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Compatriots in Canada to hold memorial evening for fallen soldiers

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Compatriots in Canada to hold memorial evening for fallen soldiers


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Russian compatriots living in Canada will hold an online event on November 14, timed to coincide with the national Canadian holiday - the Day of Remembrance for Soldiers Who Died in the First and Second World Wars, as well as other wars and conflicts, the press service of organizations of Russian compatriots of Canada reported.

During the event, guests will be introduced to the Russian-language project, Et Cetera, whose participants collect translations ​​of "In the Fields of Flanders" poem, dedicated to the fallen soldiers. The author of the work, John McCrae, participated in the First World War.

According to Vita Shtivelman, who organized the event, the project has managed to discover and collect the translations into 42 languages so far, including Russian. Some translations were done specifically for the Et Cetera project. On the eve of the holiday, a translation of the poem into Armenian was presented.

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