Once Upon a Pysanka
Jul 5, 2012
Vegreville is not only home to the largest Pysanka in the world, but also hosts an annual festival that celebrates all things Ukrainian. This weekend, immerse yourself in Ukrainian culture at the Ukrainian Pysanka Festival in Vegreville. The festival is on its 39th year and draws crowds from all over the world.
Vegreville is known for being a centre for Ukrainian settlement; this festival honors and preserves the rich Ukrainian culture that has made the area unique.
Engaging both young and old, festival goers can kick up their heels till the wee hours of the morning at the Friday and Saturday zabavas, otherwise known as the evening’s cabarets.
Among the dancing there will be authentic cuisine, dance workshops, outdoor theatre and even a 6 on 6 FIFA soccer tournament.
This festival is open to everyone. Come and experience the fun and entertainment that comes from Ukrainian culture.
For more information check the event listing.