204th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF TARAS SHEVCHENKO
On March 9 on the occasion of the 204th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s birth the administration of the region and the city, representatives of educational institutions and Chernivtsi National University, religious communities and public organizations laid flowers to the Kobzar monument at the Central Square of the city.
The next day, March 10, on the anniversary of Shevchenko’s death, many connoisseurs of his works gathered in the Central Square again. Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor of Department of Ukrainian Literature Larysa Markuliak-Berezhan has attended the event. She has emphasized the relevance of Shevchenko’s poetry for our country today and sensually read the poem of Kobzar «Stoit v seli Subotovi».