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Ukrainian World Congress motto and key historic dates in 2015

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December 31,2014 133
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MEDIA RELEASE




 


The Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the Ukrainian diaspora to unite under the 2015 motto:

 


“My nation is and always will be! Now and for eternity!”


(Vasyl Symonenko)

 


The Ukrainian World Congress also calls to commemorate in 2015 the following key dates in the history of the Ukrainian people:


  • 25th anniversary of the Declaration of the State Sovereignty of Ukraine;

  • 20th anniversary of Ukraine’s membership in the Council of Europe;

  • 1000th anniversary of the death of Ukrainian Saint Kniaz Volodymyr the Great;

  • 200th anniversary of the birth of Ukrainian composer Mykhailo Verbytskyi;

  • 175th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s literary work Kobzar


  • 150th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky;

  • 100th anniversary of the victory of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen on Makivka hill;

  • 80th anniversary of the birth of Ukrainian poet Vasyl Symonenko;

  • 65th anniversary of the death of Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army Roman Shukhevych;

  • 30th anniversary of the death of Ukrainian poet Vasyl Stus. 

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