The participants of the procession gathered in the center of Kyiv and proceeded to Volodymyr's Hill in a single column via the European Square.
the believers from the religious processions were allowed to Volodymyr's Hill. More than 5000 people take part in a prayer service.
The leader of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Of Kyiv Patriarchate is alos taking part in the festive prayer service His Beatitude Metropolite Onuphrius.
The religious procession and the prayer service is dedicated to the Christianization of Kievan Rus. To recall, Kyiv tsar Volodymyr the Greatwas baptized inChersonesusand proceeded to baptize his family and people in Kyiv back in 988.