National Holodomor Awareness Week – 2013

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November 18-24, 2013



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Commemorative Events in Canada

Marking the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor

Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-33

 

National Holodomor Memorial Day

November 23, 2013 

Pause for a moment of silence at 19:32 local time.

Light a candle of remembrance in your home.

Participate in local commemorative events and memorial services 

Let us pay tribute to the memory of the millions of innocent victims

by sharing the story.

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

Kelowna

November 30, 7 pm – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation, one-man play by Fr. Edward Evanko, Dormition of the Mother of God Parish

 

New Westminster

November 18-24 – Black Flag Installation, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kyivan Patriarchate, 304 – 8th Street

 

Vancouver

November 23, 11 am – Holodomor Commemoration, St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 10765 135A St., Surrey

 

Vernon

November 24 – Memorial services, St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

 

Victoria

November 15, 1:30 – Workshop: Teaching the Holodomor, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, Room D110. Sponsored by Ukrainian Studies Endowment at U of V

November 16, 1:00 pm – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation, one-man play by Fr. Edward Evanko, Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 3277 Douglas Street

Information: www.ukrainianvancouver.com

November 23, 11:00 am – Holodomor Commemoration Service, Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road

 

ALBERTA

 

November 18 – Newspaper Insert in the Edmonton Journal, and Calgary Herald

 

Calgary

October 1 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, and University of Calgary Ukrainian Students’ Society

November 23, 11 am – UCC Calgary Holodomor Commemoration, St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Cultural Centre

 

Edmonton

October 2 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, UCC APC and University of Alberta Ukrainian Students’ Society

November 21, 6 pm – P’s and B’s dinner meeting – Status of Current Research on Holodomor with Dr. Bohdan Klid, Danish Canadian Club

November 23, 12:30 pm – UCC Edmonton Holodomor Commemoration, Edmonton City Hall

November 26 – Alberta Legislature with UCC-APC commemorate 5th anniversary of BIll 37

November 27 – Edmonton Catholic School System marks Holodomor Memorial Day

Information: 780.414.1624, uccab@shaw.ca

 

SASKATCHEWAN

 

Saskatoon

November 1-30 – UCC Saskatoon Black Flag Installation Holodomor Awareness Exhibit, Bishop Filevich Ukrainian Bilingual School

November 17, 6:30 pm – Memorial Service followed by film screening, All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church

November 18-24 – Holodomor Awareness display, University of Saskatchewan, by the Lesya Ukrainka statue. Sponsored by University of Saskatchewan Ukrainian Students’ Association (USUSA)

November 20, 7:30 pm – Holodomor Presentation by Brenda Kocur, St. Petro Mohyla Institute, 1240 Temperance St., Seating is limited, register at admin@mohyla.ca

November 21, 7 pm – Film screening: Genocide Revealed, Father O’Donnell Auditorium at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan Campus. Sponsored by University of Saskatchewan Ukrainian Students’ Association

 

Rama

November 23, 7 pm – Holodomor Commemoration, Rama Golden Jets Center

 

Regina

November 14 – Regina Catholic School District marks Holodomor Memorial Day

November 14, 12 noon – Provincial Commemoration of the Holodomor, Ukrainian Famine-Genocide, Rotunda, Legislative Building.

November 14 – Regina Catholic School District marks Holodomor Memorial Day

 

MANITOBA

 

Roblin

November 19, 11:30 am –  Holodomor: Murder by Starvation. A play by Fr. Edward Danylo Evanko (British Columbia). Sponsored by UCC Dauphin Parkland Region Branch.  Goose Lake High School, Hospital Street

November 19, 7 pm – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation. A play by Fr. Edward Danylo Evanko (British Columbia). Sponsored by UCC Dauphin Parkland Region Branch. Roblin Life and Arts Centre, 106 3rd Avenue East

 

Winnipeg

September 30, 2 pm – U of M, 7 pm – U of W. Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Ukrainian Students Association and UCC-MPC.

October 25, 7 pm – Social Justice and Human Rights Teaching through Holodomor Education. Presented by Valia Noseworthy, Special Area Group Educators, Chief Peguis School, 1400 Rothesay Street.

October 28, 7 pm – Mennonites and Ukrainians under Stalin. Our Human Rights, Lost and Found. Speakers: Dr. Myroslav Shkandrij, Dr. Peter Letkemann, Dr. Colin Neufeldt (Edmonton), Margaret Friesen and the Friesen-Kuzmenko Family, Mennonite Heritage Centre, 600 Shaftesbury Boulevard. Co-sponsored by Mennonite Heritage Centre, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, UCC-MPC.

November 3, 4 pm – Revival of National Memory in Ukraine with historian Volodymyr Viatrovych (Ukraine). In Ukrainian. Co-sponsored by: League of Ukrainian Canadians and Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences. Canadian Ukrainian Institute “Prosvita”, 777 Pritchard Avenue.

