Christmas Vertep (01/15/2017)

As part of our 2017 Christmas celebrations please join us for
Traditional Ukrainian Christmas Vertep, Christmas foods and caroling
at St. John the Baptizer Ukrainian Catholic Church
on Sunday, January 15 at 12 noon
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Christmas Carols (01/07/2017)

As part of our 2017 Christmas celebrations please join us for
Christmas carols, traditional holiday foods and students’ art exhibit
at House of Ukraine in Balboa Park
Presented by the Ukrainian Saturday School of San Diego
on Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m.
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Christmas Eve Supper (01/06/2017)

Вітання з Новим роком! Happy New Year!

SOLD OUT

You are invited to take part in 2017 Christmas celebrations:
Friday, January 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Traditional 12 course Ukrainian Christmas Eve Supper at
St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church

For reservations and information please email:
rsvp@houseofukraine.org
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Roxy Toporowych won Gotham Awards (11/28/2016)

December Nights (12/2/2016)

Join us for December Nights festival (formerly known as Christmas on the Prado) on Friday and Saturday, Dec 2-3, 2016 at Balboa Park, San Diego.

Ukrainian and other ethnic food, entertainment, museums and a lot of fun!

For festival activities click here.

Holodomor Commemoration (11/20/2016)

Please join us for Holodomor Commemoration to be held on Nov 20.

Ecumenical Panakhyda-12:00 pm
St. John the Baptizer Ukrainian Catholic Church
4400 Palm Ave, La Mesa, CA

Program at House of Ukraine at 4:00 pm
Balboa ParkSan Diego, CA

More about the tragedy from Wikipedia: click here.

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Ukrainian Festival (09/03/2016)

Labor Day Weekend – September 3 and 4, 2016

Festival Saturday 2

Saturday September 3rd, 2016
Dinner Dance/Cabaret at Tango del Rey, 3567 Rey St. San Diego

Featuring the Yalenka Ukrainian Dancers from Calgary Alberta Canada, banduryst Andriy Kytasty of San Diego and singer Uliana Vorobiy from Kyiv.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with a cabaret show at 6:30 p.m.
Buffet supper at 7:45 followed by a Ukrainian style dance/zabava.

Pick up purchased tickets at the door on the night of the dinner dance.

Saturday night Dinner Dance/Cabaret tickets are sold out. Please email houseofukraine@gmail.com to be placed on a waiting list. Join us for Sunday festivities at Balboa Park and at the beach.

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California Senate resolution on the occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine (08/19/2016)

Ambassador of Ukraine to USA Valeriy Chaly took part in California Senate resolution vote on the occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine on August 24, 2016.

The resolution supported by the upper house of the California State Legislature stresses the significant contribution of the Ukrainian Americans in enriching political, economic and cultural heritage of California, according to the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States of America.

The document also emphasizes longstanding struggle of the Ukrainian people for freedom, independence and democratic ideals that remains relevant to the modern day Ukraine. In this regard, the Senate of California supports Ukraine’s Independence Day events in this state.

After the vote Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly met with President pro Tempore of the California State Senate, Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) to thank for expressing solidarity with our country in such challenging time and to discuss prospects for expanding bilateral cooperation.
Governor of Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili and MP, Hero of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko participated at the meeting.

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Ukrainian Music Event (08/06/2016)

You are invited to a special event celebrating
Eminent Pages of Ukrainian Music
Piano performance and lecture by Dr. Taras Filenko (Kyiv Conservatory & University of Pittsburgh) featuring music by Ukrainian composers M. Lysenko, L. Revutsky, Y. Stepovy

Saturday, August 6, 2016 – 2PM
La Jolla Riford Library 7555 Draper Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Free to the public

More about this event:

On August 6, the concert space at the La Jolla Riford library was filled to capacity for a multi-media presentation on Ukrainian music. Dr. Taras Filenko’s unparalleled depth of knowledge dazzled a diverse crowd, as he showcased over 150 slides of rarely seen nineteenth-century photographs, uncovered by decades of research in European and North American archives. This thrilling and often humorous lecture was enhanced by Dr. Filenko’s outstanding piano performances of dramatic pieces written by Ukrainian composers, including Mykola Lysenko, Levko Revutsky, and Yakiv Stepovy.

Dr. Filenko’s principle subject was the life of the prominent Ukrainian composer and thought-leader Mykola Lysenko, whose contributions Dr. Filenko analyzed while completing his dual PhDs at the Kyiv Conservatory and the University of Pittsburgh. The audience was encouraged to listen for the influences of Slavic composers on better known works by Chopin and Liszt, whose compositions echo the tonality of the Ukrainian bandura (a traditional string instrument) and folk choruses.

The event came to a close as Dr. Filenko gracefully donated copies of his book, The World of Mykola Lysenko: Ethnic Identity, Music, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Ukraine, to guests willing to contribute to a scholarship fund, supporting students studying Ukrainian music throughout Ukraine. The event was sponsored by the San Diego House of Ukraine and active community leaders, including Natalie Gebel, Paul Filenko, and Vira Skop.

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2016 San Diego County Fair (06/25/2016)

House of Ukraine will participate in International Day at the San Diego County Fair is next Saturday, June 25, from 10 to 5. All House of Pacific Relations cottages will have information tables near the Flower & Garden Show.
We will have an exposition near the Flowers & Garden Show on Saturday, June 25th from 10 am to 5 pm. Please stop by to see our exposition and to listen to Ukrainian songs by Aleksandr Kuzmenko!
http://www.sdfair.com

Community Events

House of Ukraine Cottage Museum
667 Pan American Rd W, San Diego, CA