Events of 14 October (Lviv)
On 14 October we celebrate four major holidays – the Day of defender of Ukraine, of the Holy virgin, the Day of Ukrainian Cossacks and the day of the UPA. On the occasion of these dates in Lviv will host several events that are worth a visit. To your attention the full programme for the weekend!
In 2018, the Day of defender of Ukraine in Lviv will celebrate for three days. The festive programme kicks off on Friday, October 12 and runs until Sunday, the 14th. The biggest weekend event will be the March of the defenders of Ukraine with the participation of military equipment on 14 October, during which the center of Lviv will host military APU ATO veterans and Ukrainian insurgent army, as well as volunteers and volunteers.
The program on the defender’s Day in Lviv
Program 12 October
- 15:00-15:30 – setting the memorial stone at the future site of a monument to Petro Sahaidachny in the National Academy of ground forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny.
- 15:30-17:00 – solemn meeting to the Day of defender of Ukraine and a concert in the auditorium of the National Academy of ground forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny.
Billboard 13 October
- 15:00-16:00 – sanctification of the “House of the warrior” on the street. Korolenko, 1 in Lviv.
- 16:00-18:00 – meeting of the brothers in the courtyard of the Lviv regional state administration.
Programme of events October 14
- 07:00-12:00 – prayer service for Ukraine in all the churches of Lviv and Lviv region.
- 09:00-10:00 – prayer for Ukraine and its defenders in the garrison Church of Saint apostles Peter and Pavel Church.
- 11:00-11:45 – the reburial of soldiers of the UPA at the Memorial to the unknown warriors Lychakiv cemetery.
- 11:50-12:35 – prayer for the fallen Defenders of Ukraine (Lychakiv cemetery)
- 12:00 – exhibition of military equipment and weapons in the square before the monument to Taras Shevchenko.
- 14:00-15:30 – preparation of the solemn oath of the students of the Lviv state Lyceum with intensive military and physical training of a name of Heroes of Kruty.
- 14:00 – “March of the defenders of Ukraine” on Liberty Avenue.
- 16:00-17:00 – raising the blue-yellow and red-black flags, holding an art event on the square near the monument to soldiers who gave their lives for their country (Kleparovskaya, 30A).
- 16:00-17:00 – theatrical military-historical event “Battle of UPA against German “Wehrmacht” and units of the NKVD of the USSR” in the Park “On the ramparts” (vul. Vinnichenko, 16-18).
March on day of the defender (Lviv)
Concerts for the weekend
On 14 October at 17.00 in the Park of culture and rest named after Bogdan Khmelnitsky (street Bulgarian, 4) will host a free concert at the festival “Under your protection” with the participation of groups ROCOCO, koralli, Taras Chubay and his group “the Crying eremii” and Garry Shumoff.
The program provides other activities for citizens and visitors of the city.
In Khmelnytsky Park will be a holiday “Under your protection”
Another concert on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine will be held on the 14th at 18:00 at the National academic theater of Opera and ballet. S. Krushelnytska (prosp. Svobody, 28): the tour of The USAFE Band orchestra will perform the US air force in Europe – ISustaintheWings. Tickets: 50-400 hryvnia.