The HotDocs documentary film festival has always shown movies about Ukrainians or set in Ukraine, but now it will finally debut an official state film from the National Cinematheque of Ukraine: "ЖИВА ВАТРА" (The Living Fire) Set in the breathtaking Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine, Living Fire is a captivating story of three shepherds, each at […]Read more "Ukrainian state film to debut in Toronto this spring"
It’s not every day Canadian and American public broadcasters team up for investigate journalism, and we’re in for a treat as CBC & PBS co-produced a documentary about the evil side of Vladimir Putin – and it airs first in Canada tonight at 9PM EST on CBC: He casts a long shadow over globe. Russian […]Read more "CBC & PBS team up for Putin doc starting tonight"
For those of you planning your Ukrainian New Years (Malanka) celebrations, here is this year’s guide: If you’re staying in, here’s a selection of Ukrainians spirits available by province:Read more "Malanka Guide 2014/2015"
Catch a rare opportunity to hear World-renowned Canadian opera singers perform recently discovered works by western Ukrainian classical composers from different eras in ‘GALICIANS I: The Art Songs’: When & Where: Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 3 PM Koerner Hall, Toronto, ON Tickets: can be purchased at the Koerner Hall website or by calling 416-408-0208. […]Read more "Newly discovered western-Ukrainian classical scores premieres Sunday"
What a week. New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to visit Ottawa on Wednesday, followed by a visit to the US congress on Thursday. Visiting Canada Poroshenko is scheduled to address Parliament Wednesday at 2PM EST, and you can watch live on CPAC. The Harper government pledged $200 million back in March, but […]Read more "Poroshenko to visit Canadian Parliament and US Congress this week; Ukrainian parliament concedes to Russian rebels and ratifies agreement with EU"