Heritage Events Podcast


Forum in Commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of the Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine 1932-1933

Opening Remarks - Lee Edwards, Ph.D., The Heritage Foundation Introduction & Greetings - Michael Sawkiw, Jr., Chairman, U.S. Holodomor Committee - MC Prayer for the Victims of the Ukrainian Holodomor-Genocide His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the USA His Excellency John Bura, Auxiliary Bishop, Philadelphia Archeparchy of the Ukrainian Catholic Church Introduction - H.E. Valeriy Chaly, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States of America Keynote Remarks H.E. Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Welcome remarks - H.E. Wess Mitchell, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Special Addresses The Honorable Rob Portman (R-OH), sponsor of Holodomor Resolution S.Res.435 The Honorable Sander Levin (D-MI), sponsor of Holodomor Resolution H.Res.931 The Honorable Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), co-chair – Congressional Ukrainian Caucus The Honorable Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), co-chair – Congressional Ukrainian Caucus The Honorable Andy Harris, MD (R-MD), co-chair – Congressional Ukrainian Caucus (invited) *(All U.S. Senators, Congressmen, and Department of State representative confirming their attendance will deliver brief greetings) BREAK (5:15 – 5:30) Presentation of mini-documentary When We Starve Lida Buniak, Ph.D., Documentary Co-producer Anne Applebaum, Author, The Red Famine (Video address) Presentation - Uncounted since 1932 Ukrainian Leadership Academy Video address – Myroslav Marynovych, Ph.D., Rector, Ukrainian Catholic University (invited) Closing Remarks - Lee Edwards, Ph.D., The Heritage Foundation Reception of bread and water in symbolic remembrance of those who perished Prometheus Chorus – Philadelphia, PA (TBC)

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