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In Odessa honored Taras Shevchenko’s memory. Picture story

On the occasion of the 201 anniversary of the birth of the great Ukrainian poet and artist Taras Shevchenko people laid flowers at Minstrel’s monument. Picture story

On March 9, 2015, in Odessa celebrated the 201th anniversary of the birth of the Ukrainian poet, writer and artist Taras Shevchenko. The creativity and way of life of the poet made him one of the symbols of the struggle of Ukrainians for liberty and independence.

The city and regional authorities, representatives of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the clergy and members of the public came in the park named after T.G. Shevchenko to honor the Minstrel’s memory. The celebration was marked by laying flowers to Taras Shevchenko’s monument and accompanied by the mourning fireworks.

In addition to the 201st anniversary of the Minstrel’s birth, Odessites noted and the other significant date - 150th anniversary of the first public performance of the anthem of Ukraine.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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