Fellow blog Ukemonde got a response from CBC in regards to them shutting down their Ukrainian language broadcast of their Radio Canada International service: As I am sure you understand, it was made after extensive consultation and a great deal of careful consideration, and in response to the very difficult financial situation at CBC/Radio-Canada. Although […]Read more "CBC funds lavish getaways while shutting down Ukrainian RCI"
From Episode 2×01 Ebb Tide: Ziggy embarrasses Nick by talking too much and offending Sergei, a Ukrainian driver, by calling him Boris (and Russian) The Wire is a critically acclaimed show that highlights the end of the American empire through the lens of the Baltimore police fighting the different faucets of crime in their city. […]Read more "Ukrainian on The Wire"
Globafest 2008 starts tomorrow, running from August 11 – 23 in Calgary, AB: “Vitiayemo!” Welcome! The Tradition of Tryzub is the tradition of Excellence. Let our music and dazzling entertainment keep your feet tapping and your heart racing. Returning from recent performances in Mexico, New York and Las Vegas, Calgary’s world famous Tryzub Ukrainian Dance […]Read more "Ukrainian pavilion at Globalfest in Calgary for the next 2 weeks"
From UNIAN: Last night, the very popular FOX TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” (watched by millions and millions of viewers) featured two of this year`s top male dancers wearing Ukrainian folk costumes and dancing a hopak while presenting it as a Russian dance “trepak.” The lame excuse that such a dance was […]Read more "‘So you think you can dance’ labels the Hopak as Russian"
This month was a busy one for the International Holodomor Flame as it toured South America. It left Ottawa for one-day visits to Columbia, then Ecuador as well as Peru in its first week. Its second week was spent in Brazil and made several stops. Brazil has the third largest diaspora population, outside the US […]Read more "Holodomor Flame in South America"