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Holodomor 1932-1933 75th commemoration exhibition will be held in Kyiv on Nov 20 - Dec 6

The international exhibition will feature four individual Holodomor presentations which will be displayed for seventeen days in the in the center of Kyiv. The Security Service of Ukraine will display materials from their archives...

The "We Accuse: Holodomor Genocide 1932-1933" International Exhibition for the 75th Commemoration of the Holodomor 1932-1933 (induced starvation, death for millions, genocide) will be held in Kyiv at the Ukrainian House from Tuesday, November 20 through Thursday, December 6, 2007, according to the Action Ukraine Report (AUR).

The Administration of President Viktor Yushchenko is in charge of the exhibition which is under the direction of Ivan Vasiunyk, First Deputy Head of the Presidential Secretariat, and Vasyl Vovkun, production and artistic director.

The international commemorative and educational exhibition will feature four individual Holodomor presentations which will be displayed for seventeen days in the Ukrainian House in the center of Kyiv.

Historical and educational presentations will be made by the:

[1] Ukrainian National Institute of Memory, Ihor Yukhnovsky, Director;

[2] Ukraine 3000 International Charity Fund, Kateryna Yushchenko, Head of the Supervisory Board;

[3] Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, Acting Chief, and by the

[4] Holodomor Education and Exhibition Art Collection, Morgan Williams, SigmaBleyzer, Founder & Trustee.

The National Institute of Memory will display their newly created set of sixty-four panels/posters that tell the story of the Holodomor in documents, historical data, testimonies, photographs and other historical information.

The Ukraine 3000 International Charity Fund will display a large number of posters about the Holodomor created by students and artists this year in response to a Holodomor poster contest organized by the Ukraine 3000 Fund.  People attending the exhibition will be able to vote for the posters they think are the most outstanding.

The Security Service of Ukraine (SUB) will display their set of over 60 panels/posters created from material in their archives about the Holodomor such as historical decrees, letters, government documents, photographs, and other items from the SBU archives.

The Holodomor Education and Exhibition Art Collection will display over 100 original art works depicting the "Holodomor Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Artists."  The original artworks will include oil on canvas paintings, black and white drawings, linocuts, paint on board poster art and other graphical materials.

Many of the artworks were created between 1989 and 1993, the first years artists in Ukraine were ever allowed to deal with such subjects as the major crimes of communism. Some of the poster art will include works by students at the Art Academy in Kyiv created is 2006 and 2007 under the direction of Professor Vitaliy Shostia, a program sponsored by the Holodomor Education and Exhibition Art Collection.

High school students from the Poltava Oblast will also have some Holodomor works on display.  Movies and documentaries will be shown throughout the seventeen day exhibition. Books about the Holodomor will also be on display.  The exhibition will be the largest Holodomor exhibition ever held in Ukraine and is open to the public.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko has called on the international community and governments around the world to condemn the crimes committed by the Stalin regime and to declare the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a genocide against the Ukrainian people.

`The crimes of the Stalin regime - the 1932-1933 famine-genocide is Ukraine, the major terror of the 1930s - should be fully condemned by the international community. It is the duty of all countries, political and public forces that accept the values of democracy,` Yuschenko said.

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