Only $20.00 CDN + S&H This CD compilation celebrates the contributions of all artistis that have brought their passion, love and interpretation of Ukrainian music to the Pysanka Festival over the course of the past 40 years. All proceeds from the sale of this CD are directed toward the Vegreville Cu... More...
UB was formed in 1997 by a group of friends who thought that starting a Ukrainian polka band was some sort of great idea. As it turned out, it was some sort of great idea and for the last 15 years, people seem to have tolerated UB's varied musical stylings. That kind tolerance has led the band to many festivals, malankas, zabavas and countless weddings across Canada and the United States (and at leas... More...
CELEBRITY CHALLENGE - come & cheer on your favourite local CELEBRITY in a head on battle to win the PYROHY TITLE http://www.pysankafestival.com/PYROHY-EATING-CONTEST Sonsored by Baba Jenny's
Joe Nowak born on January 17, 1937 in Mundare, AB., to John Nowak and Mary Dzwenka Nowak. They resided twelve miles south of Mundare called Beaver Hill Lake area. His dad was Ukrainian and his mom was of Polish origin. Joe has one sister Emily and one brother Lawrence. At an early age of ten years, Joe was very fascinated by music, especially the fiddle; which he remembers being played by their neighbour Kozoway orchestra. Life was tough in those days, his parents couldn't afford a fiddle... More...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sry5U2-d83I Named after the original Ukrainian Primer Reader, the band we know and love today as tyt i tam performed first in 2005. The debut self-titled album was released in 2006, and in 2008 the band released the follow-up album, aptly named “Azh Do Rannya”. The group have appeared at Vegreille Pysanka Festival, Dauphin’s National Ukrainian Festival, Vesna Festival, Ukrainian Independance Celebrations in Saskatoon and Re... More...
In the Beginning In September of 1974, seven dedicated individuals put together the framework for the Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and Calgary's first prominent Ukrainian dance group was created. The Ensemble, was named after the Tryzub ('trident' in English, pronounced tre-zoob), the national symbol of a free Ukraine. This ancient emblem has endured within the hearts of all Ukrainians as a symbol of honesty, health, power and protection from evil. The objective of the Ensemble is to pre... More...
Welcome to the 39th Annual Vegreville Pysanka Festival!! The Pysanka Festival is known the World over as the largest Western “Canadian Ukrainian Showcase”, in its 39 years the festival has earned that reputation based on presenting an array of culturally related art forms, historical recreations of the “olden days” and by always interacting with the audience. So let’s take a sneak peak at this year’s festivity and attract your attention to some of t... More...
- Ivana Kupala
- So You Think You Can Dance Workshop
- Celebrating 40 years of music at the Vegreville Pysanka Festival Released - July 2013
- UB @ Pysanka Zabavas 2012
- CELEBRITY EATING
- CFCW Hall of Honour - Joe Nowack
- Tyt i Tam @ PysankaFestival
- Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
- Welcome to the 39th Annual Pysanka Festival