Join us for an evening of celebration filled with music and joy, camaraderie and specialty cocktails, important medical updates and surprise guests. Musical performances by Igor Leschishin (Kennedy Center), Oksana Mukha (Lviv), Ihor Matseliukh (Lviv), Olena Matseliukh (Lviv), among others.  Also featuring Music of the Ukrainian DIaspora.  Special greetings from around the world including those from composer, Yevhen Stankovych.  Fireside chat with Dr. Boris Lushniak, former Acting US Surgeon General, and much, much more!

This event is being presented free of charge to all Registrants thanks to the gracious generosity of our Sponsors, so register now!
Don't miss your chance to support the UIA by becoming a Gala Sponsor or Gala Donor today!! Donations of all amounts are greatly appreciated and help us to continue to fulfill our mission of showcasing the very best of Ukrainian arts and culture to the world. 

Special thanks to our Trailblazer Sponsors:  Self Reliance NY Federal Credit Union (Mr. Bohdan Kurczak, Mr. Mark Bach, Mr. Adam Hapij and Mr. Stefan Kaczaraj ), The Chopivsky Family and Charles Podpirka.

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The FINAL Countdown to our 2020 Gala Begins!

Step 1:  Register
Step 2:  Gather a Group of Friends - from Near or Far - Virtually or Host Your In-Person Pod
Step 3:  Become a Sponsor to Host Your Group either Virtually, In-Person at the UIA or In-Person at Home 
Become a Sponsor
Step 4:  Watch this Video as we Unveil the Recipe for the UIA’s 2020 Gala Signature Cocktail:  The Borscht Martini

Whether you’ll be joining us from near or far, virtually or in-person, the festivities will begin with a Borscht Martini toast, created by Veselka's Executive Chef, Dima Martseniuk. Watch this short and very entertaining video for the recipe and his secret preparation tips. Get ready to be inspired and be sure to only use Ukrainian vodka!
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Step 5:  Ukrainian Institute of America-Themed Virtual Backgrounds

If you’re joining us at the Gala from home, transport yourself to the Ukrainian Institute of America with these beautiful UIA virtual backgrounds. You don’t have to actually be in the mansion to look like you are!
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Step 6:  Be Inspired:  Listen to These Tributes Specially Recorded for the Gala! 

Philip Setzer, Grammy-winning violinist of the Emerson String Quartet

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Morgan William, President/CEO of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)

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Looking forward to seeing you there!