Mirko Petriw (UCC – Vancouver)
The Rozhen brothers of Babylon 13 have returned from their triumphant cross-Canada tour showing Canadians, including PM Steven Harper, their documentary films of the Maidan Ukrainian Revolution, and the birth of a new Ukraine! It was the Lower Mainland’s generosity that launched the tour on July 1 and this will now be the site of the tour’s finale. Come to see their showing of 5 film clips onNovember 1, the historic anniversary of the November Uprising.
The November Uprising – Листопадовий Зрив: In the early morning hours of Nov. 1 1918 Ukrainian forces of the Austrian Army seized the city of Lviv, raised the blue and yellow flag on the city hall, seized telephone communications, the telegraph and the radio station, as well as the city’s train stations. As World War 1 was grinding to an end, the Western Ukrainian National Republic was born.
On the anniversary of this brilliantly coordinated lightning fast military operation, The Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Vancouver Branch invites you to an afternoon of films by the Babylon 13 team of video journalists. All the films have English soundtracks or subtitles. Video-journalists Andriy and Pylyp Rozhen will be available to answer questions or give interviews:
Event: The November Uprising – Листопадовий Зрив
Place: Ivan Franko Ukrainian Community Center (5311 Francis Rd., Richmond BC)
Time: Nov. 1 at 3pm
All the films have English soundtracks or subtitles. Video-journalists Andriy and Pylyp Rozhen will be available to answer questions or give interviews.
Public Transit: Canada Line Skytrian runs directly every 6 minutes from the Waterfront Station in Vancouver to the last station in Richmond
with no transfers, to Richmond-Brighouse Station, with a travel time of 25 minutes.
Bus route from there as follows: on Route: 410 Railway,. Nov 1: from – RICHMOND-BRIGHOUSE STN BAY 2 (at 2:06 p.m. and every 12 minutes) to SB RAILWAY AV AT FRANCIS RD. Travel time: 22 minutes., should arrive at this stop at 2:28 p.m.
Walk east across Railway Avenue to walk east on Francis Road about 250 metres to 5311 Francis Road, with a big sign for the Ukrainian Community Centre of Ivan Franko.
Please RSVP ([email protected]) to indicate that you are coming
Petriw, President UCC-VB