An Evening to Celebrate Ukrainian Arts and Culture featuring: Chantal Kreviazuk in support of the Ukrainian World Foundation.

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, Oakville Festivals of Film and Art, the Ukrainian World Foundation, Zirkova Vodka, and Chantal Kreviazuk, are doing their part to support relief efforts for our friends in Ukraine.

As part of the 9th Annual Oakville Film Festival, this Ukrainian Arts Festival Gala Fundraiser will occur on Saturday, 25th June at 7 pm ET, at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts.

This festival features authentic Ukrainian film, performance, dance, and art, and funds raised will go towards emergency medical and humanitarian support, to help the brave civilian volunteers in Ukraine as they fight for freedom. A live auction, and an auction of local Ukrainian art, will raise further funds to support the cause.

Sponsor: Capstick McCollum and Associates

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The evening begins at 7 pm and includes:

  • A concert by Ukraine-Canadian Singer/songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk,
  • A traditional Ukrainian dance performance by the Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School
  • A screening of the Ukrainian/Lithuanian film, The Earth is Blue as an Orange, with an introduction by Director/Editor/Writer Iryna Tsilyk.

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Tickets Information:

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The Ukrainian World Foundation and the Ukrainian World Congress

The Ukrainian World Foundation, in cooperation with the Ukrainian World Congress, is providing emergency medical and humanitarian support to the brave civilian volunteers in Ukraine as they fight for freedom. UWF is proudly supplying volunteers in Ukraine items such as medic trauma packs, food, clothing and individual first aid kits. Funds raised will go to the Ukrainian World Congress in support of their Unite with Ukraine campaign. For more information about UWF please visit: Ukrainian World Congress. A portion of the ticket will be eligible for a tax receipt which will be issued after the event.


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Chantal Kreviazuk is a Canadian singer-songwriter. A platinum-selling, Grammy and three-time Juno Award-winning artist and Order of Canada recipient from Winnipeg, Ms. Kreviazuk has Ukrainian roots. Her great-grandparents fled Ukraine and the regime of Josef Stalin, coming to Canada and settling in rural Manitoba. Ms. Kreviazuk has been an ambassador to War Child for more than two decades and one of the organization’s founding artists.





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For over 52 years Barvinok has been providing instruction to dancers in the church hall of the Dormition of the Mother of God Church (St. Mary’s) in Mississauga. Barvinok has represented the Ukrainian Community of Mississauga on local, regional, national and international levels. You can start learning about Barvinok by exploring our website.

About Hopak:                                                                                                  

A traditional dance displaying the various talents of each of the dancers. It is danced in pairs, side by side, in a circle, in lines, and with solos. Full of leaps and high kicks, a perfect finale to every show. The finale dance of every Barvinok performance is the Hopak. It originated centuries ago with the Ukrainian Kozaks who fought for their beloved country. The present-day Hopak is very fast and energetic. It showcases the talents of the dancers: the strength of the males and the grace and beauty of the females.

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Established in 2014, OFFA is a cultural not-for-profit that envisions a community of cultural and artistic diversity with the cinematic arts as a focal point. OFFA produces Oakville’s only independent film festival which is now in its 9th year, and is now a hybrid festival, featuring live and digital events. For more information on this year’s 9th annual hybrid festival which is set to happen June 22-28th the longest festival yet at seven days and over 100 films, please visit @oakvillefestivals #OFFAonline #OakvilleFilmFestival



Zirkova Vodka is Award-winning vodka crafted in the geographic birthplace of vodka in Cherkasy, Ukraine and headquartered in Oakville, Canada.

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