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English Ukrainian Bilingual Students in the News!
Students from Chief Peguis Junior and their teacher Nataliya Sovinska speak about recent events in Ukraine.
Taras Shevchenko: 200th Celebration Through Art
In 2014, as recognition and celebration of 200 years since Shevchenko’s birth, MPUE engaged 5 Artists to lead an art project that would span all grade levels throughout the 12 English Ukrainian Bilingual Program (EUBP) schools in Manitoba. Students worked under the guidance of the commissioned artists to collaborate and create a child’s interpretation of Taras Shevchenko’s significant contributions to Ukrainian cultural identity. The children were asked to base their images on the 3 different themes:
• Kindergarten to Grade 2/3 - Taras Shevchenko's Birthplace
• Grade 3 to 5/6 - An Illustration Based on Taras Shevchenko's Writings
• Grade 6 to 8/9 - What Taras Shevchenko Stood For
The artist worked with the individual schools, students and teachers and expressed the work in the fabric based medium of their choice. It is our hope that this opportunity for artistic expression by the children has reinforced their understanding of Taras Shevchenko as an important influence on Ukrainian culture.
Oakbank Elementary and Bernie Wolfe Community School
Springfield Middle School Chief Peguis Junior High and
Springfield Heights School
R.F.Morrison School Happy Thought Middle School
H.C.Avery Middle School East Selkirk Middle School
Smith Jackson Middle School Ralph Brown School
MacKenzie Middle School
This summer, the panels will be displayed in these locations:
Manitoba Legislative Building
July 17 – 30, 2014
· The full series of six art panels created by all 12 EUBP schools will be exhibited as part of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Committee’s display on the 200th Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s birth.
· Visitor Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday/Holidays: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin, Manitoba
August 1 and 2, 2014
· Two of the panels from Dauphin and Oak Bank will be exhibited inside the Selo Pavilion building.
Folklorama – Ukraine-Kyiv Pavillion
August 3 – 9, 2014
Garden City Collegiate - 711 Jefferson Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba
· The full series of six art panels will be exhibited as part of the display space at this popular Folklorama pavilion.
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