On November 4, 2019, USUBC organized 2nd ANNUAL USUBC "CELEBRATE UKRAINE CONCERT". By the Honored National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine, 60 outstanding vocalists and instrumentalists.

The National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine is a truly unique and outstanding part of the cultural history of Ukraine. The art of the bandura is known and loved in Ukraine and throughout the world. The National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine has had concert tours in the United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany, Yugoslavia, Canada, Japan, France, Russia, Spain and Hungary.

All members of the Capella all full-time musicians who both sing and play the bandura. The members are graduates of the Preparatory Studio for Performers run by the Capella. The Capella performs historical, folk, religious, Christmas, traditions, hymns, ballads all related to Ukraine and part of Ukraine's history.

In the Picture left to right: Raisa Chornogus Director of The National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine; Maryna Antonova, USUBC; Morgan Williams, USUBC President. 

"The National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine is one of the very best, most outstanding performing group in all of Ukraine. Their concerts are amazing, uplifting, powerful, moving and not to be missed," said Morgan Williams.

During the event, Morgan Williams President, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) presented Distinguished Service Award to Raisa Chornogus Director of The National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Ukraine Culture. Raisa Chornogus: “We want to thank USUBC and especially Morgan Williams President, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council for such a wonderful contribution and permanent support. Tomorrow we will celebrate the 101st Capella anniversary…”

We would like to thank our members and friends from New Holland Agriculture, ISTIL Group, Kyiv Post, UkraineInvest - Ukraine Investment Promotion Office, DLA Piper Ukraine, Fulbright Ukraine, SigmaBleyzer, U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine, Professional Government Association of Ukraine, AgroGeneration, Shell Ukraine, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang - Ukraine, MFA of Ukraine, Agrocorp, hromadske.ua, Strategy Council, Western NIS Enterprise Fund, Broad Street Capital, Iskander Energy, Ernst & Young Ukraine, Swedish Business Association in Ukraine, DTEK, U.S. Department of Agriculture, DHL Express Ukraine, DELTA Ukraine, Philip Morris Ukraine, Ukrainian Leadership Academy, Credit Europe Bank, Asters, Pfizer, Interfax, Turkish Ukrainian Business Association (TUİD), Estonian Embassy in Kyiv, British Embassy Kyiv, Business Ombudsman Council - Ukraine, Bunge Ukraine for attending the event!

Our thanks go to Honored National Bandurist Capella of Ukraine for a great event!