The Okanagan-based dance group Zirka perform to the song A Joyful Noise during the 20th annual BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival. The event took place all day Saturday at the Clarke Theatre in Mission. The festival featured more than 300 performers in troupes from areas including Mission

Ukrainian Cultural Festival celebrates 20th year

The annual event, held in Mission, attracted a huge crowd to the Clarke Theatre.

A huge crowd turned out to take in the festivities as the 20th annual BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival took place in Mission on May 2. The Clarke Theatre came alive with colourful costumes, entertainment and food.

The annual festival involved more than 300 performers in troupes from areas including Mission, Abbotsford, Surrey, Richmond, Kamloops, Vernon and Prince George.