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  1. November 19th in Bridgeport: Winter in the Carpathians — November 3, 2017
  2. Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 5, 2017 in Connecticut — July 12, 2017
  3. Pysanky, March 12th in Bridgeport — February 17, 2017
  4. Just re-published: Simeon Pyzh’s 1938 “Short History of Carpathian Rus'” — October 27, 2016
  5. Lemko Kermesh in Yonkers, NY October 23rd — September 29, 2016

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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

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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

Losie Kermesh 2013

The Losie Kermesh (picnic/celebration) is for Lemko descendants representing villages from the northern slope of the Carpathian Mountains in present-day Poland and formerly (until 1918) the province of Galicia, Austro-Hungarian empire, especially the villages of: Bielanka Blechnarka Brunary Czarna Dolina Hanczowa Jaszkowa Klimkowka Kunkowa Leszczyny Losie Nowica Petna Pryslop Ropki Snietnica Stawisza Uscie Ruskie Wawrzka …

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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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