Rehearsal of Procession of Dignity underway in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

The event will take place on Independence Day, August 24
21:48, 22 August 2019

Rehearsal of Procession of Dignity in Kyiv, 1
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The rehearsal of the Procession of Dignity takes place in Kyiv on Thursday evening. This is one of the two major events to take place in the Ukrainian capital on Independence Day, August 24. A correspondent of news agency is at Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square, reporting from the scene.

Streets are shut down in the downtown Kyiv. The traffic on Khreshchatyk street is limited.

Related: Public sector workers' participation in Independence Day events voluntary, - President's Office

The Procession of Dignity is the mass event organized by the Presidental Office. It will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday, incorporating some of the Ukrainian officials, common citizens and celebrities. Singer Tina Karol will perform the national anthem during the official part of the ceremony. ONUKA, the electro-folk music band, composer Myroslav Skoryk and Ukrainian opera singers will join the event.

Rehearsal of Procession of Dignity in Kyiv, 1
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The procession will be staged by famous music video director Alan Badoyev and stage director Olena Kolyadenko.

Related: ONUKA band to perform at Dignity March on Ukraine’s Independence Day

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