Canada 150: building the ukrainian story gala & live auction
To kick off Canada 150 celebrations, BCU Foundation is hosting the Canada 150: Building the Ukrainian Story Gala & Live Auction which will bring together community members and friends to celebrate this extraordinary milestone and to launch a new initiative – the Canada 150 Fund.
The Canada 150 Fund will provide scholarship opportunities for Ukrainian-Canadian graduate students and young scholars encouraging research in science, technology, business, finance and other disciplines.
The gala evening will include a cocktail reception with a Caesar bar, a five-course Canadian-themed menu with wine pairings, a special audio-visual presentation by Mark O’Neill, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of History, and musical entertainment by Carissa Klopoushak and DoVira.
The highlight of the evening will be a live auction of rare and unusual objects of art and experiences, conducted by a professional auctioneer. The auction will feature works of art of Canadian and Ukrainian masters.
5:30 pm – AUCTION PREVIEW & REGISTRATION (UNTIL 8:30 pm)*
6:00 pm – CAESAR BAR & COCKTAILS, PHOTO-BOOTH
7:00 pm – FIVE-COURSE CANADIAN-THEMED DINNER & SPECIALITY WINE PAIRINGS
9:00 pm – LIVE AUCTION OF FINE ART & EXPERIENCES HOSTED BY A PROFESSIONAL AUCTIONEER
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BY CARISSA KLOPOUSHAK & DOVIRA
SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY MARK O’NEILL, PRESIDENT & CEO, CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY