Newly discovered western-Ukrainian classical scores premieres Sunday

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.   […]

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Poroshenko to visit Canadian Parliament and US Congress this week; Ukrainian parliament concedes to Russian rebels and ratifies agreement with EU

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 […]

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Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2014

Here is a list of Ukrainian Festivals happening all summer long: View Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2014 in a full screen map   Calgary Ukrainian Festival June 7-8 Calgary, AB To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that celebrates all aspects of our  unique and rich Ukrainian heritage and […]

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Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day 2013

Today, every fourth Saturday night in November, Ukrainians worldwide commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Great Famine of 1932-33, known as the Holodomor (Death by Hunger):   Background Entire villages were wiped out, and in some regions the death rate reached one-third. The Ukrainian countryside, home of the "black earth", some of the most fertile […]

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