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Victory Day to be celebrated at state level
05.05.2014 | 16:13
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

Victory Day is to be celebrated at the state level. The Cabinet of Ministers decree from 30.04.2014 № 447 -r (30.04.2014 №447-р) has approved a plan on the preparation and celebration of the 69th anniversary of Victory Day in this year.

In particular, on May 7 in Kyiv gala events and the concert will be held in the Memorial complex «The National Museum of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945". On 8 May in Kyiv will take place the cultural event “The first minute of peace” with the participation of students and the public in the Park of Eternal Glory.

On May 9 across the country will take place a laying of flowers to the monuments and memorials in order to commemorate those who fought the Great Victory as well as the laying flowers ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Park of Eternal Glory in Kyiv.

On the same day on Sofia Square in Kyiv religious organizations will hold a public prayer for victims of the Second World War.

The program also schedules meetings with war veterans and representatives of public associations of veterans in secondary, vocational and higher educational establishments, thematic exhibitions devoted to the heroism of the Ukrainian people during the war, etc.

Special attention will be paid to strengthening the social protection of veterans.

In addition, May 9 provides sporting events and youth activities aimed at ensuring the unity of the state and the consolidation of society.

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