Ukrainian communities of Canada join international action to commemorate Holodomor victims

Ukrainian communities of Canada join international action to commemorate Holodomor victims

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Ukrainian communities in many Canadian cities joined the international action “Light a candle of remembrance” dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine.

"On September 21-24, 2018, Canada joined the international action ‘Light a candle of remembrance.’ The Ukrainian Canadian Congress and Ukrainian centers held the commemorative events in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, St. Catharines, Toronto, Saskatoon, Montreal, Oakville and Winnipeg," the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine reports.

Ukrainian community in Calgary

Ukrainian community in Niagara Falls, Ontario Province

Ukrainian community in Winnipeg

The Ukrainian communities in Canada organized memorial services for the dead, arranged thematic exhibitions and carried out special educational events.

On September 1, 85 days before the Holodomor remembrance day, Ukraine and the world began to honor the victims who died during the genocide of 1932-1933.

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