The Canadian Bandura Foundation supports artists, musicians, and musical ensembles. Currently, the main focus of support is the Hryhory Kytasty Bandura Chorus - made up of talented youth working together in an ensemble. We also intend to support composers of bandura music, and emerging young professional musicians of Ukrainian-Canadian background.

Some of our events and fund raisers include the following:

Bandura Festival - St. Vladimir's Institute, Toronto, Canada - 1997.
Canadian Bandura Foundation Launch - Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada - 1999.
"Bandura Magic" - CD launch - 8 Taylor Drive, Toronto, Canada - 1997.

The Canadian Bandura Foundation facilitates the performance of bandurists and bandura ensembles at cultural events such as:

Caravan - Odessa Pavilion - St. Vladimir's Institute, Toronto, Canada - 1998, 1999
VII Ukrainian World Congress Conference - Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada - 1998
VII Ukrainian World Congress Conference - Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, Canada - 1998
"Expressions in Art"- St. Volodymyr's Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, - 1998, 1999

Professional artists involved with our events have included:

Ola Herasymenko-Oliynyk - Sacramento based bandurist.
Luba Goy - Canadian television personality .
Julian Kytasty - New York based bandurist.
Victor Malarek - Canadian television personality .
Alyssia Michalsky - Toronto based bandurist and harpist .
Victor Mishalow - Toronto based bandurist .
Yuri Oliynyk - Sacramento based composer.
Oleh Sozansky - Lviv based bandurist .
Sribnyj Peredzvin - Bandura Trio - originally from Ivanofrankivsk, Ukraine, now based in Toronto.
Volodymyr Vojt - Concertmaster of the G. Maybioroda Ukrainian State Bandura Chorus, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Students and young performers sponsored by the foundation

Roman Dorosh
Yaroslav Kovalchyk
Solomiya Moroz
Yuri Petliura
Stefan Rewa