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Manitoba UCC-MPC Holodomor Commemorations for 2020

Updated: Nov 20, 2020

Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Manitoba Provincial Council invites you to participate in the 87th Anniversary Holodomor Commemorations offered in virtual or drive past formats due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Конгрес Українців Канади - Манітобська Провінційна Рада запрошує українську громаду Манітоби прийняти участь в наступних відзначеннях жалобної 87-ої річниці великого Голодомору


Thursday, November 26, 2020

  • Reading of Manitoba’s Holodomor Famine Genocide Proclamation in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly

Saturday, November 28, 2020

International Holodomor Famine Genocide Memorial Day

  • Drive past or visit and/or lay a flower, wreath, or stalk of wheat at the Holodomor monuments

    • The Mother and Child monument in front of Winnipeg City Hall

    • The Bitter Memories of Childhood monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature

  • Drive past St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 820 Burrows Ave., Winnipeg and view the black flags installation in tribute to the victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine 1932—1933

  • In recognition of the years 1932-33, communities will ring church bells and families will light candles of remembrance in their windows at 7:32 p.m. – 7:33 p.m. (19:32 – 19:33 hrs.) while observing a moment of silence

  • post photos of lit candles together with your thoughts on social media Sunday, November 29, 2020

  • Attend virtual Holodomor Memorial Panakhyda Services at participating Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic churches on live stream or You Tube

  • Visits to gravesites of Holodomor survivors


Online presentations:

Thursday, November 19, 2020

  • Isha Khan, CEO, Canadian Museum for Human Rights - Holodomor Commemoration Remarks will be posted together with the film Covering the Holodomor: Memory Eternal

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

“The Last Stand: The Third All-Ukrainian Conference of the Communist Party (bolsheviks) of Ukraine and the Holodomor” presentation by Dr. Bohdan Klid

Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, November 22, 20020 at 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, November 27, 2020 (TIME)


Monday, November 23, 2020 at 4:00 – 5:00 CST

Workshop- Free E-Lessons for Teachers Grades 3-4, 7-12 with facilitators Nadia Prokopchuk and Larry Mikulcik Register at


November 1 – 30, 2020

Holodomor: A Remembrance Art Exhibit by Lydia Bodnar Balahutrak

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Project Maria Art Exhibit by Lesia Maruschak


Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

A conversation with Anne Applebaum | Stalin’s War on Ukraine. Writing "Red Famine", the Story of the Holodomor

Monday, November 30, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

Communism and the World: The Holodomor - A Conversation with Dr. Alexander Motyl

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

What Mendel Osherowitch Saw: Ukraine During the Holodomor



Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Remembering the Holodomor:

Commemorating the Famine-Genocide in Ukraine; Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Centre and Kyiv-Mohyla Foundation of America

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

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