November 4, 11 am – Revival of National Memory in Ukraine with historian Volodymyr Viatrovych (Ukraine). In Ukrainian with simultaneous translation. St. Andrews College (Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies). University of Manitoba, 29 Dysart Road.

November 13, 11:30 am – Minorities in interwar Poland. Presented by Robert Kusnierz (Poland), University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education, 71 Curry Place.

November 13, 7 pm –  Holodomor 1932-1933. The view from the Polish Foreign Ministry Archives. Presented by Robert Kusnierz (Poland). Sponsored by: UCC-MPC, Department Of German and Slavic Studies (U of M), Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre – Oseredok. 184 Alexander Avenue East.

November 17, 6 pm – Holodomor Memorial Service in chapel followed by film Harvest of Despair. Installation of black flags, Holy Family Home, 165 Aberdeen Avenue.

November 18, 10:30 am – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation. A play by Fr. Edward Danylo Evanko (British Columbia). Co-sponsored by: Sisler High School and UCC-MPC. 1360 Redwood Avenue.

November 19, 1 pm –  New Technological Resources in Teaching Holodomor. Presented by Dr. Orest Cap and Dr. Denys Hlynka, University of Manitoba. Faculty of Education, 71 Curry Place.

November 20, 2:30 pm –  Researching the Holodomor of 1932-33: based on the example of the Sumy Oblast. Presented by Hennadiy IvanushchenkoIn Ukrainian. Sponsored by: Department of German and Slavic Studies, and the League of Ukrainian Canadians. University College 201 (Conference Room), University of Manitoba.

November 21, 7 p.m. Researching the Holodomor of 1932-33: based on the example of the Sumy Oblast. Presented by Hennadiy IvanushchenkoIn Ukrainian.  Screening of the film “Konstantyn Bokan – One of Ten Million Victims”, Co-sponsored by: League of Ukrainian Canadians and Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences. Canadian Ukrainian Institute “Prosvita”, 777 Pritchard Avenue.

November 22, 7 pm – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation. A play by Fr. Edward Danylo Evanko (British Columbia). Sponsored by: UCC-MPC. Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, 965 Boyd Avenue.

November 23, 1:30 pm – International Holodomor Memorial Day. Community Memorial Service and Holodomor Commemoration Program. Holodomor Monument, Winnipeg City Hall, 510 Main Street.

November 24, 12:30 pm – Holodomor Commemoration Program. Guest Speaker Hennadiy Ivanushchenko (Ukraine). Sponsored by Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary the Protectress. 820 Burrows Avenue.

December 6, 7 pm – Canada’s Press and the Holodomor. Presented by Jars Balan (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta). Co-sponsored by: UCC-MPC, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mary the Protectress. 820 Burrows Avenue.

 

ONTARIO

 

Hamilton 

October 9 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, McMaster Ukrainian Students’ Association and UCC Hamilton

November 18-22 – Black Flag Installations at Hamilton City Hall, Hamilton Central Library, Burlington City Hall, Stoney Creek Civic Centre, Ukrainian churches in Hamilton and Burlington

November 12, 6 pm – Screening of documentary Genocide Revealed by Y. Luhovy, Stoney Creek Civic Centre

November 17, 2 pm – Screening of documentary Genocide Revealed by Y. Luhovy, Hamilton Central Library

November 18, 6:30 pm – Screening of documentary Harvest of Despair, Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 241 Kenilworth Ave. N.

November 20, 12-6 pm – First Holodomor Museum in Canada open to public, Metropolitan Vasyly Learning Centre; Book Launch “Eevahn” by Eugenia Powers, 6:30 pm, Hosted by Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada, Lesia Ukrainka branch,

Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Vladimir, 855 Barton St. E.

November 22 –  Holodomor Awareness Activities organized by McMaster Ukrainian Student Association

November 22 – Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board mark Holodomor Memorial Day

November 23, 2 pm – Screening of documentary Genocide Revealed by Y. Luhovy, Burlington Central Library

November 24, 3:30 pm – UCC Memorial Service and Program, Guest speaker: Andrea Chalupa writer and journalist from New York, and Right Rev. Fr. W. Makarenko, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Vladimir.
Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road, Burlington

Information: 905-643-0585

 

Kitchener-Waterloo

October 6 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, and University of Waterloo Ukrainian Students’ Association

 

London

November 18-23 – Black Flag Installations – London Ukrainian Centre, 247 Adelaide St.S.; Ukrainian Orthodox Church Holy Trinity, 151 King Edward Ave.; Ukrainian Catholic Church of Christ the King, 707 Nelson St.; London Central Library, 251 Dundas St.

November 18-23 – Exhibit and literature display, London Central Library, 251 Dundas St.

November 21 – Holodomor lecture, London Central Secondary School, Grade 12

November 24, 12:30 pm – Commemorative Program with screening of Genocide Revealed by Y. Luhovy, London Ukrainian Centre, 247 Adelaide St. S.

