The Ukrainian community in the USA commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor genocide
The Ukrainian community in the USA commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor-genocide of 1932-1933. Commemorative events were held under the slogan "Holodomor Then, Genocide Now, Justice...When?..", organized by the Ukrainian Congressional Committee of America (UCCA).
In particular, on November 19 in New York, a crowded Walk of Remembrance was held through the streets of the city from the Ukrainian Church of St. George in lower Manhattan to St. Patrick's Cathedral, where the Cathedral Memorial Service was held in honor of the victims of the Holodomor-genocide in Ukraine in 1932-33. Memorial service was accompanied by the "Dumka" choir led by the conductor and team leader Vasyl Grechynskyi, reports the Consulate General of Ukraine in New York.
Together with Metropolitan Antony and Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak, US Senator Charles Schumer, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Ambassador Serhiy Kyslytsia, Mykhailo Savkiv from UCCA, as well as the representative of the US Mission to the UN Andrew Weinstein addressed those present in the Cathedral with speeches.
"The meeting in St. Patrick's Cathedral of Ukrainian soldiers-defenders, who are undergoing rehabilitation and treatment in the USA, with Nadiya Severyn, one of the there are now few Ukrainian men and women who survived the Holodomor genocide," the post notes.