NICHOLAS KRAWCIW was born on November 28, 1935 in Lviv, Ukraine. During World War II, his family avoided advancing Soviet troops by moving west, eventually emigrating to the United States in 1949. As a youth, Nicholas grew up in a
The Ukrainian Institute of America congratulates its Artistic Director of Music at the Institute (MATI) Concert Series, Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv on receiving the HONORED ARTIST OF UKRAINE award. The Ukrainian government, on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Ukraine’s
Born in Ukraine on March 6, 1923, she lived her life with enthusiasm and happiness, filling it with laughter, music and dancing with family and a multitude of friends.
Today, May 30th, marks 134 years since the birth of Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964), the first Cubist sculptor.
Today, on May 25th, we are marking 132 years since the birth of Ihor Sikorsky
The latest nonfiction work from the Ukrainian filmmaker Serhiy Loznytsa State Funeral is now showing at Film Forum in New York and coming to curated streaming service MUBI on May 21. This astonishing archival vision of the Soviet Union in
Today, February 25, 2021 we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lesya Ukrainka, who was the foremost woman writer in Ukrainian literature and a leading figure in its modernist movement. She was also known as an activist for the advancement of political, civil and women’s rights.
Interested in learning Ukrainian? The Ukrainian Institute of America continues its online group course for beginners. Ten week course will start on February 2nd, 2021.
Vasyl Stus (1938-1985), a famous Ukrainian poet and publicist, one of the most active members of Ukrainian dissident movement. He spent 13 out of his 47 years in Soviet prison camps and died while on a hunger strike in prison.