The 2018 BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival attracted a large crowd to watch the dancing. / Bob Friesen File Photo

Ukrainian Cultural Festival is returning to Mission

24th annual event is set to go on May 4 at Heritage Park school

The BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival is returning to Mission.

The 24th annual event is set to go on May 4 at the Heritage Park Educational and Cultural Complex, home of the Clarke Theatre (33700 Prentis Avenue).

The festival offers musical entertainment throughout the venue, a kitchen providing tasty Ukrainian cuisine (perogies, cabbage rolls, etc.), displays of Ukrainian arts and crafts, vendors, a play area for kids and more.

Three hundred dancers in troupes from all areas of the province will be performing adjudicated dances from all regions of Ukraine in the complex’s Clarke Theatre.

On view will be “The Hopak,” the National Dance of Ukraine.

he festival runs from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For tickets and other information, visit bcucf.ca.

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