In Uzhgorod, the State flag was ceremoniously raised (PHOTOS)
August 23, regional and city officials, heads of law enforcement agencies, security services and civil society representatives participated in the ceremony of raising the National Flag of Ukraine that took place on Narodna Square in Uzhgorod.
After the official part in the lobby of the regional administration, the festival continued on Narodna Square in Uzhgorod.
On the solemnly decorated square, in front of the flagpole there was the honor guard, ranked military garrison, residents of the region and a brass band.
Honorary right to carry the State Flag of Ukraine, as usual, was granted to the best soldiers - the flag was raised accompanied by the melody of the State Anthem of Ukraine.
Then, accompanied by the song "Red Cranberry" performed by a brass band, there was the ceremony of laying flowers to the monument of great poet Taras Shevchenko. Baskets of flowers were laid to the monument by the regional officials, Consuls General of Hungary and the Slovak Republic in Uzhgorod, heads of law enforcement and regulatory authorities, public associations and political parties, residents of Transcarpathia.
Source - Press-center of the RSA