A Day for Ukraine Fundraiser a Full Day of Activities and Entertainment. Please come and learn more about Ukraine and its culture, and activities to enjoy the entertainment.
7:30am – 10:00am Pancake Breakfast
9:30am Faith and Compassion in a Troubling Time – A Discussion
- Prelude – Michael Caduto award winning author, storyteller, musician- singing his song; Children of Ukraine
- Discussion led by Father John Sullivan with Valerie and Robert Reading (Volunteers recently returned from Ukraine), Rev. Steve Silver and Anne Bouchard of the Baha’I Faith
12:00pm Mykhailo Shirpal musician/Sopilka player (Ukrainian flute)
10:30am – 4:30pm
- Pysanky Ukrainian Egg writing demonstration by Shannon Wallis
- Interactive Children’s activities – Bracelet making, Sunflower seed planting and Sunflower seed balls, Face painting.
9:30am – 4:00pm
Silent Auction – Place your bid and see if you win some of these amazing items: Flight over the upper valley, woodworks, paintings, weavings and many more. Bids close at 4:00pm
Sightseeing flight out of Lebanon Airport, local artist paintings, and many more.
12:30 Lunch: Ukrainian Cuisine made by our group of local volunteers. The menu includes your choice verenaky, borscht (Ukrainian), pierogi, stuffed cabbage rolls, honey cakes and more!
1:00pm Marko Boroda Ukrainian Singer/Musician
2:00pm Teryn Kuzma, Ukrainian-American soprano, and Stephan Zaets both Ukrainian Bandurists
(Bandurais a 55-string traditional Ukrainian instrument)
3:00 pm Kolyan’ka Dance Ensemble (Ukrainian Folk Dance) with 40 Dancers from Stamford, Ct.
4:30pm Ilya Demba and Anastasiya Ukrainian Musicians/singers/band
6:00pm Mass Concelebrated with LaSalette Missionaries andUkrainian priests.
With music by Teryn Kuzma and Stephan on Bandura to play “Bozhe Velykey Yedyney” –One Great God -and an arrangement of “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen, but with Ukrainian lyrics written by the Ukrainian Youth Association of Great Britain and arranged by Oksana Zelinska.