Echoes of Chornobyl, Friday, April 22, 2016, 7:30pm at
Join us on Earth Day 2016 in remembering Chornobyl, not only as a place of disaster 30 years ago, but as a place of life, where the land and its people lived, sang, and loved. It’s an evening of storytelling and remembering: Echoes of Chornobyl.
Special guests include:
Ukrainian Villages Voices from New York City will be performing ancient Polissyan songs from the Chornobyl Songs Project
Marichka Marczyk (Lemon Bucket Orkestra) and Alena Liavonchanka recounting a childhood altered by history through photo & song
Angela Bischoff (Ontario Clean Air Alliance) and Jose Etcheverry, PhD. (York University) speaking about nuclear energy in Ontario
Alex Belyakov, Ph.D. answering questions about Chornobyl (http://fromchernobyltofukushima.com/)
also: special Polissyan songs by Belarussian folk group Javarovy Ludzi and KalynDar, and refreshments prepared by Kosa Kolektiv
Our sister organization, Kosa Kolektiv, is hosting their the 3rd Annual Winter Folk Fair, to be held at St. Vladimir Institute at 620 Spadina Ave, on Sunday, December 13th, 2015!
Winter Folk Fair is a full day event and community gathering featuring artisans, vendors, musicians and singers who have come together to share the holiday spirit!
KalynDar will be performing from 2:30-3:30 pm.
Along with us and other musicians entertaining throughout the day, their will also be an Artisan Market, Local Food, Singing Workshop, Crafting Workshop, Puppet Show, Art Gallery & Short Film Programme!
The fair is open to the public at 11 am to 5 pm.
$5 with Raffle Ticket
For more info visit the FB event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1512720465718170/