Festival Details

The 27th annual British Columbia Ukrainian Culture Festival will take place May 11th, 2024!

For over 25 years, dance troupes as far as Alberta and Seattle travel to Mission, BC to compete in our festival. The troupes not only strive to entertain our thousands of attendees but also perform in front of experienced adjudicators from across the world. Troupes are critiqued in efforts to improve their technique, dance complexity and costume design. In addition to the dance performances, our festival also welcomes vendors, entertainers and hosts an activity center for your little ones. These many components of the British Columbia Ukrainian Culture Festival work together in

Keeping Ukrainian Culture Alive

Festival Schedule





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2024 Festival Schedule

Doors Open                                                                                 0830

Opening Ceremonies                                                                1000

Competition                                                                          0830 – 1730

Intermission                                                                         1300 – 1400

Vendors                                                                                 0900 – 1600

Entertainment                                                                      1000 – 1600 



The BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival welcomes individuals from every walk of life. The following are the prices for entry*:

Adults – $13.00

Youth (7-18) & Seniors (65+) – $10.00

Children (6 and under) – $1.00

Programs – $2.00

* 20% of the admission fees will be donated to Ukraine Humanitarian efforts through the Ukrainian Canadian Congress



Kalyna Catering: a wedding and party caterer for the greater Vancouver, Surrey, and New Westminster. They will be offering a diverse assortment of breakfast and pastries!


This year we have the pleasure of hosting multiple food trucks!

Old Country Pierogi: A Metro Vancouver based family business that proudly serves authentic Eastern European dishes, inspired by the original recipes. Most of their dishes are prepared from scratch, using local ingredients whenever possible.

Nina’s Pierogi: A local pierogi business that uses locally sourced ingredients to create delicious pierogies!

As always, kovbasa and poppyseed rolls are available for purchase at our BCUCF Society fundraising table!


If the dance competition isn’t entertaining enough by itself, there are musicians positioned throughout the Festival for your enjoyment.

Musicians and Vocalists for the 2024 Festival:
  • Mike Sanyshyn &  Craig McGregor
  • S-Bahn

Are you a Ukrainian musician? Do you know of a great Ukrainian band? Use our contact page to tell us more.



Are you interested in being a vendor at our 2025 Festival?  Please refer to vendor registration form below for more information. Applications open September 1st, 2024.

Vendor Application Form

Vendors for the 2024 Festival

BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival Society: Surrey, BC

Ukrainian baked goods – poppyseed rolls & kolbasa as well as BCUCF branded merchandise 

L-EGGant Creations: Chiliwack, BC

From traditional to contemporary designs, using a variety of techniques, eggshells of all kinds
are transformed into pieces of art.

Cher’s Pysanky: Coquitlam, BC

Handmade Pysanky – Unique eggs with Authentic Ukrainian designs with bees wax; one of a kind, no egg is the same!

“ZNAK” Fashion Designer: Vancouver, BC

Clothes with embroidery, crafts, and iconic jewelry

The Scentology: Vancouver, BC

We craft natural products for home and body, fully immersing people in the pure goodness of 100% essential oils. Currently we have room and linen sprays, lotions, bath salts and body oil.

AngelStar Farm: Gabriola Island, BC

Ukrainian owned business offering baked good, spices & seasonings, gift baskets and more!

Vancouver Vyshyvanka: Delta, BC

Ukrainian embroidered clothes

Sim’ya Ukrainian Society: Kamloops, BC

Cross stitching kits, coloring books, and pop sockets for the back of your phone!

Ukrainian BlueYellowArt: Vancouver, BC

Ukrainian traditional and contemporary arts, crafts, decor, and souvenirs

Ukrainian By Design: Richmond, BC

Handmade Ukrainian crafts – embroidered bookmarks and bags, Christmas ornaments, vinok headbands, beaded necklaces, and aprons

Ukrainian Treasures: Abbotsford, BC

Ukrainian eggs, petreyka decorated plates, wood carved frames, ceramics and statues

My Father’s Garden: Burnaby, BC

Baked goods and variety of preserves such as jams, jellies, marmalades, chutneys, pickles, relishes, fruit vinegars, and condiments

Janelle Knihnitski Art: Vancouver, BC

Original art and prints reflecting a connection to culture, fashion, and movement

Craft Accessories: Vancouver, BC

Variety of handmade, handcrafted brooches inspired by the beauties of Ukraine

Maple Hope Foundation: Vancouver, BC

Ukrainian inspired crafts and jewelry

FAINA Carpathian Leather: Delta, BC

Handcrafted embossed genuine leather handbags, purses, backpacks, wallets and belts

Ukrainian Canadian Social Services: North Vancouver, BC

This organization organizes and ships urgently needed medical supplies, equipment, and devices to hospitals and clinics located in the Ukrainian war zone

Full Basket Inc.: New Westminster, BC

Ukrainian sausage (wooden smoked and raw), smoked and salted pork belly, others meat products (ready to eat)

Veronica’s Gourmet Perogies: Aldergrove, BC

Unique flavors made from scratch. Selling frozen perogies. Available frozen will be our Turkey dinner perogies, Breakfast perogies, Garlic lovers perogies, and Jalapeno Popper perogies.

Svitlana Denysova Design: Vancouver, BC

Souvenir products with Petrikov paintings (cups, tumblers, and aprons)

Vibrant Paintings by Dasha Denysova: Vancouver, BC

Original paintings on canvas of animals, bird, and landscapes inspired by Ukraine

Our Advertisers & Sponsors

Can’t make it to the Festival but still want to participate? Complete the following form to advertise in our program.

Advertising Form

         We would like to thank all of our 2024 sponsors:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’re always happy to help.