News from and about Ukraine & Ukrainians: Ukrainian Community Press Releases
BRAMA, August 24, 2000, 1:00pm EDT
Everyone loves a parade ... Independence Day in Kyiv
- ©Morgan Williams, 8/24/00Military unit marches in the parade down Khreshchatyk, the main boulevard in Kyiv.
- ©Morgan Williams, 8/24/00The military units were followed by athletes for the second half of the parade.
- ©Morgan Williams, 8/24/00A cluster of patriotic banners topped with a giant Tryzub, the national symbol, adorns Ploshcha Nezalezhnist (Freedom Plaza) where a stage is being prepared for the evening concert.
- ©Morgan Williams, 8/24/00Reminders on the streets of Kyiv: (left) "Zi sviatom!" (loosely translated, "happy holiday!"), (right) "Vitayemo, Ukrayino!" (We welcome you, Ukraine!).
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