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21st anniversary celebration of Ukrainian independence

21st anniversary celebration of Ukrainian independence
Parma, Ohio
August 28, 2012

A formal program at Ukrainian Heritage Park took place after the 2012 Ukrainian Parade in Parma. 48 organizations marched in the 2012 Ukrainian Parade including high school bands from Padua, Normandy, Valley Forge, Parma and Holy Name.

Then everyone gathered across from Ukrainian Heritage Park for the program.

Ukrainian Heritage Park sign


Stage for Ukrainian event in front of Church

Roman Fedkiw began the program at Ukrainian Village and announced the donation of the flag poles in the Ukrainian park across the street. Sofia then repeats in Ukrainian.

Roman Fedkiw

Roman Fedkiw




Sofia

Sofia



Mary Maria Pasicznyk donated a US and a Ukrainian flagpole in Ukrainian Heritage Park in Parma Ohio. Her daughter spoke about her late mother at the a 21st anniversary celebration of Ukrainian independence.

Mary Maria Pasicznyk

Mary Maria Pasicznyk





Mary Maria Pasicznyk


Plaque in Ukrainian Heritage Park


Plaque in Ukrainian Heritage Park


Bishop John Bura of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat and St Vladimir Ukrainian orthodox Cathedral Assistant Pastor Rev. Michael Hontaruk blessed the flags of Ukraine and the United States.

Bishop John Bura of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat and St Vladimir Ukrainian orthodox Cathedral Assistant Pastor Rev. Michael Hontaruk blessed the flags of Ukraine and the United States

Bishop John Bura of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat and St Vladimir Ukrainian orthodox Cathedral Assistant Pastor Rev. Michael Hontaruk blessed the flags of Ukraine and the United States





Bishop John Bura of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat and St Vladimir Ukrainian orthodox Cathedral Assistant Pastor Rev. Michael Hontaruk blessed the flags of Ukraine and the United States


Bishop John Bura of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat and St Vladimir Ukrainian orthodox Cathedral Assistant Pastor Rev. Michael Hontaruk blessed the flags of Ukraine and the United States


Raising of the flags of Ukraine and the United States.

Raising of the flag of the United States


Raising of the flag of the United States





Raising of the flag of Ukraine


Raising of the flag of Ukraine


Raising of the flag of Ukraine - vets salute


Raising of the flag of Ukraine


Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter spoke.

Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter

Mayor Tim DeGeeter





Mr. Ihor Diaczyn, President of the United Ukrainian Organizations of Ohio, spoke about the past, present and future of Ukraine.

Mr. Ihor Diaczyn, President of the United Ukrainian Organizations of Ohio

Mr. Ihor Diaczyn





Ukrainian veteran


Ukrainian veterans


2012 Ukrainian Parade - Page 1

2012 Ukrainian Parade - Page 2 Marchers

Ukrainian Heritage Park Independence Day Program (this page)

Entertainment at Ukrainian Heritage Park Independence Day



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