Lesya Ukrainka statue Rededication Ukrainian Cultural Garden Cleveland Ohio - August 28, 2011
Larysa Petrivna Kosach-Kvitka (1871-1913) is better known by her pseudonym, Lesya Ukrainka. She was one of Ukraine's best-known poets and writers and the foremost woman writer in Ukrainian literature. Her statue was rededicated in a ceremony on One World Day 2011 in the Ukrainian Cultural Garden on its 50th anniversary and the 140th birthday of the poetess.
Dozia Krislaty, President of Branch 8 of the Ukrainian National Women's League of America, explained the impact of Ukrainian poetess Lesya Ukrainka.
Lesya Ukrainka statue in the Ukrainian Garden
50 years ago in 1961, people posed in front of the Lesya Ukrainka statue. This photo (below) was recreated in 2011.
Songs that are free loud and clear in my native land I want to hear