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St. Nicholas Cathedral School: Modernity meets Tradition
2 years ago

St. Nicholas Cathedral School: Modernity meets Tradition

By  •  Chicago, En

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Ukrainian Village, St. Nicholas Cathedral has been a community center for as long as it has been a school. Built at the end of World War II by Ukrainian immigrants determined to pass down their culture, the school has always had a strong hold on the hearts of those tied to their mother country. READ ARTICLE

Majority of Ukrainians View Their Country As an Inclusive Place
2 years ago

Majority of Ukrainians View Their Country As an Inclusive Place

By  •  Ukraine, En

This is because both countries, as well as Belarus, claim the Medieval principality known as Kyivian Rus as their cultural heritage. This commonality has worked to foster both cooperation and conflict between these two neighbors, and in certain areas, has created an ambiguity that seems to blur the lines separating the two. Read article

Play on, Bandura!
2 years ago

Play on, Bandura!

By  •  Chicago, En

On Saturday, December 6th, the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus visited St. Joseph parish with a Christmas concert fundraiser. Under the direction of maestro Oleh Mahlay, the concert took place inside the church on the solea in front of the iconostas. Read article

What it means to be Ukrainian in America
2 years ago

What it means to be Ukrainian in America

By  •  Chicago, En

In the last few years, I have been fortunate enough to have an opportunity to examine my Ukrainian identity, and really discover my identity as an American while at it. I do realize that being descended two generations from second-wave immigrants, I am one of only a handful of my demographic who have held on to their culture, scores of which only hold on to their heritage by going to ‘babcha’s’ cute house on Christmas eve with her funny little ‘old country’ ways.

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