Last Monday the BBC’s documentary show ‘Panorama’ aired ‘Stadiums of hate’ showcasing discrimination and violence in Poland and Ukraine as they prepare to host the UEFO EuroCup with a strong message: Don’t travel there to see the tournament, especially if you’re a visible minority. Since the airing, many groups have taken issue with the documentary, […]Read more "BBC’s controversial documentary on hate for UEFA EuroCup in Poland and Ukraine"
Another year, another Carassauga showcasing the tastes and sights and sounds of multiculturalism in Mississauga. The award-winning Ukrainian pavilion will be out in full force this weekend: Carassauga – May 25-27, 2012 Address: St. Mary’s Dormition of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church – 3265 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga. Friday, May 25: 7:30pm – Midnight […]Read more "Carassauga 2012 this weekend!"
In 1988 the CBC produced a great documentary exploring the history of Ukraine, its culture and its politics as it reached across to Canada through 100 years of immigration. It covers the origins of Ukrainian nationalism, the waves of immigration to Canada and their challenges, and even looking forward as to what it means to […]Read more "The long-lost CBC documentary – Ukrainian-Canadians: A Time to Remember"
Professor Andriy Nahachewsky of the University of Alberta chronicles Ukrainian dance across borders and time in his new book Ukrainian Dance – A cross-cultural approach, analyzing traditional village culture as it expresses national identity as a an art form. Ukrainian dance is a vibrate, colorful and full of high energy with a European style that […]Read more "Book Review: Ukrainian Dance–A cross-cultural approach"