Ukrainian Summer Vacation Guide 2011

While in Ukraine the government is cancelling the 20th anniversary of Independence Day celebrations all over the country over ‘auserity’, the diaspora can still enjoy events happening in North America this season:   July 29-31 Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival (CNUF) Dauphin, MB In the fresh air and sunshine, enjoy the incredible view and watch the […]

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Ukraine honors victims of Babi Yar – not only Jews but thousands of Ukrainians were murdered there too

At the end of last week Ukraine honored the victims of Nazi mass murders in Babi Yar during WW2: President Viktor Yanukovych, government officials and relatives of the victims laid flowers at the monument to those killed by the Nazis in the Babi Yar ravine in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. More than 33,700 Jews were […]

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Vegreville Pysanky Festival this weekend!

Just a quick reminder that the Vegreville Pysanka Festival is happening this weekend: The 37th Annual Vegreville  Pysanka Festival! July 2, 3, 4, 2010 The Vegreville Cultural Association welcomes one and all, participants, competitors, performers, guests and volunteers to Canada`s showcase of Ukrainian Culture. The festival is a unique cultural event drawing in visitors from […]

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