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  • Writer's pictureLina Doroshenko

Calgary Events #004 – May 20-26

Events lineup for Ukrainians in Calgary in the second half of May. During this time, you can enjoy a football match, a major festival for IT professionals, a workshop on successful interview techniques and handling awkward recruiter questions, as well as a tea ceremony.

Football Match: Rangers Athletics VS FC Tryzub  

May 21, 18:30


About the event. Tryzub is the first Ukrainian team playing in the Second Division of the Calgary Football Federation, faces off against Rangers Athletics. Tryzub remains undefeated, so come cheer for the boys.


📍 Where: Foothills Athletic Park #5, 2431 Crowchild Trail NW

🎟️ Conditions: free

🔍 Details: surl.li/trpqe

 

Interview Preparation Workshop

May 22, 17:30-19:30


About the event. Career consultant Natalia Storozhenko from the Centre for Newcomers, with 9 years of experience in recruiting and placing Ukrainians abroad, conducts a series of workshops. In this Interview Preparation session, she'll cover:


  • How to answer common questions to secure a job offer.

  • Crafting effective responses to "tell me about yourself" and why employers aren't interested in your life story.

  • Understanding the STAR technique and constructing compelling narratives.

  • Asking recruiters questions and handling inquiries about salary expectations.


📍 Where: Central Library, 800, 6th Ave SW (Idea Lab – 3rd floor)

🎟️ Conditions: free with registration

🔍 Details: registration link – surl.li/trpqx

 

Tech Opportunity Fest

May 24, 16:00-20:30

May 25, 10:00-16:00



About the event. A two-day event for IT professionals, technology enthusiasts, and those aspiring to build a career in Canada's IT sector. Representatives from 16 leading IT communities in Calgary will gather for lectures, workshops, and networking opportunities. For Ukrainians, it's a chance to find dream jobs and take the first steps into Canada's IT world.


📍 Where: Platform Calgary, 407 9 Ave SE

🎟️ Conditions: free, registration required

🔍 Details: event details and registration – surl.li/tqmaz

 

Celebration Gulba's Birthday Party

May 25, 21:00-02:00


About the event. Nightlife enthusiasts can expect a special program in honor of Gulba's Birthday celebration in Calgary. The night will feature dance lessons, live music, and a surprise guest. Part of the proceeds will go towards aiding Ukraine.


📍 Where: Dreamers Night Club, 1140 10 Ave SW

🎟️ Conditions: early booking – 15 CAD, regular price – 20 CAD

🔍 Details: surl.li/trpop

 

Tea Ceremony by Calgary Tea Club

May 26, 10:00-14:00


About the event. Tea master and founder of the Calgary Tea Club, Mykola Konovalenko, has been exploring Chinese tea culture since 2020. During the tea ceremony, Mykola will share insights into tea culture, conduct a tasting of three tea varieties, and introduce the concept of "tea intoxication." An event for those seeking a break from the hustle, to gain new experiences, and meet interesting people.


📍 Where: 3553 31 St NW suite 290

🎟️ Conditions: 20 CAD

🔍 Details: surl.li/tqlwz


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