The Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation was celebrated in Transcarpathia (PHOTOS)

9 May 2015 13:06  6298360 099360
The Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation was celebrated in Transcarpathia (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, May 8, in the regional center, on Teatralna square, there was a concert dedicated to the Day of remembrance and reconciliation and the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism in Europe. The best creative teams of the region performed at the event. During the concert, the Regional Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra performed the Ukrainian Requiem by Transcarpathian composer Vasyl Haiduk. The organizers staged a concert of the European standard, which was attended by a lot of Uzhgorod residents and visitors. Among the attendees, there was the chairman of the regional council Volodymyr Chubirko and his family.

The art event symbolically ended at 23.00 with "minute of silence". It was at this time in 1945 when ceasefire was declared by the Act of unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany.

At 23.01, there was "The first minute of peace", during which lanterns with PEACE messages were launched to the sky.

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