Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
November 9
11:00 AMODESASerhii Sudnyk, deputy head of the NGO “Military Historical Center “Memory and Glory”, participant of the humanitarian project of the Armed Forces of Ukraine “ON THE SHIELD” (in person);

Leonid Ignatiev, head of the NGO “Military Historical Center “Memory and Glory” (in person);

Kateryna Rotarenko, researcher of the NGO “Military Historical Center “Memory and Glory” (in person)
Topic of focus:
– How bodies of soldiers killed in action on the Southern front are being found and excavated
12:00 PMODESA Oleksandr Babich, director of NGO “Society and Historical Heritage” (in person);
Oleksandr Yakovenko, volounteer

Topic of focus:
– volunteer assistance to the armed forces;
– actual needs of the military;
11:30 AMKYIVOleksandr Khorunzhyi, Press Officer of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Svitlana Vodolaha, Press Secretary of Directorate of the State Emergency Service in Kyiv city

(in person)
Topics of focus:
Fire safety and use of alternative heating sources under the home conditions (gas burners, generators, etc.)
1:00 PMKYIVSerhii Khlan, Deputy of the Kherson Oblast Council
Topics of focus:
Current situation in the occupied Kherson

1:00 PMLVIVIryna Snitynska, founder of the project “Time of Stories”
Iryna Kushka, Head of the project “Time of Stories”, marketer
(in person)
Why is this interesting?
On December 15, !FESTrepublic will host the meeting “Time of Stories: Warriors of Light-2”. “Time of Stories” is a storytelling platform where characters from the stage tell their stories, and the audience finds their own meanings while listening. The program includes speeches of speakers who will tell their stories about people who have become “warriors of light” on different fronts. In particular, about celebrities who took up arms, volunteers, love during the war, etc.
A discussion following the results of the educational project “Speak Ukrainian, Because You Live on Your Land!” commemorating the Ukrainian Writing and Language Day 
Organizers: NGO “Feodosiia Kolesnyk Educational and European Center” assisted by the project “People for People: the World Saves Ukrainian Communities” with the support of ISAR Ednannia.
Feodosiia Kolesnyk, author of the project “Speak Ukrainian, Because You Live on Your Land!”, philologist
Dana Mekhedova, neuropsychologist, Board Chairperson of NGO “Union of Women of Lviv Region”
Volodymyr Lys, Head of Children’s Services of Lviv Oblast State Administration
Halyna Matsur, teacher of the author’s course “Speak Ukrainian, Because You Live on Your Land!”
Issues to be discussed include: 
Ukrainian language as a sign of national identity
Psychological barriers during the switch to Ukrainian
Promotion of the native language among young people as a socially important idea
Changes in speech behavior and maintaining the speech stability by the “Speak Ukrainian, Because You Live on Your Land!” course students
Duration of the discussion: about 1 hour
Admission: free
Visitors are requested to come 10 to 15 minutes before the event starts