For those who are planning to check out the new WWI Internment exhibit in Banff on Thursday, The Globe and Mail recently ran a story on the controversy around the exhibit. Parks Canada is white washing the injustices faced by people previously invited to immigrate to this country only to be interned and forced to […]Read more "Controversy at WW1 Internment exhibit’s opening in Banff"
It’s that time of year again – to make summer plans! And what plans would be complete without some Ukrainian events near you: View Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2013 in a larger map Calgary Ukrainian Festival June 1-2 Calgary, AB To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that […]Read more "Ukrainian Festival Summer Guide 2013 (Updated)"
The Google Art Project puts some of the world’s best art online. Users can visit the Met in NYC, the Tate in London, and even the AGO in Toronto. Earlier this week Worldwide News Ukraine pointed out that the project has now added two galleries from Kyiv: Saint Sophia of Kyiv and Ivan Honchar Museum […]Read more "Visit Ukraine’s best frescoes and mosaics this weekend"
Editors Note: Postponed back in June due to the horrific flooding in Alberta, the opening of the first permanent WWI Internment continues on Friday: Of the many WW1 Internment sites across Canada, there has yet to be a permanent site where visitors can come and learn about this dark chapter of Canadian history year round. The […]Read more "Banff opens first permanent WWI Internment exhibit June 20th"
The former orphanage worker-turned documentary filmmaker debuted her second film about Ukrainian orphans last night at Hot Docs in Toronto, ‘High Five: A Suburban Adoption Saga”: Julia Ivanova premiered her first film ‘Family Portrait in Black & White’ 2 years ago at HotDocs which featured a Ukrainian women who adopts almost 30 children, which more […]Read more "Ukrainian orphans featured again this year at Hot Docs–Review of ‘High Five: A Suburban Adoption Saga’"