An exhibition about the Holodomor will be held in New York
During the event to honor the memory of the victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine and the feat of Ukrainian defenders in Manhattan in New York (USA) on November 5, an exhibition of the ethnographic project “Batkivska Hut. Homestead”, and there will also be a musical program with the participation of Ukrainian choristers and musicians, Ukrinform reports.
It is noted that the Ukrainian project “Batkivska Khata. Homestead” is dedicated to the preservation and popularization of Ukrainian culture in the USA and around the world. In addition, the project actively influences support for the Ukrainian community in America and makes an important contribution to the development of Ukrainian cultural heritage.
The main goal of the exhibition is to show the contrast between the life of Ukrainians before the Holodomor and the terrible events of 1932-1933. At the same time, say the founders of the “Batkivska Khata” project. Homestead” Natalka Sturgill, Svetlana Zadorovskaya and Alenka Bravo, they draw a parallel with the events taking place in modern Ukraine – the war of the Russian occupiers on the territory of an independent state.
“The display of our exhibition is of extreme importance during the war unleashed by Russia against Ukraine. The exhibition reflects the cultural heritage of the Ukrainian people, which is now being destroyed by Russian invaders. This occupation regime seeks to destroy any evidence of the existence of Ukrainians, and we stand as informational proof of our history,” they explained.
The exhibition was organized in collaboration with the oldest women’s public organization, the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America, the 64th Division of the UUA (UNWLA) and the Greek Catholic Church of St. Yura in New York.
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Organizers: Oksana Pyasetskaya – Chairman of the Referente on Cultural Affairs of the UUA (UNWLA), Valentina Shemchuk – Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine, Father John Lubiv (CHSVV) – Priest of the GCC of St. Yura, who hospitably welcomes the exhibition in her chapel.
Ukrainians in New York and other cities were called upon to come and thus honor the memory of the Ukrainians starved and killed by the occupiers and to support Ukraine today.
“Culture is the most valuable asset of a nation, because it is culture that determines national identity and uniqueness. In addition, the project actively influences support for the Ukrainian community in America and provides an important contribution to the development of Ukrainian cultural heritage,” the organizers emphasized.
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