The hero-city of Odessa is preparing for a two-day celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory In the current year in Ukraine for the first time will mark not only on may 9, but also a Day of remembrance and reconciliation on 8 may.
The Ukrainian authorities first decided on the establishment of a new holiday in Accordance with the European tradition. Its symbol, As in the EU, is the red poppy.
As noted on the Internet office of the city's festive event will begin on may 7 with the award of the veterans.
on a subsequent Day in the temples of Odessa will be held the memorial service for the victims of war and prayers for peace and harmony in Ukraine and for the defenders of the Fatherland. Will lay flowers at the mass graves, monuments Zone of Fame and rallies-requiems. In different parts of the city will host concerts featuring military bands.
on the Day of Victory in the scheduled opening of 77 new names on the Wall of Heroes, which is located on Theatre square near Odessa city hall. In the waters of the Gulf of Odessa will be Held a ceremony of laying flowers and wreaths at the monument to the Unknown sailor from ships and boats of the naval base of Ukraine.
in different parts of the city will be festive concerts and flash mobs will be deployed as field kitchens. Festive evening will be the fireworks.