On September 13-14, 2014, twelfth Ukrainian Festival, organized by St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral under the patronage of the Embassy of Ukraine in the U.S. took place in Silver Spring, Maryland.
In his welcoming remarks, Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S. Olexander Motsyk thanked the Ukrainian Americans for their contribution to the preservation of the Ukrainian language, culture and traditions as well as for their support of the Ukrainian military in such a difficult time for our country. He also emphasized the importance of support to our country of the Ukrainians worldwide & especially of the Ukrainian American community.
Guests of the Festival, representing different countries, enjoyed all-day performances, amusements, Ukrainian exhibits, etc.
Funds, raised by the Ukrainian Americans during the Festival, will be used for humanitarian support of Ukraine.