BRAMA, Jan 21, 2005, 11:00 am ET|
Traditional Ukrainian Christmas play dedicated to President-elect Viktor Yushchenko tours U.S.
"Pravda kryvdu peremozhe" (Truth shall overcome evil) has become the theme for a troupe of young actors touring the U.S. with a traditional Ukrainian Christmas play. The performances, which opened with an appearance at the United Nations in New York in December, have been dedicated to Ukraine's President-elect, Viktor Yushchenko.
In addition to other locations, the group recently performed in Hartford, CT (January 2nd, 2005), by invitation of the Ukrainian Credit Union New England. On January 8th, the play was staged at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cultural Center in South Bound Brook, NJ. And on January 9th, Stefan Soroka, Archbishop of the Ukrainan Catholic Church (USA) welcomed the Christmas Play at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia, PA.
The Power of Spirit Society Corp. founded by Dana and Roman Loun - authors of the Christmas play - is continuing the U.S. tour.
Read more about the Christmas play:
Jan 1 05 - Ukrainian Christmas Pageant performance in Maryland
Dec 25 04 - 'Ukrainian Christmas' at the United Nations
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