Kievans today celebrate Day of the city
13:30, 28 May 2016

Kievans today celebrate Day of the city

The capital marks its 1534 anniversary

13:30, 28 May 2016

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This weekend Kyiv citizens celebrate the Day of the city. Officially, Kyiv marks its 1534 anniversary.

For the first time Day of the city was celebrated in the city-wide scale in 1982, when there was the 1500 anniversary of Kyiv. On the occasion of this holiday the monument of the city founders Kyi, Shchek, Horyv and their sister Lybid was established near the Dnipro river, the march was held on Kreshchatyk, and special show dedicated to the anniversary, took place on Republican Stadium.

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This year's program of the Day of Kyiv has several musical events, Bicycle day, a number of sporting events. Also take place fair, flower exhibition, the opening of the fountain, a sailing regatta and aeronautics festival will take place this weekend in Ukrainian capital.

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