Ukrainian Festival, Patterson Park, Baltimore, MD, US.
The Baltimore Ukrainian Festival Committees mission and purpose is to continue the tradition of sharing the Ukrainian culture and heritage through out the state of Maryland and participate in the Baltimore Showcase of Nations Ukrainian Festival and the International Festival.
The Annual Ukrainian Festival was held in the month of July from 1976-1995. In 1996, the annual date was changed to the month of September due to cooler weather. The festival site has been held through-out Baltimore in various places, but has found a home in beautiful Patterson Park, 400 S Linwood Ave corner of Eastern Ave.
Festival Committee members are welcome and encouraged to join from each organization within the Baltimore Ukrainian Communities to include all church denominations (Baptist, Catholic, Orthodox, etc), veterans organization, youth organizations, sports teams, dance group(s) and private organizations.
Baltimore Ukrainian Festival Committee works to share the Ukrainian heritage and culture by providing the following:
* Live Entertainment: Traditional Ethnic Dancers, Musicians and Singers
* Serve traditional foods, breads and beverages of Ukraine the bread basket of Europe
* Ukrainian Folk Arts: Paintings, Carved Wood and PSYANKY Egg Demonstrations
* Novelties: Ceramics, Embroidery Clothing, Jewelry, and Religious artifacts
* History of Ukraine, Famine, Chernobyl, Orange Revolution
It is 2 days festival from noon to 7(around) with following activities :
National Anthems - Anna Goy-Barron
LYMAN Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Baltimore
FANTAZIYA Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, DC.
The Kolada Trio Singers.
PYROHY/PIEROGI Eating contest!
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. The city of Kiev (Kyiv) is both the capital and the largest city of Ukraine.
Ukraine is a unitary state composed of 24 oblasts (provinces), one autonomous republic (Crimea), and two cities with special status: Kiev, its capital, and Sevastopol.
Ukraine is a republic under a semi-presidential system with separate legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
Since the collapse of the USSR, Ukraine continues to maintain the second largest military in Europe, after that of Russia.
The country is home to 46.2 million people, 77.8 percent of whom are ethnic Ukrainians, with sizable minorities of Russians, Belarusians and Romanians.
The Ukrainian language is the only official language in Ukraine, while Russian is also widely spoken.
The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodox Christianity, which has heavily influenced Ukrainian architecture, literature and music.
Ukraine produces nearly all types of transportation vehicles and spacecraft. Antonov airplanes and KrAZ trucks are exported to many countries.
The majority of Ukrainian exports are marketed to the European Union and CIS.Since independence, Ukraine has maintained its own space agency, the National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU).
Between 1991 and 2007, Ukraine has launched six self made satellites and 101 launch vehicles, and continues to design spacecraft.
So to this day, Ukraine is recognised as a world leader in producing missiles and missile related technology.
Ukraine occupies 8th place in the world by the number of tourists visiting, according to the World Tourism Organisation rankings.
Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Kiev
The first launch of a Ukrainian rocket at the Sea Launch complex
Orange-clad demonstrators gather in the Independence Square in Kiev on Nov 22, 2004
Verkhovna Rada, the Parliament of Ukraine
The Ai-Petri 1200 m above mean sea level
Kiev, the economic heart of the city
The building of the National Bank of Ukraine
A collection of traditional pysanky from Volyn
St. Michaels Golden-Domed Cathedral in Kiev, an example of Ukrainian architecture.
The new Donbass Arena
The Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Capital and largest city - Kiev (Kyiv)
Official language - Ukrainian
Vehicular language - Russian
Government - Unitary semi-presidential republic
Currency - Hryvnia (UAH)
Constitution Day - 28 June, 1996
Independence Day - 24 August, 1991
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