Tuesday’s layoff announcement at Rogers sent shockwaves as it decided to end all of OmniTV’s produced diversity programming, which included Ukrainian news show Svitohliad. Other notable diversity programming included Polish, Greek, Japanese and Tamil. The channel has been airing multilingual television since 1972, bought by Rogers in 1985 and re-branded as Omni1 and Omni2 in […]Read more "Svitohliad casualty of Rogers’ layoffs"
Oshawa’s Fiesta Week kicked off this week and runs until this weekend (June 17-23). Fiesta Week could simply be described as “A TASTE OF DURHAM”. It’s an annual week-long Multicultural Family Festival that gives the residents of Durham Region the opportunity to experience European, Asian and Caribbean cultures and foods without having to get on […]Read more "Oshawa’s Ukrainian pavilions at Fiesta week 2012 are underway"
It was the blunder seen all across the world as Ukraine’s chances to advance in the EuroCup were dashed by a shotty call by a nearby referee who claimed this was not a goal in today’s 1-0 final against England: "What can I say? There are five referees on the pitch and the ball was […]Read more "Ukraine robbed, Shevchenko retires"
According to Toronto Life, there’s only one official hangout for the Ukrainian team in Toronto: Ukraine Ukrainian National Federation, Toronto Branch (145 Evans Ave., 416-253-6002): learn to scream “davaih!” at three massive screens and a plate of perogies Дати Mатчів ~ Game Dates June 8 червня Doors Open 10AM POL v. GRE, RUS v. CZH […]Read more "Where to watch EuroCup 2012 in Toronto"
Making summer plans? Check out this comprehensive list of Ukrainian events happening all over North America: Kingston Ukrainian Folklore Festival June 8-10 Kingston, ON The Ukrainian Club of Kingston this weekend presents Folklore 2012: the Lviv Pavillion with Ukrainian food, performances and exhibitions. When: Friday June 8th – 6 – 10pm Saturday June 9th […]Read more "Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2012"