When: 11 October 2019
Where: Assembly Hall, Church House Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Sviatoslav (Slava) Vakarchuk is a Member of the Parliament of Ukraine and Head of the Political Party ‘Golos’. He is a social activist and co-founder of the Center for Economic Strategy (CES) in Ukraine.
He is most widely known as the leader and founder of the rock band Okean Elzy. Slava holds a PhD in theoretical physics.
Ukrainian pop icon, People’s Artist of Ukraine, multiple holder of the title “Best Singer of Ukraine” and winner of the “M1 Legend Award for Outstanding achievements in the music industry of Ukraine”. Permanent coach of the show “The Voice of Ukraine”.
MASTERS OF CEREMONIES
President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, representing more than 600 US and international investors and corporate members. Andy was a TV presenter on a leading Ukrainian television channel, the director of the Ukrainian Institute in London regularly delivering analysis and comment on Ukrainian current affairs on BBC, CNN, SKY, Bloomberg TV, ITV, Al Jazeera and others. Currently he serves as Treasurer of AmChams in Europe and is a member of Ukraine’s Business Ombudsman Council, National Reforms Council, National Investment Council and the Ronald McDonald House Charity Foundation.
The Assistant Director of Ukrainian Institute London, an affiliate of UCU. Maria is a British theatre director and cultural manager who studied Ukrainian as part of her languages degree at the University of Cambridge. She has worked on various theatre projects, including the English-language premiere of Maklena Grasa by Mykola Kulish. Maria translated Maklena into English for the first time, and directed a professional production of the play which toured the UK in 2018. She is currently working on a research project with the London School of Economics and Hromadske TV.
– VIP cocktail reception (Patron and VIP tickets only) with music by Yuri Poluneev
– Silent auction
– Three-course meal
– Musical performance and entertainment
Charitable donation to participate in this exclusive event:
– £1,000 PATRON (SOLD OUT)
– £300 VIP: cocktail reception, three-course meal and auction preview
– £200 BLACK TIE DINNER: three-course meal and silent auction
If you cannot attend the event but want to support UCU and this year’s motto ‘Great Professors for Great Students’, please make your donation through the Ukrainian Catholic Foundation
If you are a UK taxpayer, you can claim Gift Aid which will add 25% to total amount!
More about the organisers:
The Ukrainian Catholic University
is a dynamic higher education institution seeking to raise a new generation of le aders for tomorrow, and to create a cultur e of respect and responsibility in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Institute, London
is the British affiliate of the Ukrainian Catholic University and a charity registered in England and Wales. It engages in public and cultural diplomacy projects to foster an informed discourse about Ukraine in the UK.
The Ukrainian Catholic Foundation
is a charity registered in England and Wales established to support the Ukrainian Catholic University and its related institutes.