Nash Holos Ukrainian Roots Radio

Broadcasting twice weekly: Vancouver & Nanaimo

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Producer & Host: Pawlina
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Nash Holos Vancouver:

AM1320 CHMB Vancouver
Saturdays: 6-7 pm PST
Listen live online: Here
Download podcast: Here.

Nash Holos Nanaimo:

CHLY 101.7fm Radio Malaspina
Wednesdays: 11am-1pm PST
Listen live online: Here
Download podcast: Here.


Showcasing the best in Ukrainian Canadiana!

  • Ukrainian Food Flair—Tips for Ukrainian Cooking
  • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage
  • Knyzhka Corner Book Reviews
  • Victor’s Vignettes – stories about growing up in soviet times
  • Interviews with authors, artists, community leaders, dignitaries, and other interesting individuals
  • Ukrainian cultural and historical trivia
  • Contemporary and traditional Ukrainian music by artists from Ukraine, Canada, the U.S. and around the world

If you can’t tune in to the real-time broadcasts on the radio or live streams, make sure to download the podcasts!

 

Blog Posts

Ukrainian Proverb of the Week

Щоб волю мати, треба спершу себе об`єднати. Freedom is built on unity. - Ukrainian proverb Read More...

▶ Hutsul Cup Song Instructions

OK then. If you enjoyed the Cherry Band performing the Hutsul Cup song and would like to try your hand at it with some friends, here are the instructions. In Ukrainian, but if you're Ukrainian-impaired, just watch closely, follow your instincts, and do what they do. Read More...

Cherry Band: Hutsul Cup Song

The Cherry Band performed this at the Dzherelo Centre. It's called the Hutsul Cup song. Shared it with Nash Holos listeners on the Jan 10, 2015 edition. Here's the link. Instructions to follow. Enjoy! ▶ Різдвяне вітання від Центру "Джерело" та гурту Cherry Band: гуцульський Cup Song "В неділю Read More...

Vancouver Podcast

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Ukrainian Food Flair recipe: Cool Kovbasa • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Ukraine • News from Ukraine: This week's top stories at Ukraine Today • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Other items of interest • Great Ukrainian patriotic music Read More...

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Ukrainian recipe: Bread clouds • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Fr. Omelian Kovch, Pastor of Majdanek • Kultural Capsule: The Three Feasts of Christmas • Proverb of the Week • Other items of interest • Great Ukrainian New Year's music. Last Christmas program for the 2014-2015 season. Read More...

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Ukrainian Food Flair: Unusual and unique vodka recipes • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky • Ukrainian proverb of the week • Great Ukrainian Christmas & New Year's music! Read More...

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage - Babyn Y...

Babyn Yar is a ravine on the outskirts of Kyiv that has become a symbol of the Holocaust. There more than 100 thousand perished during the Nazi occupation, including 40,000 Jews. Babyn Yar was first mentioned in historical accounts in 1401, in connection with its sale Read More...

Ludwig Rosenberg (a.k.a. Volodymyr ...

The Legion of the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen (Січові Стрілці) in Ukrainian, was the first Ukrainian military unit of the 20th century. The Sich fought on the side of Austria-Hungary, with dreams of an independent Ukraine in the near future. Among the Sich Riflemen were many Ukrainians Read More...

Lydia Kotliarevska - Righteous Gent...

The Tkuma Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies in Dnipropetrovsk contains a number of materials concerning “Righteous among the Nations”. This honorary title is given to the people of different nations who rescued Jews during WWII, from 1939 to 1945. The procedure is monitored by Yad Vashem Read More...

Book Reviews

Review: Putin's Putsches

In this edition of Knyzka Corner: Maria Lewytzkyj’s book Putin’s Putsches – Russia, Ukraine and the Near-Abroad Conflict. Maria Lewytzkyj defines “Putsch” as “a violent attempt to overthrow a government.” She explains that Vladimir Putin’s “hybrid war” against Ukraine is a blatant attempt to destabilize the current Read More...

Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Sliding...

SLIDING ON THE SNOW STONE. Szpuk, Andy. That Right Publishing, 2011. 238 p. ISBN 1466305681   When Andy Szpuk asked his father about his earliest memory, he replied, “Russian soldiers carrying corpses away.” After hearing about his father’s life, Szpuk decided that this story must be told. Sliding on Read More...

Book Review: Death of a Nightingale

Death of a Nightingale is a Danish mystery about corruption in modern-day Ukraine. The third Nina Borg mystery by the Danish writing team of Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis, Death of a Nightingale explores the life of Natasha Doroshenko and her daughter Rina.  Their story provides Read More...