Andriana and Osyp Slavych

Andriana and Osyp Slavych

Lviv oblast – Edmonton * Shumka Ukrainian Dancers Andriana and Osyp Slavych shared this story with us along with a beautiful poem. “We are new to Canada, we came here a year ago, on June 8, 2022. Osyp is 12 and Andriana is 13. We both are students of St. Theresa...
Dmytro Kyianytsia

Dmytro Kyianytsia

Kyiv – Hamilton * Ukrainian Youth Association of Canada (CYM), Hamilton Branch Dmytro Kyianytsia shared the following story. “I arrived in Canada from Kyiv on June 19, 2022, with my mother and sister. Three months later our father joined us. We settled in Hamilton,...
Sofiia Baranovska

Sofiia Baranovska

Nova Kakhovka – Regina * Chaban Ukrainian Dance Association Sofiia Baranovska shared her story as follows. “I am from the especially beautiful and ever-blossoming city Nova Kakhovka, Kherson oblast (province) in the southern part of Ukraine. My hometown has been...
Kutsyi Family

Kutsyi Family

Sarny – Edmonton * Plast Ukrainian Youth Association, Edmonton Branch The Kutsyi Family shared its story as written below. “We are the Kutsyi family – Oleksandr and Inna with five energetic children, Evelina, Iliia, Anna, David, and Mariia, who arrived in Edmonton in...
Olena and Vitalii Brahin

Olena and Vitalii Brahin

Zaporizhzhia – Calgary * Tryzub Ukrainian Dancers Olena and Vitalii Brahin arrived in Canada from Zaporizhzhia with their two children in June 2022. Prompted to leave by the first fire at the nuclear power plant in their home city, they arrived in Calgary to a warm...
Nazar Lozynskyy

Nazar Lozynskyy

Lviv – Toronto * Vesnivka Women’s Choir Nazar Lozynskyy arrived in Toronto, Ontario, on August 10, 2022, from Lviv, Ukraine. A professional musician and conductor, Nazar sang in the Dudaryk Men’s Choir in Lviv and later became its head choirmaster. He came to Canada...