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AB-Ukraine Genealogical Project

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AUGP to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada at Ukrainian Festivals across Alberta By partnering with Ukrainian Festivals across Alberta, the Alberta-Ukrainian Genealogical Project (AUGP) is pleased to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada! The AUGP exhibit will be part of the Calgary Ukrainian Festival, Edmonton Heritage Festival, Ukrainian Day (UCHV), and the Babas and Borshch Festival in Lamont. This summer, the AUGP exhibit will... More...

Kanada-Ukraina 125

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The logo, description of the 125th logo and the artist statement are reprinted with the permission of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. Expect to see the logo everywhere as Ukrainian-Canadians celebrate 125 years of immigration and settlement in Canada. This logo commemorates 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. The logo consists of three parts. The bottom part symbolizes four Waves of immigration to Canada. These are the waves of the ocean to be overcome, the waves of people that ... More...

Holodomor in Ukraine

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By Rev. Ignatius Holowaychuk, OSBM Reprinted with permission, Vegreville News Advertiser The Holodomor, death by starvation, in Ukraine was organized by the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and his regime. Stalin used starvation as a means of subjugating Ukraine. Between 1932 and 1933 as many as 10 million Ukrainians died in the largest human-engineered famine of the 20th century. The main victims were the Ukrainian farmers (Kulaks). The Kulaks and Ukrainian intelligentsia supported Ukraini... More...

Workshop for Ukrainian Music

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Thank you to Charlie Gargus for this guest blog promoting an important event happening in Lamont County: the 9th Annual Workshop for Ukranian Music. Once again we are organizing a Workshop for Ukrainian Music at Mundare, on March 8th, 2014. This will be a one-day workshop followed by an evening concert and a Group Jam. Classes for fiddle, dulcimer, accordion and keyboards will be available, with the primary focus on fiddle music. Registered students will learn tunes that are distinctl... More...
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