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Musical Tribute to Taras Shevchenko, 2000

Presented By: "Blahovist" (Annunciation) Ukrainian Chamber Choir.
Director: Olesia Konyk.

This performance was presented on Saturday Evening, March 25, 2000 at the Newton Community Theater in Newton, Iowa U.S.A. The Newton community gave the performers a long-standing ovation at the conclusion of their performance. The following are some of the pictures of this fine event.

This was a great event for Newton. Some Ukrainian culture was left in Newton, Iowa U.S.A. and that was the purpose of the program.

Irina Turshyn, Bandura; and Olena Novyk, Soloist

Irina Turshyn, Bandura; and Olena Novyk, Soloist

The performers: Katerina Kishka, Pianist; Vazil Matviyiv, Tenor; and Bogdan Kosopud, Baritone

The performers: Katerina Kishka, Pianist; Vazil Matviyiv, Tenor; and Bogdan Kosopud, Baritone


Boris Prochorchuk, Bogdan Kosopud, Bogdan Kupets, Vazil Matviyiv, Kateryna Kishka, Olena Novyk and Michel Vatchko, all from the Chicago Ukrainian Chorus

Boris Prochorchuk, Bogdan Kosopud, Bogdan Kupets, Vazil Matviyiv, Kateryna Kishka, Olena Novyk and Michel Vatchko, all from the Chicago Ukrainian Chorus

Consul General Dr. Borys Bazylevskiy, Former Mayor of Smela, Ukraine OPEN. Chair Jane Ann Cotton

Consul General Dr. Borys Bazylevskiy, Former Mayor of Smela, Ukraine OPEN. Chair Jane Ann Cotton


The performance

The performance

Delegation Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine was visiting its sister state in America, Iowa: Svetlana from Cherkasy, Ukraine; Robert Anderson, President, IRIS, Inc., Kellogg, Iowa, and Consul General Dr. Borys Bazylevskiy,  Former Mayor of Smela, Ukraine,  Vadim Melnikov of Korsun, Ukraine

Delegation Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine was visiting its sister state in America, Iowa: Svetlana from Cherkasy, Ukraine; Robert Anderson, President, IRIS, Inc., Kellogg, Iowa, and Consul General Dr. Borys Bazylevskiy, Former Mayor of Smela, Ukraine, Vadim Melnikov of Korsun, Ukraine


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