Ukrainians in the Carolinas presents:
Ukrainian Ivana Kupala Celebration!
Saturday, July 9, 2pm to sundown
Immerse yourself in a fun and family-friendly festival of Ukrainian culture and its unique traditions of Ivana Kupala, a celebration of summer solstice and the beginning of harvest! Learn of Kupala’s magic gifts of water purification, love, bravery and faith!
- Live music by local bands throughout the day
- Making flower head wreath-vinky
- Traditional Ukrainian Ivana Kupala songs and dances
- Tractor-pulled hayrides
- Historic Calvin Graves Plantation tours
- Bonfire and burning putin's effigy
Bring your lawn chairs, mosquito and sun spray, swimming suits if you would like to swim in the pool.
Varenyky, Kovbasa, Borsch and other Ukrainian delicacies and desserts will be offered for sale. Ukrainian arts and crafts will be offered for sale.
Funds raised from ticket and other event sales will go towards purchasing water filtration systems for the city of Mykolaiv, which drinking water supply has been severely damaged by russian attacks. Each system costs approximately $12,000 and Mykolaiv needs 48 of them to secure drinking water for its citizens.
ADMISSION TICKETS (purchased online or at the door, cash, check, PayPal, Zelle, Credit Cards)
- Adult $25,
- Teen $15,
- Kids under 12 FREE
EARLY BIRD ADMISSION SALE - ENDS ON JUNE 30!!!
- Adult $20,
- Teen $10
To purchase tickets online, please follow THIS LINK or scan QR code bellow - Please mention Kupala and a quantity of adult/teen tickets in your payment note.
Ukrainian newcomers receive free admission - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how many in your party.
If you can't join us on July 9, but would like to make a DONATION towards Mykolaiv water filtration systems, donate on Zelle or PayPal - email@example.com - please mention Water in your payment note, or make your check payable to Ukrainians in the Carolinas and mention Mykolaiv in your memo line.
If you would like to become a sponsor for our fundraising event or with any other questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.