Days of Ukrainian Culture started in the Czech Vysocina (PHOTOS)
On Wednesday night, Days of culture of Ukraine started in the city theater of Pelhrimov (Vysocina region). This event is held as part of this year's program of cooperation between Transcarpathian region and Vysocina region. At the opening ceremony, the Hetman of Vysocina Jiri Byehounek, the Chairman of the Transcarpathian Regional Council Ivan Baloha, mayors of sister cities Pelhrimov Leopold Bambula and Mukachevo Zoltan Lendyel spoke to the audience.
Folk art of Transcarpathia was presented by the Transcarpathian Academic Folk Choir of Ukraine led by Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine Nataliya Petiy-Potapchuk. The program of the concert reflects not only Ukrainian song and choreography culture, but also the art of all other ethnic minorities who have long been inhabiting Transcarpathian land. The repertoire features Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, German and Russian folk songs and dances, which the choir presents in Ukraine and abroad.
The Hetman of Vysocina Jiri Byehounek praised the performance of the ensemble from Transcarpathia and noted that the development of humanitarian bilateral cooperation would continue. "We are friendly regions and over the six years of joint projects we have achieved many positive things. So it will continue", - Mr Hetman concluded.
During this celebration of art in Vysocina region, there will also be meetings of members of local governments delegations and artistic groups of Transcarpathia with representatives of local communities of the partner region.
Source - press service of the Regional Council
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