The Flag Day, which Ukrainians will celebrate on August 23, will traditionally begin with a solemn raising of the flag on Independence Square. Also, residents are represented by a symbolic flash mob. And the next day – to the celebration of the twenty-eighth anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine – the townspeople are waiting for the festival of contemporary Ukrainian art “Podilsky Pectoral”, concerts and a screening of the Ukrainian historical film “Hetman’s Clinches.”
“Honoring the history of the Ukrainian state, state symbols of independent Ukraine is important for the unification of the Ukrainian. The blue-yellow flag was solemnly hoisted on Independence Square at 10:00. The honorary right to raise the flag of Ukraine will be granted to our defenders. After the ceremony, the symbolic flash mob “Ukraine – Unites!” Will be held, in which about 300 people will take part, ”says Maxim Filanchuk, director of the Department of Culture of the Vinnitsa City Council. And at 11:30 on the Vodograi Square, in the Central Park of Culture and Rest, the 12th regional festival of folk art, Treasures of Podillia, will begin. From 15:00 there will be an art project “Youth – the future of Ukraine”.
Vinnitsa people revere this sacredly, so a large number of events are planned for all citizens – from kids to people of respectable age, ”adds Maxim Filanchuk. Traditionally, Vinnitsa will host the festival of contemporary Ukrainian art “Podilsky Pectoral”.
It will begin at 12:00 on Independence Square. Exhibitions of arts and crafts from folk artists of the Vinnitsa region will be presented here. Within the framework of the festival, the XXII regional open-air of potters, the exhibition of the Vinnitsa History Center’s “Daily Record of Horse Riding: Student Movement on the Eve of Independence” exhibition, an interactive interactive exhibition of modern ethnic clothing by Valentina Kilar, and a photo-exhibition by Lydia Boyko “Demiurges: Ornaments of Souls” will be held.At 15:00 on the Independence Maidan, a concert “Ukraine Preserved!” The best folklore groups, as well as Sunrise and Decorum groups, pupils of the municipal workshop Star Dream of the Palace of Arts, folk groups “Periwinkle”, “Joy”, exemplary dance ensembles “Flowers of Podolia”, “Podolyanochka” will show their creativity to visitors. , “Academy of National Traditions”, Academic City Chamber Choir “Vinnitsa” and wind band “Vinbend”.
At 20:30 on the European Square will begin the evening program. As part of the Kinodvorik project, Ukrainian historical film Hetman Kleinodes will be shown to visitors “The program promises to be rich and interesting. That is why we invite all citizens and guests of the city to take part in festive events on the occasion of the Day of State Flag and Independence Day of Ukraine, ”- says Maxim Filanchuk.