On 17 September 2013 UBCC members and guests celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the Ukrainian Independence in the historic City of London. UBCC Director Irina Tymczyszyn, Deputy Ambassador of Ukraine on Economic Affairs Volodymyr Khomanets and Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London Andrew Hunder addressed the audience. Also, the Ukrainian Embassy and UBCC corporate member Ukraine International Airlines held the award ceremony for winners of the Ukrainian poetry competition, dedicated to the 22nd anniversary of Ukrainian independence and supported by the London-based Angliya newspaper. Svitlana Viter was awarded two return tickets London-Kyiv from Ukraine International Airlines.
The UBCC members and guests then enjoyed delicious Ukrainian cuisine from the renowned Ukrainian chef Igor Stassiouk.
 Volodymy Khomanets (Embassy of Ukraine)
 Andrew Hunder (Ukrainian Institute in London)
Valentina Sokolovska (UIA) presents the poetry competition prize to the winner Svitlana Viter.
 Cocktail reception