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Celebration of Life and Works of Uladzimir Karatkevich

28 November 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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November 26, 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of the great Belarusian writer, author of “King Stakh’s Wild Hunt” and “Unforgettable”, Uladzimir Karatkevich. To mark the occasion, BINIM and Belarusian Canadian Alliance will host an online evening to celebrate the life and works of the great writer.

Belarusian poet Siarhei Paniznik, who lives in Canada and knew Uladzimir Karatkevich personally, will take part in the event and will talk about his friendship with the writer.

When: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Time: 19:00 (Ottawa / Toronto)
Where: Zoom (Register here)

Event programme:

  • Welcome speech by literary critic, historian, doctor of Philological Sciences Adam Maldis
  • “Memories of meetings with the Classic” by poet Sergei Paniznik
  • “Memories of U. Karatkevich” by writer and poet Olga Ipatova
  • “A few words about U. Karatkevich” by poet and translator Angela Espinosa Ruiz (Spain)
  • “On the subject of the Belarusian intelligentsia” by Professor Emerita at the University of Waterloo Zinaida Gimpelevich
  • “Diaries of U. Karatkevich” by candidate of historical sciences Galina Tumilovich
  • “Drawings of U. Karatkevich” by literary critic, translator, candidate of philological sciences Mikhas Kenko
  • “The man who contributed to nation-building. To the anniversary U. Karatkevich” by poet and public figure Piotr Murzenak
  • “Our Karatkevich” by Belarusian community in Brazil, Volya and Patterson Franco
  • “Tauride” by U. Karatkevich and “Crimean sonnets” by A. Mickiewicz” by poet Yuras Chametka
  • Open mike (join with your favorite poems, lyrics, songs)


Musical and literary part:

  • Valentina Shevchenko
  • Alexandra Logvin
  • Elena Leonchenko
  • Mikhas Rykau
  • Uladzya Chametka

Host: Yuras Chametska

Contact phone:

(613) 686-5300 Yuras and Uladzya Chametka

(613) 680-1114 Peter and Natalia Murzyonak

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Watch live on Youtube:


The recording will later be made available on BINIM.org



Date: 28 November 2020
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event CategoriesLiterature, Webinar
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