Thalerhof Memorial Day and picnic 2016

The Lemko Association invites all members and friends to a Thalerhof Memorial Day and picnic on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at our headquarters, 184 Old County Road, Higganum, Connecticut. At 11:00am a panachida (prayer service for the deceased) will be held to remember not only those who lost their life and health in relation to …

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Da Ispolnatsia in Transcarpathia

“Da Ispolnatsia” sung at the Greek Catholic church in Andriivka, Transcarpathia, June 2016. From the blog A Traveller in Carpathia.

Two Lemko events in New York this weekend

Two Lemko events this weekend (June 25-26, 2016) may be of interest to our members: The Carpatho-Russian American Club (“Lemko Hall”) is having a Lemko Russalya Picnic this Sunday, June 26th, from noon until 5pm at Ridge Road Park Pavilion #2, 287 Ridge Road, Hartsdale, New York. Admission, which is $15 for adults 16 and …

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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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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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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.

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