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The day of Taras Shevchenko’s birth celebrated in Odessa

The ceremony of laying flowers at the monument to the Great Kobzar was held in Odessa on occasion of Taras Shevchenko’s birth. Picture story

On March 9, 2016 in Odessa celebrated the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Ukrainian poet, writer and artist Taras Shevchenko.

On this day, the ceremony of laying flowers at the monument to the Great Kobzar was held in Shevchenko’s park.

The city and region authorities, representatives of district administrations, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the clergy and public came to honor the memory of Taras Shevchenko.
The ceremony of laying flowers was traditionally accompanied by mourning fireworks.

In educational institutions and libraries of Odessa are held various events dedicated to the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko: discussions, literary quizzes, contests, musical performances and exhibitions.


 
 
 
 


 



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