The day of memory of victims of Holodomor 2018: history and activities

День памяти жертв голодомора 2018: история и мероприятия

The sad memorable date in 2018 is celebrated on Saturday, November 24. This day is celebrated the memory of the dead during the famines of 1921-22 and 1932-33.

The day of memory of victims of Holodomor is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of November. In Ukraine at the state level every year to remember the dead began in 1998.

During the years of famine killed according to various estimates from 14 to 20 million people. In Ukraine every year to remember those victims, conducting commemorative events. In 2018, the Day of memory of famine victims fell on November 24.

The history of the memorial dates

Ukraine still struggling for the recognition of Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. People in our country have already been through the lean years.

For the first time in 1921-22 year famine swept the Volga region, southern Ural, Siberia, part of Kazakhstan, the Crimea and Ukraine. The second famine came to the territory of our country in 1932-33.

The “official version” of mass starvation are severe drought that destroyed the crops of grain. But there is plenty of irrefutable evidence that famine was artificially created by the Soviet authorities.

День памяти жертв голодомора 2018: история и мероприятия

The day of memory of victims of Holodomor 2018 / photo: google.com

According to statistics Popova 21-22 years old died of 5.2 million, other sources put the number at 7 million. In 1932-33 killed more people, the official data about 9 million, unofficial 13 million.

The day of memory of victims of Holodomor in Ukraine, on 26 November 1998. Over the next years he changed the name. In 2000, it was the Day of memory of victims of Holodomor and political repression, and since 2007 has become the Day of memory of famine victims.

In this day people hold memorabilia and themed events and moleben.

Events for the Day of memory of victims of Holodomor in Kiev 2018

Remembrance day in Kyiv will be lowered State flag of Ukraine on state institutions. Across the country and on TV will limit carrying out entertaining actions.

Traditionally on this day at 16:00 agreed to honor the fallen with a minute of silence and light a commemorative candle.

In Temples and churches held memorial services. A memorial service will be held in the memory Hall of the National Museum memorial of victims of Holodomor in Kiev. There will also be tours for children in order to inform the younger generation about the genocide of the Ukrainian people.

In the State archive of Kiev, the exhibition of archival documents “the Day of memory of victims of Holodomor 1932-1933 in Ukraine”. In addition, in Kiev, Ukraine, and planned lessons in memory, requiems, watching films and documentaries about the famines of 1921-22 and 1932-33.

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