Monthly Archives February 2014

Feb 27, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Welcome, Christina: SJI’s new Faith Programming Coordinator and Admin Assistant

SJI would like to extend a warm welcome to Christina Kowalenko, our new Faith Programming Coordinator and Administrative Assistant! Christina previously worked for SJI as an OSVITA Counselor in 2013, where she helped to redesign the cultural immersion program. Originally from Toronto, she has moved back to Edmonton to continue

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Feb 26, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

The Euromaidan Project: a visit from Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School

On Wednesday February 26th, SJI played host to a group of UKR 9 students from Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School, who were on a field trip with Vlodko Boychuk, a Ukrainian Language and Social Studies teacher at ABJ. The students were given a tour of the exhibit by SJI’s Executive

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Feb 26, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

The Euromaidan Project: presentation clips

The following are clips of interviews and presentations that took place during the exhibition opening of The Euromaidan Project at SJI. Dr. Bohdan Kordan, Professor, Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan – introduced by Roman Brytan, Program Director, 101.7 World FM

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Feb 24, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

The Euromaidan Project: media coverage and photos

On Sunday February 23rd, SJI hosted The Euromaidan Project, an exhibition of 50 posters that adorned Kyiv’s Independence Square in late 2013. The posters are all 8.5×11, created such that people could print them at home and distribute them as part of the protest. SJI was selected by Dr. Bohdan

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Feb 19, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Registration is now open for OSVITA!

Registration is now open for OSVITA! OSVITA: the Ukrainian Culture Experience is a 3-week program for all high school students, located on Edmonton’s vibrant Whyte Avenue. Revolving around the three elements of Culture, Leadership, and Adventure, students have a unique, one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about and appreciate the many facets

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Feb 18, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Job Posting: Promotions and Events Coordinator

St. John’s Institute is seeking a Promotions and Events Coordinator to manage communications, promotions, and events at our arts and culture facility. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and editing skills, experience with public relations and promotions, and event coordination skills. The Promotions and Events Coordinator will be responsible

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Feb 18, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Canada’s top Ukrainian cabaret singer launches new jazz CD

Stephania Romaniuk, Western Canada’s Ukrainian jazz-singing star, will be launching her new CD, “By-Gone Days,” with a concert at St. John’s Institute on March 2. Romaniuk, accompanied by some of Calgary’s top jazz musicians, will be performing songs from the new album, which are primarily composed by well-known Ukrainian-Canadian composer,

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Feb 18, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Camp Bar-v-nok registration now open!

Online registration for Camp Bar-v-nok is now open! Follow the link below to register for the camp or to find more information. You can also read more about the camp on the SJI website. http://barvnok.com/

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Feb 13, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Media Release: Revolutionary Euromaidan poster exhibit comes to Edmonton

“Revolution is the repudiation of a regime.” Edmonton, AB (Feb. 13, 2014) – An exhibit entitled “The Euromaidan Project: The Art of Revolution” is coming to Edmonton’s St. John’s Institute on February 23, 2014. The exhibit features 50 posters that originally adorned Kyiv’s Independence Square during the early days of

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Feb 05, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Novorichnyi Moleben’ at St. John’s Institute

  St. John’s Institute’s second annual Novorichnyi Moleben’, a New Year’s prayer service commemorating Jesus’ baptism in the river Jordan, was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Cornell Zubritsky in the Chapel of St. John’s Chrystostom on Thursday, January 23. The Moleben’ was followed by the traditional blessing of rooms at SJI.

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