The 154th anniversary of the reburial of Taras Shevchenko was celebrated in Uzhgorod
The traditional Popular Assembly to mark the reburial of Taras Shevchenko in Ukraine took place in Uzhgorod. The event was held on May 22, 2015, on Narodna Sq. near the monument to the Great Kobzar. On that day all those Ukrainians, who have Ukraine not only on their lips but also in their hearts, came together.
The solemn event was opened by Volodymyr Pipash - the Chairman of the Transcarpathian Regional Organization of the Society "Enlightenment" named after TG Shevchenko.
The Choir of the Cathedral of Uzhgorod named after OA Voloshin led by Ya.Kyrlyk performed the anthem of Ukraine, the Prayer for Ukraine and "My thoughts, my thoughts", during which the participants laid flowers to the monument of the Great Kobzar. The performance of a young singer Olga Tsoi moved the audience to tears with her talent, songs and sincerity.
It was nice to see and hear at the event the speech of the head of the youth military organization "Carpathian Sich", a participant of the war in the east - Taras Deyak, the main theme of which was the words of Shevchenko "Fight, you will win..." and "Come together around our national Prophet!"
The celebration program was closed by the head of the regional organization of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine Vasyl Husti.