Ukrainian community in Germany celebrates UWC 50th anniversary
On 30 June 2017, the Ukrainian community in Munich, Germany, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC). The event was organized by UWC member organization – the Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Germany (AUOG) led by Lesya Shramko.
UWC President Eugene Czolij delivered the keynote address during a commemorative banquet held at the Ukrainian centre. In his address, Eugene Czolij noted the accomplishments of the UWC throughout its history of one half century, highlighted the priorities of the UWC for the future and called upon the Ukrainian community in Germany to continue working with the UWC, primarily in supporting Ukraine in the defence of its territorial integrity.
The commemorative program included the presentation by the UWC President of Certificates of Recognition, the screening of a short documentary film “50 years of the Ukrainian World Congress”, and performances by local Ukrainian artists.