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Fear not...plans for 2019 are shaping up nicely for Year 7! Keep watching this space for announcements. For now, all you need to do is Save the Date...August 24-25 in Lamont. Hope you wear your vyshyvanka!
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Thursday April 04, 2019 04:54PM - 0 Comment(s)



If you hunger to know more about your roots and history as a Ukrainian-Canadian, Babas & Borshch Ukrainian Festival is the place to be August 25-26.

Festival Coordinator, Hazel Anaka invites festival-goers to this year’s lineup of informational sessions. “We’re pleased to announce some top-notch speakers who are sure to increase our collective understanding of the hardships and triumphs of Ukrainians both in Canada and in Ukraine,” said Anaka. “This information will help explain the... More...

Monday June 11, 2018 02:59PM - 0 Comment(s)



Two of our volunteers are attending the Food Banks Alberta 2018 Conference this Wednesday to Friday. The conference started with a progressive meal and food bank tours Wednesday afternoon starting at noon at Parkland Food Bank in Spruce Grove, followed by WEE Food Bank in Entwistle, Edson Food Bank and Hinton Food Bank. Each of the hosting food banks were presented with a few rings of garlic sausage from Mundare Sausage as a token of appreciation for hosting the tour.
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Wednesday May 23, 2018 10:43PM - 0 Comment(s)



Respected Canadian Journalist Appears at Babas & Borshch

Festival Coordinator, Hazel Anaka is thrilled to announce that award-winning Toronto investigative journalist, Victor Malarek will be discussing his first work of fiction, Orphanage 41 at Babas & Borshch this year.

“We are so pleased that such a prominent and accomplished Ukrainian-Canadian will be part of the festival. While Orphanage 41 is fictional, it was inspired by Victor’s interviews with victims of sex trafficking and... More...

Tuesday May 22, 2018 11:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



This week we are in immediate need of cereal! We are also low in soups and canned meat (chicken and ham) EXCEPT tuna! More...

Thursday April 12, 2018 02:12PM - 0 Comment(s)



Thank you for visiting the new website for County of Lamont Food Bank, if you have any comments or suggestions please share them below. More...

Thursday March 29, 2018 03:36PM - 0 Comment(s)



If you didn't get a copy of this one-of-a-kind Babas & Borshch Colouring Book at the Festival, fear not. Download your own copy here. Parent Link staff at Lamont County's Regional FCSS office created it and we Love It. Thanks, Erin! Share it with a kid or grand kid in your life or keep it for yourself : )
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Thursday September 14, 2017 06:41PM - 0 Comment(s)



We're excited to have Marango Pie performing at the Music Jam again this year AND providing the music during dance performance costume changes Saturday afternoon. Check out this unique and talented group. Read on...

As recent as spring 2016 the musicians in Marango Pie had no idea that they would be playing together in a Ukrainian/Gypsy band. It started with the Pigeon Lake area trio of Ernie Miciak (mandolin), Trevor Payne (guitar) and Robert Kochan (flutes, whistles, drymba, percussion).... More...

Wednesday August 09, 2017 07:36PM - 1 Comment(s)



Back for a second year are the Chudovyi Ukrainian Dancers of Innisfree. And while we don’t agree with their spelling of Borshch, we love the fun inherent in their performance of this number. Be sure to cheer them on Sunday!


In 2017 we’re excited to bring the talent of the Vegreville School of Ukrainian Dancing’s Promin Adult Dancers to Babas & Borshch audiences. This school is 44 years old and exists to promote Ukrainian dance, culture and traditions. Artistic Director is Murray... More...

Tuesday August 01, 2017 11:03AM - 0 Comment(s)



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