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August 15-19, 2016
Sisters of St. Basil the Great Motherhouse
710 Fox Chase Road
Fox Chase Manor, PA 19046

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

VACATION WITH GOD: Embroidery for Jesus Christ

Camp for Ukrainian Children Ages 8-13

Sponsored by the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great Basilian Spirituality Center. In cooperation with St. Sophia Religious Association of Ukrainian Catholic, Inc.

Contact: Sr. Charlene Diorka, SSJ
215-780-1227
basilcenter@stbasils.com
http://www.stbasils.com


More details about this event coming soon!



August 28, 2016
Tryzub Sports Club
Horsham, PA
12 noon to 8 PM
http://www.tryzub.org/ukrainian-festival-2016.php


25th ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

WWW.TRYZUB.ORG

A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts; excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors, sounds and flavors. Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that fights for freedom!



Horsham, Pa.—Sunday, August 28, 12:00 – 8:00 PM. The 25th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center -- Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA.

Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, and dance. From the rich color and deep symbolism of the delicate “pysanka” (Ukrainian Easter Egg) to the thunderous, power, rhythm and strength of “HOPAK” – the world’s most exciting ethnic dance, and every brilliant “Kolomiyka” (polka) and soulful folk song in between, experience the 25th ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the 25th anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence.

Enjoy an outdoor summer stage concert and show (1:30 to 4:30 PM), a public social dance (4:30 – 8:00 PM), homemade Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, standard picnic fare, kid’s fun area, vendors grove, arts and crafts displays and bazaar, cool refreshments, Live Reenactments from Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality.

“UNITED UKRAINE – UNITED WITH US”

A Resplendent Outdoor Summer Concert

Marking Ukraine’s Independence, the Unity of her People, Their Struggle for Freedom & Dignity & Ukraine’s Entry into the Family of Advanced Democratic Nations!

The artists (dance troupes, musicians, singers and ensembles that have performed in previous years) have created a dynamic and integrated collaborative program. The artistic unity underscores the theme: “United Ukraine; United with Us”.

Recent events in Ukraine, the Euromaidan Protest and Revolution of Dignity as well as the twilight struggle against unlawful Russian aggression, have forged a unified Ukrainian national identity, both in Ukraine and in the Diaspora. America’s support of Ukraine’s commitment to a self-determined democratic future - to life, liberty, freedom and justice – has created permanent bonds of friendship between the two nations. This year’s festival honors these special relationships and developments.

Featured Performers:

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Vox Ethnika Orchestra

Violinist Innesa Tymochko Dekajlo

Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

Living in Song Chamber Choir

Banner of Jasna Gora (Historical Re-enactors)

A Ukrainian Public Social Dance (Zabava) to live Ukrainian polka, ballroom, traditional and modern music by the VOX ETHNIKA BAND will follow the stage concert and show.

Admission (Open to General Public): $15; Students - $10; kids under 15 free; Free Parking

Info: 267.664.3857, info@tryzub.org, or www.tryzub.org.



The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING.



October 2, 2016
Sisters of St. Basil The Great

The 85th Annual Pilgrimage to the Mother of God
sponsored by the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great will be held on October 2, 2016 on the Monastery Grounds
710 Fox Chase Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046

Look for further information about this event at http://www.stbasils.com or by emailing development@stbasils.com or calling 215-379-3998 ext. 17


October 29, 2016


THE RACE TO SAVE LIVES II
Sponsored by the Ukrainian Federation of America and held at the renowned Simeon Automotive Museum on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 6:30pm.

More details to follow.





SCHEDULED OF TRYZUB EVENTS 2016



JUNE-AUGUST Mon-Fri Various Soccer Camps

AUGUST 28 12:00PM Ukr. Independence Day Festival

SEPTEMBER 10-11 Opening of Fall Soccer Season

SEPTEMBER 17 Ukr. Nat'ls Family Fun Day

OCTOBER 7-9 Columbus Day Tournament

DECEMBER 4 End of Year Thanksgiving
Chrismas Dinner - 1:00PM



CANNED FOOD DRIVE to help the DEFENDERS of UKRAINE


The Ukrainian League is assisting with the initiative to collect non-perishable foods (e.g. canned soup, chili, canned tuna, canned beans, canned veggies, canned fruits, canned meats, pasta, rice, cereal, buckwheat, etc.). Any type of canned, non-fragile item that can withstand shipping and transportation by sea will do.

The collection bin is located in the bar downstairs, at the entrance.

This aid will be delivered to the volunteers in Kyiv, who are working to provide for soldiers in 92nd, 80th, and 79th battalion brigades, as well as The Right Sector (Pravyi Sektor).

Shipping will be done via Ukraine Express at a discounted rate.

Please do not hesitate to contact the League with any questions.


ALSO:
In addition to canned food, other items needed are:
550 Military Paracord Rope (for survival bracelets)

Handwarmers

Warm Camo clothing

While these items are optional - the primary focus is the food drive - they are also important and necessary in the field. If you were inclined to purchase paracord rope, following are some of the links to give an idea of what is needed:

1000 feet rope (will make 60-75 survival bracelets)

300 feet rope (will make 18-21 bracelets)

100 feet rope (will make 6-7 bracelets)





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