On Earth Day, join us in remembering Chornobyl, not only as a place of disaster 30 years ago, but as a place of life, where the land and its people lived, sang, and loved.
Kosa Kolektiv invites you to join in an afternoon of storytelling and remembering: Echoes of Chornobyl.
with special guests Ukrainian Villages Voices from New York City, performing ancient Polissyan songs from the Chornobyl Songs Project
Marichka Marczyk (Lemon Bucket Orkestra) and Alena Liavonchanka recounting a childhood altered by history through photo & song
Alex Belyakov, Ph.D. (http://fromchernobyltofukushima.com/) answering questions about Chornobyl
Angela Bischoff (Ontario Clean Air Alliance) and Jose Etcheverry, PhD. (York University) speaking about nuclear energy in Ontario
also: special Polissyan songs by Belarussian folk group Javarovy Ludzi and KalynDar, and special refreshments prepared by Kosa Kolektiv
Friday April 22
St. Vladimir Institute
620 Spadina Ave.
PWYC entrance ($10-20 donations welcome)
Refreshments and casual discussion to follow.
TTC accessible: 2 streetcar stops south of Spadina station
Free parking at rear (entrance off Harbord St.)
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