An inspiring article comes from the popular online newspaper the Huffington Post on what the Orange Revolution gave in terms of freedoms to Ukraine, and how the current pro-Russia regime is trying to stamp them all out and return to the days of the Soviet Union: In 2004, Ukraine experienced the Orange Revolution: protest camps […]Read more "What Liberals Must Learn From Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (Huffington Post)"
Heading to the UN in New York last week, Yanukovych’s administration attempted to create ‘dialogue’ with several Ukrainian American groups. The groups, not impressed by the lack of response on their issues – deteriorating civil liberties and press freedoms, selling of national interests to Russia and denying genocide among them, have decided to ignore his […]Read more "American Ukrainian groups ignore Yanukovych talks, protest his arrival to USA instead"
Update: Denys has won the contest! If you’re watching this season of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’, one of their competitors is a Ukrainian from Toronto: Born in the Ukraine, Denys first started dancing ballroom at four–years-old. He moved to Toronto when he was 12, and by the time he was 14, he […]Read more "Ukrainian-born Torontonian on ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ (Update: now there’s two!)"
If you didn’t get your fix from Friday’s opening day uploads, here are the rest of photos and videos from the festival: (Update: Fixed!) Pictures from Facebook Canadian Bandurist Capella’s performance pictures Pictures from UkraineCanada.com Front Row Pics Another successful year with some great bands and luckily very nice weather. MadHeads XL were especially a […]Read more "More photos & videos from the 2010 Toronto Ukrainian Festival (Updated)"
Update: More photos & videos from the 2010 Toronto Ukrainian Festival (Updated) If you still haven’t gone to the Toronto Ukrainian Festival – well what are you waiting for? The weather’s great today, and Mad Heads XL came in from Kyiv to play! So be sure to come down this weekend, and in the meantime […]Read more "First look at the 2010 Toronto Ukrainian Festival (Updated)"