During a Western Canadian “roadshow” tour National Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod visited Edmonton and Calgary to present Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to 6 members of the Ukrainian community, and to deliver a “state of the hromada” address. Just prior to his arrival, he spoke by telephone from his office in Toronto with World FM Program Director Roman Brytan. Topics covered include controversial plans for the Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg to not honour promises made regarding interpretive content, and priorities for the upcoming Trienniel UCC Congress in Toronto in November.
Excerpts of Divine Liturgy celebrated at midnight on Julian Easter, May 5, 2013 at St. John’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Edmonton. Celebrated by His Grace Ilarion, Bishop of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy, Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada. Recorded and broadcast exclusively by 101.7 World FM.
During a recent visit to Edmonton, President of Ukrainian World Coordinating Council, Mykhailo Ratushny, discusses current political crises and trends in Ukraine. He also analyzes the role of the diaspora in influencing policies and politics in Ukraine. Interview conducted in May, 2013, in Ukrainian.
A shot of our location at the Chinese Lunar New Year at West Edmonton Mall – February 9-10, 2013.
Here are some pics from the OIlers Home Opener, including the Jersey Ice Sculptures and the opening ceremonies.
UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS RADIO SPECIALS
HAPPY NEW YEARS! Well not quite yet but we decided to celebrate a little early with the best of 2012. Tonight we take you on a musical journey throughout the year featuring all the universal hits across the globe. We have an absolutely stacked show full of incredible artists such as Zedd, Matthew Koma, Calvin Harris, Ne-Yo, Wisin y Yandel, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Pitbull, Usher, Daddy Yankee, Hardwell, Danny Romero, Nicky Romero, NERVO, Felix Cartal, Rivero, Capitan Kidd, Ellie Goulding, Dirty South, Ruben Haze, Alesso, Juan Magan, Swedish House Mafia, Porter Robinson… Is that enough? Well, that’s not all. We also have music from Deadmau5, Avicii, David Guetta, Tiesto, Wolfgang Gartner, Luciana, Danny Avila, Mike Manfredo, Florence And The Machine, Afrojack, Thomas Gold and last but not least Martin Solveig, Zion y Lennox, Arcangel, RKM y Ken-Y, Dada Life, Xriz y Juanlu Navarro, Aloy, Fedde le Grand, Bingo Players and Armin Van Buuren. If your unfamiliar with some of these names, now is the time to get to know them as they are some of the biggest artists in the Electronic Dance Music, Electro Latino and Urban music scenes. Thank you to all for inviting us into your lives every weekend. Gracias! It’s been an amazing year.