ENDED FEB 28, 2010: Official home of Ukraine’s Olympic team for the 2010 Winter Olympics is being run jointly by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Embassy of Ukraine in Canada and Ukrainian Canadian Congress. Ukraine House will be open to the public every day during the Games except for Sunday, the 14th of February and Monday, February 15, 2010, as special events will take place on those days.
Activities are planned for all days and times that Ukraine House will be open to the public and will include a Ukrainian Olympic Ball, and a Youth Dance. Enjoy large screen TV coverage of Olympic events. See performers from both Ukraine and Canada. Participate in an an auction of sports memorabilia - including the runners worn by pole-vaulter, Sergei Bubka, when he set the world record.
Ukrainian food and alcoholic beverages will be served. Souvenirs as well as Team Ukraine athletic clothing will be available. Plenty of parking and ready access by public transit, will make Ukraine House the place to be when in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Ukraine House schedule (preliminary) is as follows:
Friday, February, 12 noon to night
Saturday, February 13 noon to 5pm
Saturday, February 13 Youth Dance (Zabava) from 6:30 pm till 12:30 am
Sunday, February 14 Closed to the public
Monday, February 15 Closed to the public
Tuesday, February 16 noon to night
Wednesday, February 17 noon to night
Thursday, February 18 noon to night
Friday, February 19 noon to night
Saturday, February 20 noon to night
Saturday, February 20 Ukrainian Olympic Ball from 6:30 pm till 12:30 pm
Sunday, February 21 noon to night - Auction @ 2pm
Monday, February 22 noon to night
Tuesday, February 23 noon to night
Wednesday, February 24 noon to night
Thursday, February 25 noon to night
Friday, February 26 noon to night
Saturday, February 27 noon to night
Sunday, February 28 noon to 7pm
Located at the Ukrainian Catholic Centre at 3150 Ash Street in Vancouver, BC. The centre is just one block west of Cambie Village, and about 10 minutes walk from the Broadway/City Hall Canada Line station [MAP].
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