The Plan of Events at the National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial” on the Holodomor Victims Remembrance Day – 2017

15 November 2017

On November 25, 2017, on Saturday, Ukraine and the whole democratic world will commemorate the 7 million victims of the Holodomor, the genocide of the Ukrainian nation committed by the communist Soviet government in 1932-1933. On the territory of the Holodomor Victims Memorial (Kiev, Lavrska Street 3) there will be sorrowful events involving the state officials, representatives of all religious minorities, the public, the media and guests of the capital. The official events will begin at 14.00, at 16:00 a nationwide moment and the action “Light a candle” will be announced.


November, 16

Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00     


International Scientific-Practical Conference “Problems of the Holodomor Study in the XXI Century:

figures, sources, conclusions” Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,

Kyiv, Volodymyrska street, 60, room. 355)


November, 16

Thursday, 13.00-15.00



Meeting with the Holodomor witnesses – Mykola Onyshchenko, Zinovii Maslo and Tamara Bedrenko

(National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”, Kyiv, Lavrska Street, 3) – for representatives

of mass media and the public, with the participation of schoolchildren in Kyiv


November, 17

Friday, 12.00 – 14.00     


Open master-class on making candles “Let’s not extinguish a candle of memory”

(National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”, Kyiv, Lavrska Street, 3) – for schoolchildren from Kyiv,

with the participation of mass media.


November, 21

Tuesday, 19.00 – 21.00


Participation in the concert organization “Khoral Immortality. Maidan-Evolution”

at the National Philharmonic of Ukraine (Kyiv, Volodymyrskyi Uzviz, 2)

November, 22

Wednesday, 14.00 



Opening of the museum exhibition “The broken circle” together with Museum of Book and Printing of Ukraine, National Historical Library of Ukraine,

Central State CinePhotoPhono Archives of Ukraine named after H. Pshenychnyi (TsDKFFA of Ukraine), Rylsky Institute of Art Studies, Folklore and Ethnology,

The national center of folk culture “Ivan Honchar Museum”, The Central State Archives of Supreme Bodies of Power and Government of Ukraine,

State Archives of Vinnytsia Region (National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”, Kyiv, Lavrska Street, 3)







November, 25



Holodomor Remembrance Day (National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”, Kyiv, Lavrska Street, 3)


November, 29

Wednesday, 14.00


The presentation of documentary by Norwegian director Swain Beckendale “Opening Ukraine. The sad story”

(National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”, Kyiv, Lavrska Street, 3)


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