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Please join us for our fourth Ivana Kupala Celebration in the Carolinas

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Calvin Graves Plantation, 7501 NC HWY 150 EastReidsville, NC 27320
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Jul 9, 2022
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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


  • 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 ukrainians.carolinas@gmail.com 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 - donations.ukrainians.carolinas@gmail.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 ukrainians.carolinas@gmail.com.

Thank you for helping us support Ukraine! 

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Who are Ukrainians in the Carolinas?

We are a network of volunteers throughout the Carolinas dedicated to assisting the people of Ukraine and promoting Ukrainian culture in the Carolinas. Our network has been operational in the Triangle for the last 8 years, ever since Russia invaded Ukraine. We have been collecting and shipping medical supplies to Ukraine, helping refugees, wounded warriors, families of perished Ukrainian heroes and orphans. We have hosted numerous cultural events and advocated for assistance to Ukraine. Since February 24, 2022, when Russia started its new phase of war in Ukraine, we have become an even stronger and larger group and welcome your support. We have media coverage, politicians’ attention, but most importantly - everybody’s willingness to help Ukraine’s brave military and citizens. We already shipped several containers of medical supplies, so generously donated to us by local supporters of Ukraine and of freedom. We also provided localized support to various cities throughout Ukraine where there was a great need for food and medical supplies.

What is your status? Are you an officially recognized charitable organization?

We are a NC charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. EIN: 88-2029754

Where can I send my monetary donation?

You can write a check to Ukrainians in the Carolinas or PayPal or Zelle your donation to donations.ukrainians.carolinas@gmail.com

Can I donate clothing or other goods?

At the moment, the border is overwhelmed with various humanitarian supplies from European nations, so we are focusing our efforts on securing and shipping medical supplies only.

What else can I do to help in supporting Ukraine against the Russian invasion?

Spread the word! Contact your elected representatives and ask them to provide air defense systems to Ukraine, expedite legislation to allow Ukrainian refugees into US, and secure humanitarian corridors into sieged Ukrainian cities.

I have a press inquiry or want to schedule an interview

Please email us at ukrainians.carolinas@gmail.com

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