The Day of Remembrance of Heavenly Hundred Heroes: Lineup of Events
The Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform has released details on the schedule of events commemorating the Day of Remembrance for the Heavenly Hundred Heroes.
At a press briefing, Ihor Poshyvailo, General Director at the National Memorial Complex of Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred — Museum of the Revolution of Dignity, unveiled the main events slated to unfold, particularly in Kyiv.
Starting February 18 at 12:00 PM, a ceremony honoring the victims will unfold in Mariinskyi Park. Later that day, an evening memorial service for the Heavenly Hundred Heroes will take place at St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral, followed by a traditional memorial procession from the cathedral to the Heavenly Hundred Heroes Alley.
February 19 will feature an exhibition by Belgian photographer Jim Sumkay titled “Kyiv 2014. Return” at 2:00 PM, simultaneously held in Kyiv and the European Parliament in Brussels.
The Maidan Museum’s information and exhibition center will screen and discuss the film “Euromaidan. Rough Cut.”
February 20 kicks off with a morning ceremony paying tribute to the memory of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes at the Alley of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes. This will be followed by the yearly silent tribute known as Angels of Memory, commemorating those who lost their lives during the Revolution of Dignity, taking place not just in Ukraine but internationally.
Also on February 20, starting at 12:00 PM, a street photo exhibition titled “Maidan Sich. That’s How the War Began” will be on display at Independence Square. From noon to 7:00 PM, the National Museum of History of Ukraine will host the exhibition “Earthly Paths of the Heavenly Hundred.”
In addition, a media marathon titled “10 Years of Russian Aggression. Ukrainian Path to Justice. Maidan. Crimea. The East. Full-scale Invasion” will run on the same day.
Throughout the commemorative period, a concert titled “10 Years of Invincibility. A Concert of Memory and Strength” will take place with an online version and broadcast across the Public Broadcasting Company’s network.
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