For example, in a letter to Father Sawchuk in 1945, a mother, Evdokia Burianyk, wrote that two of her three sons (all members of SUMK (Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association
)) in the military, Vasyl and Yaroslaw, had written "that Father Sawchuk was like a true father [tak yak diisnyi ridnyi bat'ko]; it was rare to meet someone so committed to the war effort and to our Ukrainian Canadian servicemen!!" (LAC, UCSA Fond, MG 28, v 119, vol.
THE Ukrainian Youth Association
in Coventry celebrated their 65th anniversary with a concert, meal and ball.
In response, arsonists (reportedly from the Independent Ukrainian Youth Association
) destroyed an exhibition house of the Museum of Folk Architecture and Everyday Life in Lviv because it was the home of Mykola Ivanovich Kuznetsov, a Soviet partisan and hired assassin whose killing of German officers in World War II led to the execution of hundreds of innocent Ukrainian civilians in reprisal.
Later in the day members of the Ukrainian Youth Association
upheld a 60-year tradition by visiting Ukrainian families across the city to sing carols and offer seasonal greetings.
Lapchuk, Secretary of State's Office (brief prepared by the National Executive Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association
Maria Dzula, 52, chairs the Ukrainian Youth Association
Members of the Ukrainian Youth Association
will later go carol singing.
Anna Matwijiwskyi, of the Ukrainian Youth Association
, said: "This are really important to us because it means we can see each other's cultures and share experiences.
During the weeks before Easter, Ukrainian Youth Association
members attended courses at the Ukrainian Social Club in Leicester Causeway, Hillfields.
Afterwards children from the Ukrainian Youth Association
performed one of the group's traditions by visiting Ukrainian families through the city and singing their native carols.
The workshop was hosted by the Ukrainian Youth Association
at their school in Leicester Causeway, Foles-hill.
Maria Dzula, a teacher, said: "After the Christmas mass, members of the Ukrainian Youth Association
visited Ukrainian families through the city and sang carols in our native language.