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PostHeaderIcon The 9th of August - Celebrating Ukrainian Immigrants in New Zealand

Dear Friends,

Ukrainian Gromada of Wellington invites you to join us on the 9th of August 2014 at 1pm to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the first arrival of Ukrainian immigrants to New Zealand as well as the approaching Independence Day of Ukraine.

The venue is taking place at the Newtown Community Center, Newtown, Wellington.

There will be a concert presenting Ukrainian music, songs and dance and you are more than welcome to participate too!

Traditionally, the concert will be followed by delicious Ukrainian food so come along and bring a plate to share!

This is also a wonderful opportunity to show off your traditional Ukrainian outfit should you have one.

Entrance fee is $ 5 (children free).

For additional information, please call (04) 9056670.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!


Last Updated (Sunday, 03 August 2014 11:35)


PostHeaderIcon Update regarding funds collected for Victims of Maidan protests.

Dear friends,

Thank you for your support we were able to collect and send $2600.00 to Ukraine to help the victims of the Maidan fighting. We have transferred the funds to an organisation that is currently working with providing support and managing such aid in Ukraine Kiev. Please do not send any further funds to Ukrainian Community for this cause, you can send the funds direct through this organisation
Thank you!

Ukrainian Gromada of Wellington.


PostHeaderIcon Support the families and victims of injured on the Maidan

Dear friends,
Our family(Ukranian Gromada of Wellington and Friends) would like to help victims in Ukraine and will send money for Ukrainian Families, who lost their relatives or are needing help due to their injuries.

Anyone who wishes to help the victims of Maidan can do so by deposing money into our bank account( details are : Westpac  03 0502 0431572 000. )

We will update this page and Facebook with details of how much is collected and how the funds passed to the organisers in Ukraine.


With Love Ukrainian Community and Friends of Sovereign Ukraine!

Last Updated (Saturday, 12 October 2019 02:03)


PostHeaderIcon Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dear Friends, Ukrainian Gromada of Wellington send you our best wishes for a wonderful holiday season!

Last Updated (Friday, 11 October 2019 09:53)


PostHeaderIcon The 24th of August - Independence Day of Ukraine


PostHeaderIcon Festival 2013

Ukrainian Festival «Batkivska Khata» Family Home

Ukrainian Community of Wellington invites you to join us at the Ukrainian Cultural Festival.

Come and experience our traditions and culture. Enjoy Ukrainian folk music, dance, songs, fun activities for children and taste our traditional cuisine.



11:30am Doors open

12.00 pm – 12:30 pm Official opening

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Act1: Live entertainment  - Folk music - Traditional Ukrainian songs and dance - Ruffle draw

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Intermission

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Act 2: Live entertainment continues

3:30 pm Festival ends


You will see bright and engaging performances of Wellington talents as well as those of our special guests from Christchurch and overseas. Experience the beautiful sound of Bandura – traditional Ukrainian musical instrument. Have an opportunity to learn more about Ukraine, its people, and culture though an exhibition presented during the Festival.

Bring your children with you to the Festival and let them experience Ukrainian culture through various activities and workshops: thread-doll making, traditional fine art techniques, origami, musical performance etc.

Entrance fee $5 (children under 12 free).

We welcome all to come and enjoy "Batkivska Khata" Ukrainian Festival!


Olga and Vitaliy Vorobey


04 905 6670

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