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Friday, April 01, 2005

Schedule for Viktor Yushchenko on his Washington visit

By Aussiegirl

Viktor Yushchenko will have many appearances in Washington in addition to his lunch with President Bush and his speech before a joint meeting of Congress.
Here are some of the events scheduled, along with some other lectures on topics of interest to Ukrainians, as well as information about an upcoming Easter Egg Bazaar at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. Anyone in Washington or planning a visit might want to include one or more of these events on their itinerary.

A LECTURE BY UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT VIKTOR YUSHCHENKO AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - Monday, April 4, at 4:00 pm in Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Dr. John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, and His Excellency Mykhailo Reznik, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States of America, invite you to an address on "The Orange Revolution and Foreign Policy of the New Ukraine" by His Excellency Victor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine. This event has been marked as open to the public but attendees must RSVP or have a ticket. Guests are reminded that no bags or backpacks will be permitted inside Gaston Hall. Check-in will begin at 3:00 p.m. and be held in the Healy foyer. Guests must be seated by 3:45 p.m. A valid GU Photo I.D. will be required. Contact Office of the President: (202) 687-4134.
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Rally, wreath Laying and Speech By Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine - Wednesday, April 6 from 12:00 noon to 2:45 pm.

Performances and speakers are scheduled to precede President Yushchenko's address. The event is open to the public. The Taras Shevchenko Monument at "P" & 22nd Streets, NW, WDC (located near DuPont Circle) More information

Banquet in Honor of Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine.
Dress: Black Tie Optional,
Wednesday April 6. Reception: 6:30 pm. Dinner (surf and turf): 7:30 pm.
Presidential address and concert. Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert Street, N.W. (at Connecticut Ave) WDC. Tickets for the banquet are now on sale to the public for $200.00 each. Credit cards only - no tickets at the door. Seating is limited (first come, first serve). The banquet is expected to be sold out quickly, so book early! INFORMATION and PURCHASE: U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) (202) 347-4264. More information

A presentation by Bohdan Futey, Judge, United States Court of Federal Claims. Monday, April 11 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm. at the Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW WDC. For more information: Email: kennan@wwic.si.edu or call: (202) 691-4100

WHAT HAPPENED TO "UNITY, CONSENT, AND REVIVAL"? THE DONETSK CLAN BEFORE AND AFTER THE UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS - Presentation by Kerstin Zimmer, Research Associate, Institute of Sociology, University of Marburg, Germany. Tuesday, April 12 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. at the Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, WDC. Information: Email: kennan@wwic.si.edu or call: (202) 691-4100.

HOW FAR CAN THE EU AND NATO GO IN TAKING IN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA - a presentation by Ira Strauss, U.S. Coordinator, Committee on Eastern Europe and Russia in NATO. Monday, April 18, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm. at the Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, WDC. Information: Email: kennan@wwic.si.edu or call: (202) 691-4100.

EASTER EGG BAZAAR - Sunday, April 24 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 15100 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD: � Easter egg live demonstration & video presentation, handicrafts, vendors, Easter eggs, great variety of traditional Ukrainian food, paska bread, international food store & gift shop store. Call (301) 593-5316 or (301) 384-9192 for further details. bazaar@standrewuoc.org; Website of St. Andrew's Cathedral


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