CHORNOBYL: 25 ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATED

17.10.11



Pupils from Manchester's Ukrainian Language School recited poems and sang during the commemoration

A national commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Chornobyl catastrophe took place at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Manchester on Saturday.  

Organised by the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, the commemoration included an ecumenical Service of Remembrance for victims of the disaster, choral and poetry recitals, film clips and addresses by the Ukrainian Ambassador, Volodymyr Khandogiy, Visiting Professor in Epidemiology at Manchester University, Richard Wakeford and AUGB President, Zenko Lastowiecki.

A full report will appear in this week's issue of Dumka.

 



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