November 1-24 – Candle of Remembrance at liturgies in Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox Churches

 

Mississauga

November 22 – Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board marks Holodomor Memorial Day

 

Oshawa

November 10, 2:30 pm – Town Hall meeting with historian Hennadiy Ivanushchenko, “Research on the Holodomor in Sumy Oblast” , screening of  “Konstantyn Bokan – One of Ten Million Victims”, Ukrainian Cultural Centre Dnipro, Sponsored by Canadian Conference in Support of Ukraine.

November 18-24 – City of Oshawa Holodomor Awareness Week; Black Flag Installations: City Hall, Ukrainian churches and Dnipro Cultural Centre

November 22 – Durham District School Board marks Holodomor Memorial Day

November 24 – Memorial Service, Candle lighting and screening of “Konstantyn Bokan – One of Ten Million Victims” by Ucrainica Research Institute, Lviv Hall (St. George’s Church)

Information: walterkish@gmail.com

 

Ottawa

October 3 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, and Carleton University Ukrainian Students’ Club

November 10, 3 pm – Commemorative Concert featuring Roman Hurko’s Panakhyda/Requiem performed by the Ewashko Singers, Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Crescent. Sponsored by UCPBA Ottawa

November 23, 1 pm – UCPBA Memorial Service and Proclamation by the City of Ottawa declaring November 23, 2013 Holodomor Memorial Day in Ottawa, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Cres., Taras Shevchenko monument.

November 24, 9:15 am – Divine Liturgy followed by a memorial service, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Information: 613-737-4412

November 24, 11:30 am – Memorial service; 12:00 pm – Luncheon of bread and water; 12:30 pm – Presentation by Ph.D candidate Brent Bezo, who will speak on his research on the effects of the Holodomor on the children and grandchildren  of victims and survivors.  Afterward there will be screenings of five “Share the Story” survivor accounts of the Holodomor. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Byron Avenue

 

St. Catharines

November 18-24 – Black Flag Installation: St. John the Theologian Ukrainian Catholic Church

November 24 – UCC Commemorative Program with candle lighting, charity food drive and screening of “Konstantyn Bokan – One of Ten Million Victims” by Ucrainica Research Institute

 

Toronto

October 10 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union

November 4-10 – LUC exhibit “Holodomor: Genocide by Famine”, North York Civic Centre

November 11-17 – LUC exhibit “Holodomor: Genocide by Famine”, Scarborough York Civic Centre

November 18-24 – LUC exhibit “Holodomor: Genocide by Famine”, Toronto City Hall

November 18-24 – Exhibit dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor featuring 19 volumes of the National Book of Remembrance of Victims of the Holodomor 1932-33 in Ukraine (Natsional’na Knyha Pamyati), Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre, 10 am-5 pm

November 22 – Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School Board mark Holodomor Memorial Day

November 22, 7 pm – Holodomor Commemoration sponsored by Ukrainian National Federation Toronto Branch and Ukrainian Women’s Organization of Canada Toronto Branch, UNF Community Centre, 145 Evans Avenue. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Ukrainian Credit Union Holodomor Awareness Food Drive.

November 22, 7:30 pm – Readings from the drama by Bohdan Boychuk, “Holod” (Hunger), sponsored by the Literary-Cultural Association “Slovo” of the Shevchenko Scientific Society of Canada, Canadian Ukrainian Art Foundation (KUMF), 2118-A Bloor Street West

November 23, 6:30 pm – UCC Toronto Holodomor Commemoration, Toronto City Hall

 

Windsor

November 24, 1:15 pm – Memorial Service, Holodomor Monument, Queen Elizabeth Gardens; 2 p.m. – Memorial  Dinner St. Vladimir ‘s Cathedral hall including a screening of Genocide Revealed by Y. Luhovy.

November 18-24 – Black flag installations at Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church and St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church

 

QUEBEC

 

Montreal

October 4 – Orwell and the Refugees, The Untold Story of Animal Farm. Presented by Andrea Chalupa (New York). Sponsored by: UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee in partnership with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union, McGill Ukrainian Students’ Union and UCC Montreal/QPC

November 22, 6:30 pm – Screening of feature documentary film “Okradena Zemlya“, narrated by Bohdan Beniuk, (filmmaker Yurij Luhovy will be present), Ukrainian Youth Centre (Dim Molodi) in Rosemount. Sponsored by UCC-Montreal. Admission by Donation.

November 23, 3 pm – Holodomor Remembrance Ceremony, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church Hall in Rosemount,

November 24, 4 pm – Holodomor: Murder by Starvation, one-person play by Fr. Edward Evanko, St. Sophia Cathedral Hall in Rosemount. Presentation coordinated by UCC National with UCC-Montreal branch.

Information: UCC-Montreal, tel. 514 259 7162 or 514 725 0812.