UkraineFest: 2024 Soyuzivka Summer Festival in Kerhonkson, New York, USA, will take place from July 12 to 14. “After last year’s success, we’re thrilled to provide you the return performers who you have grown to love and added more! This year’s concert features the Ukrainian ska punk band from Kyiv: Mad Heads,” the organizers wrote. Details are available at the link.

From August 2 to 4, Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival, an event with a long history, will take place. “Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin originated at a meeting of the Dauphin Chamber of Commerce and from there a founding group was established in 1965,” according to the event’s website. Details about this year’s festival are available at the link.

In Chicago, from August 10 to 11, the Ukrainian Village Fest will take place. “Two-day street festival showcasing Ukrainian vendors, performers, and cuisine. Ukrainian Village Fest has grown into the largest festivals celebrating Ukrainian culture in Chicago and surrounding areas, with thousands of attendees each day,” the description says. Details are available at the link.

St. Josaphat Ukrainian Festival will take place in Rochester, New York, USA, from August 15 to 18. “The  St.  Josaphat’s  Ukrainian  Festival  was  established  in  1973  as  an  effort  to  introduce  Ukrainian  Arts  and  Crafts,  Ukrainian  food,  and  Ukrainian  music  and  dance  to  the Greater Rochester community,” according to the website. Details are available at the link.

On Ukraine’s Independence Day, August 24, the Colorado Ukrainian Festival will take place in the USA. Read more at the link. Additionally, the Ukrainian Independence Day Ball will be held in Australia. More information is also available at the link.

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