Ukrainian American Community Center

Our Mission

Ukrainian American Community Center is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, whose mission is to promote, preserve and share Ukrainian heritage, traditions, history, and culture by bringing together Ukrainian Americans and the broader Twin Cities community.Through activities such as traditional folk dance, music and the arts we build community, instill ethnic pride, and contribute to the diverse culture of Minnesota.

About Us

The Ukrainian Center was founded in 1964 by Ukrainian immigrants who found a new life and homes in Northeast Minneapolis and formed a community and cultural center to call their own. It became a non-profit in 2009. Ukrainian cultural programming, youth activities, and sponsored events include:

  • Cheremosh Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble
  • Ukrainian-American Youth Association (CYM)
  • Ukrainian choral and musical groups
  • Ukrainian Heritage Festival (held on the third Sunday in September)
  • International Holiday Festival
  • Ukrainian Pysanka Festival & Easter Bazaar
  • Sports programming & outings
  • Ukrainian cultural and community events, and more!
2017-2018 ​Board of Directors

Julian Pishko                 President
Mykola Megits               Vice President
Paul Jablonsky              Treasurer
Paula Cayemberg          Secretary
Luda Anastazievsky
Bob Iwaskewycz
Stefan Iwaskewycz
Serhiy Kalmuk
Bob Kuczwarskyj
Eugene Pishko