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  • Liberation Day, which the Dutch and Ukrainians spent together

    Liberation Day, which the Dutch and Ukrainians spent together

    On May 5, the day when the Netherlands celebrates the Day of Liberation from the Nazi Occupiers, members of the Ukrainian community also took part in various events organised to mark this date to emphasise the importance of freedom.

  • Introducing the winning projects of the Letterenfonds Foundation!

    Introducing the winning projects of the Letterenfonds Foundation!

    We have great news to share with you! Five artists from our Ukrainian community won grants from the Support Programme for Ukrainian Artists 2024 financed by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands! This means that very soon you will be presented with very diverse Ukrainian…

  • “I dream of the sea and the surfing and big seagulls”. 

    “I dream of the sea and the surfing and big seagulls”. 

    On World Poetry Day, March 21, at the Design Museum Dedel in The Hague, we organised a unique poetry evening in memory of Maksym Kryvtsov, a warrior of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and a poet who died at the age of 33 at the beginning of 2024 in the Russian-Ukrainian war.

  • Den Haag: Freedom for Ukraine

    Den Haag: Freedom for Ukraine

    Join us for a series of events dedicated to the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Let’s come together to express our support and solidarity for the Ukrainian people, as well as to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for the independence and sovereignty of Ukraine. Click the poster for more information…

  • Two Years of Full Scale Invasion

    Two Years of Full Scale Invasion

    On February 24, 2024, the Ukrainian community came together in Rotterdam to commemorate those who have fought for their country’s freedom and paid the ultimate price. VATAHA facilitated a three-part art installation at the Rotterdam central station where mourners could remember and honor those they have lost. 

  • Wartime Poetry: Reading & Discussion

    Wartime Poetry: Reading & Discussion

    This discussion evening will dive into the topics of struggle, courage, love, and the unbreakable spirit of Ukrainians. With readings by Vitalii Byrchak, Yuliya Vrotna and Daria Lysenko.

  • Panel discussion on the Future of Ukraine

    Panel discussion on the Future of Ukraine

    In cooperation with Vataha, the ABBA student association is organizing a series of panel discussions at Leiden University.

  • CHRISTMAS CAROLING

    CHRISTMAS CAROLING

    This Christmas, VATAHA went caroling in the Randstad to spread holiday cheer the Ukrainian way. The caroling group strengthened their Christmas traditions by singing Ukrainian Christmas classics such as “Bog sja rozdaje”, “Shczedryk” and “Nevobo I zemelja”. The caroling raised 4,120 Euros for the Ukrainian armed forces.

  • Movie screening Casa Nostra

    Movie screening Casa Nostra

    Vataha, the Embassy of Ukraine to the Netherlands, and Haarlem4Ukraine organized a film screening of the movie ‘Casa Nostra. Mom is leaving’ with the famous actress and activist Irma Vitovska at Maca Amsterdam. The screening and Q&A turned into a celebration of Ukrainian contemporary cinema.

  • A PARTNER IN LITHUANIA

    A PARTNER IN LITHUANIA

    Co-founders Oksana Savchuk and Uliana Bun took to the Lithuanian Embassy in the Hague to continue seeking collaborations in the arts and culture sectors with like-minded partners. “Our role was to forge new connections so that we could work together in the future on joint projects,” Bun explained.