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Folklore and Sport festival took place in Odessa region. Photo

The festival of Ukrainian Cossacks took place in Odessa region: a concert, Cossacks’ competition, dogfight, aerobatics, etc.

In Marinovka Village (Odessa Region) was held the open-air folklore and sport festival of Ukrainian Cossacks - “Chornomorski Zvytiagy”.

The aim of the festival was to create the tradition of celebration the folk-sport festival on reviving and popularizing of traditional Cossack species of marine affairs, song heritage, promoting of Cossack folk art, creating a positive attitude to physical education, sport and and organization of leisure for habitants and guests.

The event began with a prayer for peace and harmony in Ukraine. Then there was held the consecration of memorial stone to the first Cossacks- founders of Marinovka village and flowers laying ceremony at the monument to the three Heroes of the Soviet Union. The event continued by the meeting dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism in Europe, the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation, Victory Day, as well as raising of the national flag and the flag of the festival.

The cultural program of the festival included: a concert, competition in mini-football, Cossack sports competitions (strength training with weights, tug of war, wall to wall), dogfight, and aerobatic.

The event ended with the awarding of the winners and treating with Cossack cuisine.

 



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