UCC Montreal Marks “Sviato Sobornosty” 94th Anniversary

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UCC Montreal Marks  “Sviato Sobornosty” 94th  Anniversary

 

Photo by Oleksander Kissak
Bohdanna Klecor-Hawryluk, chairperson UCC Cultural Committee (front-centre), Zorianna Hrycenko-Luhova, president UCC Montreal (centre-back), guest speaker Rev. Dr. Mitrat Kutash (second from right), Oksana Sztyk, UCC Board member (far right), with performers at the commemorative concert.      

UCC Montreal:  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Montreal Branch, held its annual commemoration “Sviato Sobornosty”, making the 94th anniversary of the union of the Eastern Ukrainian National Republic and the Western Ukrainian National Republic.    

The program, organized by UCC cultural chairperson Bohdanna Klecor-Hawryluk, included guest speaker Rev. Dr. Mitrat Ihor Kutash and as well as, performances by Vera Turka-Kulycka, Oksana Kostkovych, Rev. Mitrat Oleh Koreckyj, bandurist Arsen Hnatiuk, and performance by “Vizerunky” Ensemble under the direction of Ivan Gutych.

The commemorative concert, held at St. Sophia Church Hall, was concluded with the singing of the Ukrainian national anthem, and a reception organized by the Ukrainian Women’s’ Organization of St. Sophia Church.

That same afternoon, Prof. Roman Serbyn, on behalf of UCC Montreal, participated in the 95th anniversary commemoration of Lithuania’s Independence, where he addressed their community.  Invited by the Lithuanian Community of Montreal, their commemoration was attended by representatives of the Latvian, Estonian, Hungarian community as well as, participation of the Ambassador of the Lithuanian Embassy in Ottawa.  UCC Montreal has been working with the Lithuanian community of Montreal for several years.

UCC Montreal recently hosted the UCC National Board Meeting at Delta Montreal with participants form across Canada representing the various national committees.  The two-day meeting was organized by UCC Montreal president Zorianna Hrycenko-Luhova, with Darla Penner, Program Manager of UCC National in Winnipeg and Taras Zalusky, Executive Director, UCC Ottawa office.

The next Montreal community event is the annual UCC Taras Shevchenko concert to be held on Sunday, March 10.  For further information kindly contact 514 259 7162    or 514 481 5871 or visit UCCmontreal.org.

 

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Photo ID   by Oleksander Kissak

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    Bohdanna Klecor-Hawryluk, chairperson UCC Cultural Committee (front-centre), Zorianna Hrycenko-Luhova, president UCC Montreal (centre-back), guest speaker Rev. Dr. Mitrat Kutash (second from right), Oksana Sztyk, UCC Board member (far right), with performers at the commemorative concert.      

 


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