Category Archive: Announcements

Holy Thursday in Lemkovyna: a memory

I remember that day, Great Thursday. In the evening everyone went to church for the Passion of Christ. The church was full of people, some reciting psalms or reading from big books. The choir sang, beautifully, “The Glorious Disciples” and “The Wise Thief”. The priest read from the Gospel twelve times, and for each reading …

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Classic Christmas album available again

The Carpathian Institute has collaborated with the choir of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Windber, Pennsylvania, to re-release a classic Christmas recording on CD. “Christmas Hymns of the Carpatho-Russian People” includes many favorite and some lesser-known Carpatho-Rusyn Christmas carols. The price of $15 ($12 for Lemko Association members ordering on the member discount page) …

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Thalerhof Memorial and Kermesh Saturday, August 1st, 2015

The Lemko Association once again invites all members and friends to a day of remembrance and fellowship on Saturday, August 1st (rain date Saturday, August 8th), at our headquarters, 184 Old County Road, Higganum, Connecticut. At 11:00 am there will be a moleben (prayer service) and panakhida (service for the deceased) for those who lost …

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Lemko Russalya Picnic June 21st in Hartsdale, NY

Our friends at the CRA Center (Lemko Hall) invite everyone to a Lemko Russalya Picnic on Sunday, June 21st, 2015 at Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Road in Hartsdale, NY. Admission ($15.00 for 16 and over, $5.00 for ages 10-15, under 10 free) includes hamburgers, hot dogs, kolbasy, kapusta, salad, and dessert, plus beer, wine, …

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See “Changed by Thalerhof” on Youtube

A brand-new documentary film by John Righetti and Maria Silvestri about the internment of Lemkos in the first concentration camp in Europe is now available on YouTube. A must-see for all Lemkos and anyone interested in the Lemko Region and broader Galicia.

Thalerhof documentary premieres March 7th

It was the grand experiment in a European state: corralling its own citizens, viewing them as a threat. It had never been done before. There were no rules. People arrested, interned with no charges, hungry, sick, dying– because of who they were. A generation before Auschwitz! The first showing of the documentary film “Changed by …

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Rusyn flags available

At the request of several members, the Lemko Association has produced 3 by 5 foot Carpatho-Rusyn flags suitable for either indoor or outdoor use. The flags are made of good quality polyester and have brass grommets for mounting to a flagpole with rope (not included). The price, formerly $29 per flag, is now only $20 …

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“The Blue Lady of Sycamore Hill” published

Lemko Association members and friends should take note of a newly-published book, “The Blue Lady of Sycamore Hill”, by American author (and frequent visitor to Lemkovyna) Alvin Alexsi Currier. It tells the story of the appearance of Mary, the Mother of God, among the Lemko people, on Sycamore Hill (гора явор) near Wysowa in Lemkovyna. (Sycamore Hill …

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Lemkovyna: A History of the Lemko Region published

Published in 1969, Father Ioann Polianskii’s Istoriia Lemkovyny is the largest and most comprehensive history of Lemkos and their native region ever written po-nashomu— in the Lemko language. But it has never been available in English– until now! Thanks to years of effort by members, the Lemko Association has published Lemkovyna: A History of the …

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New map of Lemkovyna available

We have prepared and printed a new 24 by 36 inch, full color, 1:200,000 scale map of Lemkovyna, suitable for wall mounting or use as a reference. The map is noteworthy for showing many Lemko villages that no longer exist and are hard to find on other maps.         Here’s a small …

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