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Ukrainian Immigration to Canada in Songs with Olga Zaitseva-Herz

Promoted by St. Vladimir Institute

Begins on Sun, Oct 3, 2021 4:00 PM


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FREE Virtual Event (in English)

In collaboration with the Kule Folklore Centre – Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta Join us for this presentation based on fieldwork recordings and printed versions of Ukrainian-Canadian songs. Ukrainian emigrants from the eastern edges of the Habsburg Empire brought a vast repertoire of songs with them during the first wave of immigration to Canada (1891-1914).

We’ll dive into the Ukrainian-Canadian songs, look at their music, lyrics and vocal presentation, and see how they reflect the elements from both Ukrainian and Canadian culture. Olga Zaitseva-Herz is a Ph.D. student in Ethnomusicology in the Department of Music at the University of Alberta, and a research assistant at the Kule Folklore Centre.



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