The Chornobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. The detonation was caused by a systems test that was conducted by poorly-trained personnel. Human error led to the worst nuclear disaster in the world.
On Friday, April 20, 2018, Film at the Institute presented a North American Premiere of Legends of Carpathians. An action and history film about Oleksa Dovbush, a heroic outlaw with excellent fighting skills and a gift to predict the future.
This June “We Are One” has organized a volunteer trip to a small town in Central Ukraine. Their mission is to bring native English speakers to an English summer camp and work with students learning English as a second language. “We Are One” organization is searching for highly motivated volunteers who love to travel and are passionate about working with kids.
Today, April 17, we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Lubomyr Romankiw, an IBM digital pioneer and one of the most distinguished Ukrainian Institute’s members. As a 1986 IBM Fellow and researcher at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown
Did you know that a significant collection of Ukrainian books arrived at the New York Public Library? Ottendorfer Branch has received over one hundred contemporary titles in Ukrainian. Lyubka and Saramago, Izdryk and Modiano, LeGuin and Hawking, J K Rowling and Orwell are all together on the shelves of the first floor of a library where Brecht once spoke.
Art at the Institute, the visual arts programming division of The Ukrainian Institute of America, presented its first exhibition of the Spring season on Friday evening, March 23, with an opening reception introducing eloquent landscape paintings, titled
Immerse yourself in Ukrainian culture and unite with beautiful mountain surroundings. Camp dates: July 7 – 15, 2018.
Make sure you don’t miss the new film Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine, now playing at Manhattan’s Cinema Village through Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Art at the Institute was pleased to present Five Elements of War, an installation of multimedia artworks by Ukrainian artist-activists Daria Marchenko and Daniel Green depicting their critical commentary on and reaction to the recognized causes, turmoil and consequences of the ongoing Russian military aggression and war waged in eastern Ukraine.
The GoCamp project within GoGlobal initiative is calling for volunteers from all over the world to come to Ukraine and teach English, German or French to Ukrainian children at summer camps.