86th Anniversary of the Holodomor Genocide

Announcement 14 November 2019

1932–1933. Ukraine.Soviet Union commits the largest crime of genocide of Ukrainians. More than 7 million victims. Abandoned villages and collective psychological trauma of those who survived.

Nowadays Ukraine is an independent state, and we, its nation, choose the way our country will go to the future. However, only by knowing the history, investigating and analyzing it can we resist hatred, protect human rights and avert any manifestations of intolerance.

National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide is a center of the Holodomor victims commemoration and the only museum of the genocide of Ukrainians. It prepared educationsl, expositional, and scholal progect devoted to the 86th anniversary of the crime.

November 4–6, Tirana, Albania — participation of the Holodomor Museum in annual meeting of the Plaform of Europan Memory and Conscience.

November 5, 13:00, Dmytro Yavornytskyi Dnipropetrovsk National Historical Museum — presentation of photo exhibition “Voices from across the Ocean”.

November 5 and 12, 13:00, the Holodomor Museum — educational lessons “Looking into the History through Photos” for students of 5–8 grades.

November 5, 13:00, Khmelnytskyi National University — lecture on the Holodomor and presentation within the project “Books for 100 Libraries and Universities anf Ukraine”.

November 6, 13:00, Chemerivtsi District Department of Education (Khmelnytskyi region) — workshop for shool teachers of history and geography, presentation of the books within the project “Books for 100 Libraries and Universities anf Ukraine”.

November 7, 13:00, Institute of Postgraduate Education (city of Khmelnytskyi) — workshop for secondary school teachers of history of Khmelnytskyi region.

November 7, 15:00, the Holodomor Museum — presentation of the exhibition of the participants of Children’s Art Contest “MEMORY OF THE FUTURE”, devoted to the 86th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932–33 in Ukraine and rewarding its winners (in partnership with Charitable Fund for Holodomor Victims Memorial Development). The works of talented children can be seen in the Hall of Memory from November 7 to November 23.

November 8, 12:30, Central Library of Dnipro District of Kyiv — presentation of the books within the project “Books for 100 Libraries and Universities anf Ukraine” and lecture on the Holodomor for students of 10–11 grades.

November 11, 12:30, Dmytro Kudriashov Library for Children (33 Solomianska Street, Kyiv)— presentation of the books within the project “Books for 100 Libraries and Universities anf Ukraine” and lecture on the Holodomor for students of 10–11 grades.

November 12, 12:00, Supreme Council of Ukraine — presentation of the exhibition “Holodomor: Destruction of Identity”.

November 13, 11:00–16:00, Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council — round table discussion on the Holodomor.

November 13–17, Dnipro City Council — exhibition “Holodomor: Destruction of Identity”.

November 14, 14:00, Holodomor Museum — presentation of the book Tintin. 20th Century Reposter in the Country of Soviets. Official opening. Lecture by Fedir Balandin “Tintin in Ukrainian. Cult Literary Hero as the Eyewitness of the Epoch”.

November 15, 13:00, Holodomor Museum — workshop for creating the commemorative badge for students of 5–8 grades.

November 15, 16:00, Holodomor Museum — presntation of the book Price of Truth. Gareth Jones. 

November 16, 13:00, Holodomor Museum — lecture by Oleksandr Irvanets “The Holodomor in the World Literature”.

November 18, 13:00, Holodomor Museum — meeting with the Holodomor eyewitness.

November 20, Museum of Memory of Siberia (Bialystok, Poland) — presentation of the exhibition “We Were Killed Because We Were Ukrainians”.

November 20, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv — conference on the Holodomor “Problem of Existantial Choice during the Holodomor Genocide”.

November 20, 14:00, Holodomor Museum — lecture by Yurko Pozaiak “Who Are You, Tintin?”.

November 21, 13:00, Holodomor Museum — lecture by professor Abdel Nour “Lessons of Lebanese Big Famine of 1914–1918”.

November 21, city of Vinnytsia — workshop for teachers of history of city and region.

November 22, 12:00, Holodomor Museum — presentation of the new movie for the Hall of Memory “I Will Remember Them”.

November 22, Museum of Memory of Siberia (Bialystok, Poland) — participation of the researchers of the museum in panel discussion “On the Limits in Contemporary Museum Message”.

November 22, 14:00, Holodomor Museum — lecture by Ivan Riabchii “Frankophone Literature as Eyewitness of Ukrainian History”.

November 23, 16:00, Holodomor Museum — All-Ukrainian campaign “Light the Candle of Memory”.

November 23, 16:30, Holodomor Museum — musical evening “Looking for the Grain of Truth” from The Telnyuk Sisters.

November 23, 18:30, Holodomor Museum performance “Kontra” by Kyiv theatre “Veritas”.

November 24, 16:00, Holodomor Museum performance “Kontra” by Kyiv theatre “Veritas”.

November 26, Holodomor Museum presentation of the exhibition of vytynankas by Daria Alyoshkina “Lace of Memory”. The exhibition will be opened until January 10, 2020.

November 29, 14:00, Holodomor Museum lecture by Yehor Oliesov “Jones or Tintin? History of the eyewitnesses”.

November 30, 14:00, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty of History) presentation of the Holodomor Museum and the Holodomor Research Institute on the festival “LEGIO Historica V”.

December 5, 14:00, Holodomor Museum lecture by Oles Sanin “‘Guide’ and Its Time”.

Th program can be changed. Follow our announcements on the web, and also on our social media.

The museumoffers interactive tours and lessons on the Holodomor history, and workshops.

Choose your own way of Holodomor victims commemoration and become the part of national effort:

  • Pass the memories of the Holodomor survivors, information about the mass graves of the Holodomor victims and children’s shelters in 1932–1933, and the Holodomor victims’ names to the museum.
  • Every institution can temporarily exhibit one of the Holodomor Museum exhibitions.
  • Join the Holodomor Victims Remembrance Day on November 23, 2019, as the volunteer on the territory of the National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide.
  • Help the museum to spread the information about the Holodomor: press Like on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube pages; share the information about the Holodomor and the museum, about your own events to the 86th anniversary of the Holodomor with hashtags #Голодомор #Holodomor #Голодомор86 #Holodomor86 #МузейГолодомору #HolodomorMuseum

While preparing your own events to the 86th anniversary of the Holodomor, check the web site of the Holodomor Museum.