NATIONAL MARCH of REMEMBRANCE - UKRAINIAN GENOCIDE of 1932-1933
TAKING PART IN THE MARCH?
HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW …
When to Assemble
Saturday, November 17th at 11am (no later than 11:30am)
Where to Assemble
On 7th Street in front of St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church (between
Second and Third Avenues) in New York City. The street will be closed to
If you're being dropped off, do so on the adjacent avenues. Buses should
have this sign posted in the window: UKRAINIAN GENOCIDE MARCH. After
drop-off, buses may park near St. Patrick’s Cathedral on 50th Street
between 5th and 6th Avenues.
If you're using public transportation (recommended), take the #6 train
to Astor Place or the R or W to 8th Street/Broadway. Bus routes: M15
(closest), M101, M102, M103, M1, M2, M3, M8.
When to Be There
No later than 11:30 a.m., as the March begins promptly at 11:45 a.m.
What to Wear
Traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts and blouses may be worn with
clothing that is appropriate for this somber occasion. Members of
Ukrainian youth organizations (Plast and CYM) are asked to wear
Ukrainian embroidered shirts and blouses as well.
What to Expect
The March will proceed north along Third Avenue to 51st Street, then
turn west to Fifth Avenue, the location of St. Patrick's Cathedral. A
solemn Requiem Service will take place in the Cathedral from 2:00 to
What If I Can't Walk That Far?
You can still take part in the March! Assemble at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza
(885 Second Avenue at 47th Street) by 1:00 p.m., and you'll be able to
join in from that point onward.
PLEASE NOTE …
The NYPD has banned the use of wood or metal in signage and flags.
Placards will therefore be provided, although you are welcome to bring
small flags with plastic or similar supports.
JOIN THE NOV. 17 MARCH IN NEW YORK CITY – SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY WITH THE
10 MILLION INNOCENT VICTIMS OF THE HOLODOMOR
NATIONAL MARCH of REMEMBRANCE
TO HONOR the INNOCENT VICTIMS Of the
UKRAINIAN GENOCIDE of 1932-1933
One of the darkest pages in Ukraine’s history is the Genocide of
1932-1933, during which 10 million innocent victims were starved to
death through a deliberate Soviet policy to crush the nationally
conscious Ukrainian peasantry. The Ukrainian Genocide ranks among the
worst cases of man’s inhumanity towards man, and is perhaps the most
extreme example of the use of food as a weapon.
St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church (7th Street between 2nd and 3rd
Avenues, New York City)
March begins Promptly at 11:45AM
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Solemn Requiem Service at 2PM
THIS IS A NATIONAL EVENT TO commence the 75th Anniversary of the Holodomor!