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Local stories and events from the Ukranian community of Greater Cleveland.



Updated: 2008-06-18T15:32:36Z

 



Farewell To Longtime Friend of the UMA

2008-06-18T15:32:36Z

Please join us to bid farewell to Pan Iwan Schuljak this Friday, June 20th at 6:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian Museum-Archives at 1202 Kenilworth in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. Pan Schuljak was the live-in caretaker at the UMA for forty years.... Please join us to bid farewell to Pan Iwan Schuljak this Friday, June 20th at 6:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian Museum-Archives at 1202 Kenilworth in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. Pan Schuljak was the live-in caretaker at the UMA for forty years....



Drive My Car - For a Good Cause

2008-06-16T21:29:04Z

A few of the over 200,000 fans. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney was positively revolutionary at the former site of the Orange Revolution. The outdoor show, the first in Ukraine for the former Beatle, was billed as the biggest concert ever... A few of the over 200,000 fans. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney was positively revolutionary at the former site of the Orange Revolution. The outdoor show, the first in Ukraine for the former Beatle, was billed as the biggest concert ever...



Hope and Change from Oksana not Obama

2008-05-21T18:19:44Z

Perhaps Senator Barack Obama should look to Ukraine for inspiration: "Ukraine is just great," said the 37-year-old designer and architect. "Here there is hope." Amazing. A former Soviet republic, Ukraine is now a magnet for those seeking the quintessential "better... Perhaps Senator Barack Obama should look to Ukraine for inspiration: "Ukraine is just great," said the 37-year-old designer and architect. "Here there is hope." Amazing. A former Soviet republic, Ukraine is now a magnet for those seeking the quintessential "better...



Would You Like To Dance? Ukrainian Fall Festival

2007-11-01T20:52:08Z

"You are beautiful and angular." - Dieter Folk's, it's time to forget about life for awhile and head to Lorain for the biggest event since spring when the Ukrainian Spring Festival took place. That's right, it's the Ukrainian Fall Festival... "You are beautiful and angular." - Dieter Folk's, it's time to forget about life for awhile and head to Lorain for the biggest event since spring when the Ukrainian Spring Festival took place. That's right, it's the Ukrainian Fall Festival...



St. Andrew 40th Anniversary Parish Picnic (Pig Roast)

2007-06-28T15:37:00Z

St. Andrew's ChurchEVERYONE IS INVITED! St. Andrew 40th Anniversary Parish Picnic (Pig Roast), Sunday, September 9th (1:00pm to 5:30pm) at the St. Andrew Grove & Party Center (7700 Hoertz Rd, Parma, OH). Advance sale of tickets only: $20.00 (adult),... St. Andrew's ChurchEVERYONE IS INVITED! St. Andrew 40th Anniversary Parish Picnic (Pig Roast), Sunday, September 9th (1:00pm to 5:30pm) at the St. Andrew Grove & Party Center (7700 Hoertz Rd, Parma, OH). Advance sale of tickets only: $20.00 (adult),...



"Ancestral Voices"

2007-06-11T04:27:54Z

Ancestral Voices by MN2 Productions MN2 Productions presents "Ancestral Voices", an original dance-theatre piece based on the poetry of Oleksander Oles, Lesia Ukrainka, Taras Shevchenko and Mykhailo Drai-Khmara (translated by Nadia Tarnawsky and Helene Turkewicz-Sanko) When and where: June 2,... Ancestral Voices by MN2 Productions MN2 Productions presents "Ancestral Voices", an original dance-theatre piece based on the poetry of Oleksander Oles, Lesia Ukrainka, Taras Shevchenko and Mykhailo Drai-Khmara (translated by Nadia Tarnawsky and Helene Turkewicz-Sanko) When and where: June 2,...



Tremont Walk for Chornobyl

2007-06-28T15:32:15Z

Dear Sir/Madame, On April 26, 1986, Ukraine and the Earth endured the worst nuclear disaster in history, a disaster which spewed out radioactive fallout many times that of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Two decades have passed, and the effects... Dear Sir/Madame, On April 26, 1986, Ukraine and the Earth endured the worst nuclear disaster in history, a disaster which spewed out radioactive fallout many times that of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Two decades have passed, and the effects...



Ukrainian Museum-Archives Hosts Jacques Hnizdovsky Exhibit

2007-06-20T05:20:58Z

Jacques Hnizdovsky is arguably the most recognized Ukrainian artist in the world today, not only because his works are in hundreds, if not thousands of private collections, art museums and galleries, but also because his distinctive style of wood cuts... Jacques Hnizdovsky is arguably the most recognized Ukrainian artist in the world today, not only because his works are in hundreds, if not thousands of private collections, art museums and galleries, but also because his distinctive style of wood cuts...



Ukrainian Museum Featured on NBC website and 30 Rock Show

2007-04-24T18:25:30Z

In a recent episode of NBC's 30 Rock, Liz mulls over a move from New York to Cleveland. On the show's website, a colorful map of Cleveland is featured along with directions to our very own Ukrainian Museum-Archives . We... In a recent episode of NBC's 30 Rock, Liz mulls over a move from New York to Cleveland. On the show's website, a colorful map of Cleveland is featured along with directions to our very own Ukrainian Museum-Archives . We...



Ruslana Lyzhychko to speak at Woodrow Wilson Center

2007-03-29T22:44:13Z

Ruslana Lyzhychko, Member of Parliament of Ukraine, composer and Enterntainer to speak at Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC Co-sponsored by the US-Ukraine Foundation and the Children of Chornobyl Relief and Development Fund. According to Human Rights Watch, "Ukraine is... Ruslana Lyzhychko, Member of Parliament of Ukraine, composer and Enterntainer to speak at Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC Co-sponsored by the US-Ukraine Foundation and the Children of Chornobyl Relief and Development Fund. According to Human Rights Watch, "Ukraine is...



First Time in Washington DC: An Unprecedented Slavic Festival That Brings All Slavic Nations Together

2007-03-29T22:34:34Z

Slavic Spring Festival in WashingtonWASHINGTON, DC - On March 31st, the Slavic Cultural Festival Committee (SCFC) of the George Washington University will be hosting the first Slavic Spring Festival in Washington DC. This celebration of Slavic culture and history, a... Slavic Spring Festival in WashingtonWASHINGTON, DC - On March 31st, the Slavic Cultural Festival Committee (SCFC) of the George Washington University will be hosting the first Slavic Spring Festival in Washington DC. This celebration of Slavic culture and history, a...



A River Runs Through Us

2007-05-16T16:46:33Z

A River Runs Through Us It was early summer 2006 in Bethesda, MD when my friend Sreehari (Sree) and I left work in Washington DC and decided to get some Indian food and catch a movie. As technology consultants, we... A River Runs Through Us It was early summer 2006 in Bethesda, MD when my friend Sreehari (Sree) and I left work in Washington DC and decided to get some Indian food and catch a movie. As technology consultants, we...