The 85th. International Holodomor Memorial Day

Posted on: September 5th, 2018

The 85th International Holodomor Memorial Day will take place on November 24. For 85 days prior to the Holodomor Memorial Day, Ukrainian communities around the world will participate in an international action:  “Light a Candle in Remembrance!”, organized by the Ukrainian World Congress, Beginning September 1st, the first candle will be lit in a Ukrainian city, and everyday in a different part of the world a candle lighting ceremony will take place.

            Light a Candle in Remembrance! will take place in Alberta at 7:00 pm, September 21, Saint Josaphat Cathedral, where a Panakhyda will be celebrated, during which the names of 85 Holodomor victims will be read.  The event is sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Alberta Provincial Council.

            The annual Holodomor Commemoration will take place as usual at 12:30 pm, November 24, at City Hall, City of Edmonton

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