You are invited to join us at our
annual "Folk Melanka"~ Ukrainian New Years Party
fundraiser for Folk Camp
Saturday January 19, 2019
7pm until midnight
Enjoy a delectable feast with traditional Ukrainian dishes, and scrumptious imaginings, prepared by Folk Camp chef Lizzy Shipman and her team, featuring seasonal local ingredients sourced with love and care.
Join the Kosa Koliadnyky in singing traditional Ukrainian koliadky (carols), and come dressed in your best festive folkwear to partake in the fun.
After the singing and feasting, the zabava (party) will kick off with Korinya: Ukrainian Folk Band playing traditional dance tunes from Ukraine and Poland, and dancer Stephania Woloshyn providing the guided instruction.
Fun, accessible, easy dances everybody can participate in, raffle, snacks, and door prizes, will keep everyone having a good time til the early morn. We hope you and your kin will join us!
~If you are interested in volunteering, email us with your specific interest (set up, door, kitchen, service, or clean up) and your availability. thank you~
All proceeds from the evening will go directly to Folk Camp Canada, a not-for-profit organization that provides accessible community programming in the folk arts, with particular attention to the cultural traditions of Ukraine & Eastern Europe. FCC runs educational programs ("Folk School"), summer Folk Camp, as well as several folk music and dance events throughout southern Ontario.