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  1. Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 4, 2018 in Connecticut — July 19, 2018
  2. Lemko Rusalya Picnic, July 1st in Hartsdale, New York — June 4, 2018
  3. May 20, 2018: Vikings and Cossacks in the Carpathians? — May 8, 2018
  4. November 19th in Bridgeport: Winter in the Carpathians — November 3, 2017
  5. Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 5, 2017 in Connecticut — July 12, 2017

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  1. New map of Lemkovyna available — 9 comments
  2. Lemkovyna: A History of the Lemko Region published — 6 comments
  3. Kečera Folk Ensemble touring USA this September — 4 comments
  4. Losie Kermesh 2013 — 4 comments

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Easter greetings, 2016

Happy Easter to all our members and friends. Христос воскрес! Воістинно воскрес! (The illustration is from the front page of the April 12, 2002, issue of our newsletter “Karpatska Rus’”).

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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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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A mid-Spring Carpatho-Rusyn gathering

Where does Nikola Tesla’s extended family live? Did the prime minister of Albania ever come to Connecticut? What effect did Remington Arms, Colt Manufacturing, and Winchester Repeating Arms have on our Lemko and Rusyn communities? Where was the first “hufli” in the United States held?  How many Eastern Orthodox churches are there in Connecticut? Oriental Orthodox? …

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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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Merry Christmas!

To all our members and friends, Merry Christmas! Христос Раждається! Славіте Єго!

Kečera Folk Ensemble touring USA this September

The “Kečera” Folk Ensemble from the Lemko vllage of Jakubany (Rusyn: Якубяны/Iakubianŷ) in Slovakia is making their first tour of America! Jakubany has a rich cultural heritage, including distinctive folklore, music, dance and costume. The villagers of Jakubany developed these traditions based on their relationships with the forests, pastures and mountains that surround them. In …

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Thalerhof Memorial Day August 9th

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