Holodomor Commemoration Events – 2021
November 18, 2021
7:00 pm Kyiv, 11:00 am Winnipeg
“Holodomor and the Nation – Multigenerational Effects”/ Вебінар “Голодомор і нація: вплив через покоління”
Dr. James Mace called Ukraine a post-genocidal society. What are the implications of that to our diaspora communities and Ukrainian society? These are important questions that impact us all as Ukrainians, no matter which part of Ukraine our family comes from, and whether or not our families experienced the Holodomor.
Thursday, November 26, 2021
5:30 pm (MST)/ 7:30 (EST)
2021 Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture | Serhy Yekelchyk | Not by Starvation Alone: Stalinist Cultural Genocide in Ukraine
This year’s Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture will be delivered by Serhy Yekelchyk, Professor of History and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria. Professor Yekelchyk is the author of seven books on Ukrainian history and Russo-Ukrainian relations, including the award-winning Stalin’s Citizens: Everyday Politics in the Wake of Total War. He is the current president of the Canadian Association for Ukrainian Studies.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CST
Ms. Yuliia Ivaniuk– Coordinator, Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies
Dr. Jars Balan– University of Alberta, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Kule Centre Coordinator
Ms. Grace Swiatek – Graduate Student at the Institute of Development Studies
Ms. Irene Mycak – National Holodomor Awareness Committee, Ukrainian Canadian Congress
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Holodomor Famine Genocide Proclamation in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly
Saturday, November 27, 2021, International Holodomor Famine Genocide Memorial Day
Drive past or visit and lay flowers, a wreath, or stalks of wheat at the Holodomor monuments: The Mother and Child monument in front of Winnipeg City Hall; The Bitter Memories of Childhood monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature; The Bitter Memories of Childhood monument at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights; Drive past St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 820 Burrows Ave., Winnipeg and view the black flags installation in tribute to the victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine 1932—1933
Communities to ring church bells and families to light candles of remembrance in their windows at 7:32 p.m. (19:32 hr.) while observing a moment of silence.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
Attend or view virtual Holodomor Memorial Panakhyda Services at participating Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic churches on live stream or You Tube; Visits to Holodomor survivors or their gravesites
3 pm Eatsern
Holodomor Memorial Parkette
100 Princes’ Blvd, Exhibition Place
JOIN UCC-Toronto’s FOOD DRIVE And Bring Non-Perishable Food item(s) To Our Event.
We will be collecting donations for the Daily Bread Food Bank at this event and we appreciate your help.
November 28, 2021
12:30 pm Eastern
Ukrainian Cultural Center
247 Adelaide St.S.
10:30 am Atlantic
Room 301, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
*Candlelight Vigil | 7:20 pm Atlantic | Peace and Friendship Park, Hollis Street, Halifax
now – until Nov 29, 2021
Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Hamilton Branch
Black Flag installation in Hamilton at the Public Library
55 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON
Click here to watch the 2021 Provincial Holodomor Commemoration held earlier today in front of the Saskatchewan Holodomor Statue in Wascana Park near the Legislative Building in Regina.
November 27th, at 2:00 PM
Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
Ukrainian Canadian Congress – BC Provincial Council invites the Vancouver community to take part in the annual Holodomor Memorial event.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Light a Candle, View Commemoration Video
- Post photos of your candles under UCC Saskatchewan’s Facebook event post under the “Discussion” tab with your thoughts of remembrance (you need to be signed in with your Facebook account).
- Please join us in watching the Ukrainian Canadian Congress of Saskatchewan Holodomor Awareness & Education Committee’s “How Will You Commemorate Holodomor This Year?” video to be launched on the UCC Saskatchewan website and YouTube channel Saturday evening.