Philadelphians to mark Ukraine's independence
PHILADELPHIA - The Community Committee to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the independence of Ukraine in Philadelphia invites all Ukrainians to join in celebrations of the anniversary, which will be held on Saturday, August 23, at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center, 700 Cedar Road, Jenkintown, Pa., and on Sunday, August 24, at the Ukrainian Sports Center Tryzubivka, located on County Line and Lower State Roads in Horsham, Pa.
The commemorative program at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center will include a keynote address by the Ukrainian ambassador to the United Nations, Anatolii Zlenko; and performance by the Prometheus male choir, the Cheremosh dance ensemble and singer Lesia Hrabova, beginning at 6 p.m.
However, the community is invited to come at 5 p.m. in order to see an interesting film about a military parade and a song and dance concert held in Kyiv on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of Ukraine's independence. The master of ceremonies will be Volodymyr Karpynych. After the program all attendees are invited for a snack to be served in the UECC Gallery. Admission: $10.
The second day of this commemorative weekend celebrating the sixth anniversary of independent Ukraine will take place at Tryzubivka in Horsham, Pa. The program will feature: the Voloshky Dance Ensemble, Lvivyany Music Ensemble, and singer Ms. Hrabova, dancing to live music, a moonwalk for children, arts, crafts, souvenirs, excellent food and refreshments. The festivities begin at 1 p.m. Irena Yakoblak will serve as master of ceremonies. Admission: $8 per person; children up to age 12, free.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, August 10, 1997, No. 32, Vol. LXV
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