Parade for Peace in the East - Presented by kosa kolektiv in collaboration with St. Vladimir's Institute
**VARIOUS EVENTS DURING TORONTO UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL - PLS READ BELOW FOR DETAILS**
Over 6,000 have died in Ukraine's Donbass region due to ongoing conflict. Thousands have been displaced from their homes and another generation must grow up with the traumas of war.
Kosa kolektiv and friends invite you to join them as they stage a theatrical parade for peace, bringing attention to this conflict in the way they do best - through collaborative arts. We are calling all peace-lovers from our diverse communities to march with us in the Ukrainian Festival Parade, bridging peace within and between our communities here in the Ukrainian diaspora.
We invite you to bring instruments, noise-makers, your finest ethnic regalia, and messages of hope for our brothers and sisters in Ukraine.
In preparation for the parade, please join us for the following events and activities :
Friday, Sept.18th - St. Vladimir's Tent - on Bloor St.near Durie St.
5-9 pm (check back for exact times)
- Open Craft Space, banner decorating, paper flower making and message ribbons. All are welcome to come make decorations for the parade.
Saturday, Sept.19th - St. Vladimir's Tent - on Bloor St.near Durie St.
9 - 10:30 am
- Morning Prep before parade
11 am - 12 pm - Parade - starting in High Park, ends at Jane station
1-3 pm - St. Vladimir's tent, Bloor and Durie St.
- Additional Crafting, papercutting demo by Olenka Kleban and showcase from this year's folk camp held in Grafton, Ontario (folkcamp.ca, instagram: folk.camp).