Sculpture of the Holodomor Memorial was installed near the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

Source : 112 Ukraine

Dedication of the Holodomor Memorial, established Columbia in the very heart of the U.S., is scheduled for November 7, 2015
11:15, 5 August 2015

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On August 4, 2015 the sculpture of the Holodomor Memorial was installed in the very heart of Washington, DC near the U.S. Capitol, states the press service of Embassy of Ukraine in the U.S. The event was attended by Valeriy Chaly, Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA, Larysa Kurylas, Artist, Michael Sawkiw, U.S. Committee for Ukrainian Holodomor Genocide Awareness 1932-1933, Mary Katherine Lanzillotta, Hartman-Cox Architects, as well as representatives of Forrester Construction Company and Laran Bronze Foundry.
In 2006, U.S.Congress authorized the Government of Ukraine to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia to honor the victims of the manmade famine that occurred in Ukraine in 1932–1933.
Since 2006 the Government of Ukraine, in close cooperation with the Ukrainian community, has worked on the implementation of this project.
Dedication of the Holodomor Memorial is scheduled for November 7, 2015, as stated in the report.
The world's first monument to the victims of the Holodomor-Genocide in Ukraine 1932-33 was established in 1983 in Canada, Edmonton, AB. Besides numerous Ukrainian cities, there are also monuments near Chicago Illinois (USA), Winsdor (Ontario, Canada), Calgary (Canada), Winnipeg (Canada).

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