Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Belgium

Kyiv 22:37

Commemorating of Holodomor victims in Brussels

26 November 2018, 16:38

This evening Belgium continues to commemorate #Holodomor victims. The in memoriam events that have started in October with the “Candle of Memory” in Belgium and finished with the liturgical solemn service for the soul of innocent victims at St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.
The ecclesiastics of all Orthodox denominations represented in Ukraine, together with the Catholic bishop of Mechelen-Brussels, called to pray for peace in Ukraine and all over the world.
The religious events were attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Belgium, high officials and the Ukrainian community.
Students of Yaroslav the Wise Sunday school read the touching poems about the Holodomor. Children also performed musical works in memory of victims of Stalinist repressions.