August 27, 2016
Black Ribbon Day service will take place
Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 6:00PM
Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
1000 Byron Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3
1- Service with Community Prayers.
2- Post-service gathering and presentation in community hall:
3- Documentary film: Outside the Sphere
(Outside The Sphere examines the history of the Baltic communities in North America: the tyranny they narrowly escaped; the trials they faced in building new lives in the West; and the serious present day regional challenges they face.)
Black Ribbon Day 2016 in Ottawa is a joint commemoration presented by the Belarusian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Ukrainian Communities.
July 19, 2016
Attending a concert with Armas Maiste is never an ordinary event. Even when Armas is not scheduled to perform, he still may become the star of the evening. On Tuesday July 5th at Ottawa’s international classical music festival, Music and Beyond, this was the case.
Source: Armas Maiste receives standing ovation at Ottawa’s classical music festival
May 11, 2016
The Ottawa Estonian Society along with the Estonian Embassy is excited to invite you to a screening of Tom and Reet Mae’s film:
Keepers of the Loom.
The film will be shown:
Saturday May 28 at 3:00 p.m.
495 Aylmer Road, Gatineau
Donations towards the Mae’s expenses are welcomed.
Tom and Reet Mae from Toronto will be present, so you will have a chance to chat with them. The film is in English and Estonian with subtitles. Invite your friends who may be interested in Estonia and Estonian crafts. The link to see the trailer: keepersoftheloom.com
The building, 495 Aylmer Road is a historical stone house and home to the Aylmer Heritage Association. From Ottawa cross the Champlain Bridge and at the second set of lights turn left toward Aylmer. The building is about 4-5 kilometers from the bridge on the right hand side at the corner of Golf St.
December 10, 2015
The Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Diplomatic Missions of the Member States of the European Union
385 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica
Friday 11, December 2015, 7 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Featuring European Christmas Carols and Songs
Cantiamo Girls Choir of Ottawa, La Chorale De La Salle and Calixa Lavallée Ensemble
Special guests: Mária Budáčová (Slovakia), organist, and Incognito Choir
November 14, 2015
This year the Estonian Christmas Church Service will take place on Saturday, Dec. 19th , at the Latvian Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, corner of Main and Lees. The service will be followed by our traditional Christmas family Jõulupuu. More details forthcoming soon …
November 14, 2015
On November 27th, at 8:00 p.m. there will be a performance by CURLY STRINGS – voted last year’s most successful musical ensemble in Estonia.
The band will perform at the SAW Gallery’s annual fundraiser, and they will take the stage twice during the evening. The event is in collaboration with the Estonian Embassy in Ottawa and the SAW Gallery.
Note: if you buy a ticket at the door, admission is $5 and proceeds will go to SAW Gallery. Tickets purchased through the Embassy cost $10 and all proceeds go to the band. Please contact the Embassy: 1 (613) 789-4222, firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the attachment and the link to see and hear more about the band.
September 20, 2015
The Embassy of Estonia in Ottawa and
The Embassy of Ukraine in Ottawa
Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Ottawa Branch)
invite you to a concert of the Estonian-Ukrainian band
Friday, September 25, 2015 at 7:00pm
Ukrainian Orthodox Hall, 1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, ON
Volunteer donations to support the charity projects in Ukraine are welcome
August 6, 2015
Please join us to mark
Black Ribbon Day in Ottawa
Sunday, August 23, 2015
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine
952 Green Valley Crescent
(off Prince of Wales and Baseline)
6:30 pm – Memorial Service
(to remember the victims of Soviet Communist and Nazi tyranny)
7:00 pm – Program with Keynote Speaker
7:30 pm – Light Refreshments
Black Ribbon Day in Ottawa is part of a National Day of Remembrance in Canada to mark the anniversary of the infamous 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany that directly led to the occupation of most of Central and Eastern Europe, Finland and the Baltic States and the slaughter and oppression of tens of millions.
It is coordinated by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada in collaboration with the Belarusian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Ukrainian communities.
As we mark this day we should also remember the men, women and children in Ukraine, North Korea, Syria, Iraq, Africa and other parts of the world who continue to face violence and repression from totalitarian regimes and dehumanizing ideologies.