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Date registered: April 12, 2012

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  1. Carpatho-Rusyn food in Woodstock, Georgia October 13-14, 2018 — October 7, 2018
  2. Lemko Kermesh in Yonkers, Sunday, October 28, 2018 — September 20, 2018
  3. Thalerhof Day and picnic, August 4, 2018 in Connecticut — July 19, 2018
  4. Lemko Rusalya Picnic, July 1st in Hartsdale, New York — June 4, 2018
  5. May 20, 2018: Vikings and Cossacks in the Carpathians? — May 8, 2018

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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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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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Oct 21st in Bridgeport: Visiting the Homeland

Are you curious what is happening in the “old country,” our ancestors’ homeland in the Carpathians? Are you interested in visiting? Or, if you have visited, are you interested in sharing your story? Lemko Association president Paul Best visited Slovakia, Ukraine, and Poland this summer. He will share photos and the impressions of what is …

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The Church on Beecher Street

by Robert Klancko With some saying that the inception of a Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Seymour, Connecticut was 1921, then the year 2011 commemorates the 90th anniversary of its unofficial, yet probable founding. From the time of the planting of a seed, intermittent services, the acquisition of property, etc. three years is not an improbable …

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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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Lemko Association meeting May 12th

The 45th biennial Lemko Association Convention will be held Saturday, May 12th, at 11:00am at the Lemko Association headquarters, 184 Old County Road, Higganum, Connecticut (see a map). All members are asked to participate in person or by means of the mail ballot included with the most recent issue of Karpatska Rus’. Please do let …

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