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Holodomor’s 83rd anniversary: 32 countries to hold solemn ceremonies
08:32, 23 November 2016
Holodomor’s 83rd anniversary: 32 countries to hold solemn ceremonies

The memory of those starved to death during the Great Famine of 1932-1933 is honored annually on the last Saturday of November

08:32, 23 November 2016

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This weekend, the solemn events, ceremonies and meetings will take place worldwide to honor those who deceased during the Holodomor, or the Great Famine in Ukraine, which took place in 1932-1933.

According to the Ukrainian Institute of the National Memory, 32 countries will join the events. Canada, for instance, already holds the week of nationwide events, most of them organized and supported by the Congress of Ukrainians in Canada; students of the University of Alberta opened an exhibition dedicated to the tragic episode of the Ukrainian history. The federal parliament of Canada will also hold solemn events on November 29. 

Ukraine and other countries pay tribute to those who perished during the Holodomor annually, on the last Saturday of November.   

Related: US solidary with Ukraine in honoring memory of Holodomor victims

Related: Poroshenko visited the Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Related: Ukraine honours the memory of millions victims of Holodomor

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