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Commemorating the Revolution of Dignity. Public events on February 18-20

Commemorating the Revolution of Dignity. Public events on February 18-20
Kyiv, February 18, 2017.

February 18: Walk to commemorate the Heroes of Heaven’s Hundred, laying flowers and prayer

Organizers: several NGOs including Samooborona Maidanu (Maidan Self-Defense) and other civic initiatives

Route: Ukrainian House (European Square, Khreshatyk 2) – Khreshatyk / Instytuska crossing – up to the chapel on Heaven’s Hundred alley (Instytutska)

Start: at 10.45, meeting at 10.30 in front of the Ukrainian House

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February 18: Opening of the photo exhibition “Human Factor. Last Edition. By Photographers. Ukraine”

Organizers: Revolution of Dignity Museum

The exhibition comprises over 200 photos of Euromaidan as seen by Ukrainian photographers. The pictures include the ones originally on display on Maidan that were set on fire on February 18, 2014. The photos are to become part of the collection of the future Museum of the Revolution of Dignity.

Where: Ukrainian House (European Square, Khreshatyk 2)

The exhibition is open until February 21.

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February 20: Commemoration event for the Heroes of Heaven’s Hundred

Organizers: several NGOs including Rodyna Nebesnoyi Sotni (Heaven’s Hundred Family) and other civic initiatives

Where: laying flowers and praying by the chapel on Heaven’s Hundered Alley (up on Instytutska street)

When: 10.00

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February 20: “Light up the fire to remember”, lighting of candles

Organizers: Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, NGOs

Where: along the Heaven’s Hundred Alley (Instytutska street)

When: 17.00-18.00

Event details on the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory web site.

February 20: Commemoration evening for the Heroes of Heaven’s Hundred

The event foresees speeches delivered from stage. Among the announced speakers are the mother of Heaven’s Hundred Hero Valentyna Movchan, MP Ihor Lutsenko, frontline supply volunteer Diana Makarova and historian and actual head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory Volodymyr Vyatrovych.

Where: Maidan square

When: 18.00

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More information on February 18-21 commemoration events organized by the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory in partnership with NGOs is here .

Check out details of the events co-organized by the families of Heaven’s Hundred and of the petal march.

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