In Rome and Prague honored the memory of Holodomor victims in Ukraine

About a hundred Ukrainians gathered on November 27 in the centre of Rome, near the Pantheon, to commemorate the anniversary of the famine — genocide of the Ukrainian people. It is reported on his page in Facebook the coordinator of the organizing Committee Evromaydan Rome Oles Gorodetsky.

In Prague, held a funeral procession in memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine

In the beginning of the event, father Marco Semegen, Chairman of the Society of Saint Sophia, held a service for the innocent victims of the Holodomor accompanied by a choir of seminarians of the Pontifical College of St. Josaphat.

Then with the word addressed by the Ukrainian Ambassador to Italy Yevhen Perelygin, who thanked everyone for their participation and noted that those responsible for the famine and for today’s war in Ukraine were and are in the Kremlin.

Following the speakers, telling of the atrocities of the Holodomor, stressed that the aim of the genocide was the destruction of the Ukrainian people: its history, culture, and Church.

In his speech, Professor of the University of Milan, President of Italian Association of Ukrainian studies, Giovanna Brogi noted that came to support the Ukrainian people and believes that just as he was revived after the horrors of famine, he is now. She also spoke about the latest work of Italian scientists of Ukraine.

Ukrainian Banderishka from Rome Love Zubko executed some works for the bandura.

The activist community of Faith Spider told the audience about the famine in English. During the action were distributed to all present a special issue of «Public messenger», which contains a lot of material about the genocide of Ukrainians in the Italian language.

Participants also collected 95 euros to help two patients: 50 Euro will be transferred to Tatiana Yurchik, which is waiting for a kidney transplant, and 50 — Galina from Lviv, which is struggling with cancer.

A memorial event was organized by the Christian society of Ukrainians in Italy and the organizing Committee Evromaydan Rome.

In Prague, held a funeral procession in memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine

In the Czech capital Prague on Sunday, November 27, held a rally dedicated to the Day of memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine. As reports «Radio Liberty», the funeral procession was joined by representatives of the Ukrainian community and the employees of the Ukrainian Embassy in the Czech Republic.

The participants observed a minute of silence for the victims of the Great famine, lit oil lamps and candles.

The organizer of the meeting was the international Association «Ukrainian Freedom».

Recall that the Day of memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine, set on the fourth Saturday of November. This year the candles of remembrance for the victims of the Holodomor lit on November 26.




In Rome and Prague honored the memory of Holodomor victims in Ukraine 28.11.2016

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