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  1. May 20, 2018: Vikings and Cossacks in the Carpathians? — May 8, 2018
  2. November 19th in Bridgeport: Winter in the Carpathians — November 3, 2017
  3. Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 5, 2017 in Connecticut — July 12, 2017
  4. Pysanky, March 12th in Bridgeport — February 17, 2017
  5. Just re-published: Simeon Pyzh’s 1938 “Short History of Carpathian Rus'” — October 27, 2016

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  2. Lemkovyna: A History of the Lemko Region published — 6 comments
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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

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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