Oct 17 2015
War in Ukraine: Influence on Culture and Society

War in Ukraine: Influence on Culture and Society

Presented by Utah Ukrainian Association at Union Building - University of Utah

Utah Ukrainian Association presents an annual Night For Ukraine event and fundraiser featuring distinguished guests from Ukraine who will discuss the outcomes of the Euromaidan revolution and subsequent war and great changes in the society as a result. The purpose of this event is to remind us about the value of life, the greatness of the human soul and the importance of freedom. The event will also include a film short, Spirit of Ukraine: at the crossroads of the millennium, followed by a Q&A session, a clip about reforms in Ukraine, Time to Be Different, and social with refreshments.

How did Ukraine and its people change after the Revolution of Dignity and subsequent war instigated and sponsored by Russia?

Does Ukraine have a chance to overcome the effects of war that has taken 8,000 lives, created 1.4 million of internally displaced refugees, destroyed infrastructure and created havoc in the economy?

Has the time finally arrived for Ukraine to disentangle itself from its Soviet past and become a successful democracy with a thriving economy?

What will it take to break free from Russia’s bloodstained authoritarian grip?

Learn about an amazing spirit of voluntarism, national pride and spiritual awakening and listen to heartfelt personal stories from distinguished guests straight from Ukraine.

Admission Info

FREE

Email: alyona.owens@gmail.com

Dates & Times

2015/10/17 - 2015/10/17

Location Info

Union Building - University of Utah

200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112