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Chicagoans raised Ukrainian flag over Daley Plaza to celebrate Ukraine

Chicagoans raised Ukrainian flag over Daley Plaza to celebrate Ukraine
Ukrainian pride in Chicago was at its prime last Friday August 22nd. The blue and yellow hues of the national flag billowed in the wind as it was raised over the Daley Plaza downtown, honoring the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine’s independence from Soviet Russia. Although this is an annual ceremony, it held special importance to... Read more »

Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2013 crowned in Chicago

Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2013 crowned in Chicago
Last weekend, over a thousand Ukrainian Americans from all over the U.S., and others, eager to be inspired by Ukrainian beauty, gathered in Chicago to find out who would be crowned Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2013. Eighteen beautiful contestants from across America competed for the main crown of the Ukrainian Diaspora, a global community of ethnic... Read more »

Uketoberfest - a vibrant Ukrainian festival in Chicago

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An annual Ukrainian festival organized by a welcoming parish, the St. Joseph Parish, featuring Ukrainian fun, live music, dancing, and delicious food. It is known as one of the most progressive outdoor festivals in the Ukrainian diaspora. This year, the Uketoberfest show included Maria Burmaka and Patrizia from Ukraine, Zrada and Olha Fryz from Canada,... Read more »
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Creator of the Playboy logo and 90 artists to be featured in Chicago's Ukrainian Village

Creator of the Playboy logo and 90 artists to be featured in Chicago's Ukrainian Village
Over 90 artists and designers will be featured in the Chicago’s Bauhaus Legacy exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art. The exhibit will showcase works of art and design created from 1937 to the present by students of the New Bauhaus and its successor schools, the School of Design in Chicago and the Institute of Design.... Read more »

Chicago Ukrainians welcomed back, hugged, and kissed the Stanley Cup

Chicago Ukrainians welcomed back, hugged, and kissed the Stanley Cup
Ukrainian American Blackhawks fans stayed up all night to welcome the champions and the trophy back home, to Chicago. “Worth every second”, proudly wrote one of the diehards on his Facebook page after the sleepless night. And their playoff beards will not be shaved until after the parade. These truly passionate fans appeared on the... Read more »

Chicago Kids Preserve Their Ukrainian Heritage

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The Chicago Branch of the American Ukrainian Youth Association meets every Saturday with the group of children to learn about culture, history, literature, and Ukrainian traditions. The video courtesy of our new friend, Olga Tymouch, a journalism student at Northwestern University.
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Ukrainian Debutante Ball Was Held in Downtown Chicago

Ukrainian Debutante Ball Was Held in Downtown Chicago
The Chicago’s traditional Ukrainian banquet and ball with presentation of the 2013 debutantes took place last Saturday at a fabulous venue, Grand Ballroom of the Palmer House in downtown. The black tie event attracted arguably the most elegant, yet uninhibited about dancing, Ukrainian American crowd that fascinatedly greeted the gorgeous debutantes from three states, Illinois, Washington,... Read more »

Miss Ukrainian Diaspora - 2012 Beauty Pageant & Concert

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About Event Ukrainians from all over North America, and others, eager to be inspired by Ukrainian beauty, gathered  in Chicago to find out who would be crowned Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2012. The Pageant took place at the Copernicus Center in Jefferson Park. Read more: Not Just a Beauty Contest – Chicago’s Unique Event

Not Just a Beauty Contest - Chicago's Unique Event

Not Just a Beauty Contest - Chicago's Unique Event
Last weekend, Ukrainians from all over North America, and others, eager to be inspired by Ukrainian beauty, gathered  in Chicago to find out who would be crowned Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2012. The Pageant took place at the Copernicus Center in Jefferson Park. The event was organized by Chicago based media organization, VIDIA, with sponsorship from numerous... Read more »
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Ukrainian Beauty to Be Revealed In Chicago

Ukrainian Beauty to Be Revealed In Chicago
Ukrainian women are among the most beautiful in the world. Don’t miss the chance to see them shine on the stage in Chicago this Fall. Miss Ukrainian Diaspora™, a beauty pageant & concert, is the unique first-class event in the Ukrainian American community of Chicago. Everyone eager to be inspired and impressed by the Ukrainian beauty... Read more »
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