Kiev celebrates the Day of the city

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This weekend the people of Kiev celebrated the Day of the city. According to the official version, the city celebrates the year 1534.

First Day of the city celebrated citywide in 1982, when we celebrated the 1500 anniversary of Kiev. On the occasion of this holiday was established on the Dnieper, the monument to the chronicle the founders of the city Kyi, Schek, Khoryv and their sister Lybed, at Khreshchatyk, organized a March at the Republican stadium put on a real show. And the first official Day of Kyiv on the last Sunday of may was celebrated in 1987.

This year the program of the Day of Kyiv a few music events, bike day, a number of sports stock. Citizens also expect a trade fair, flower show, the opening of the fountain, sailing regatta and festival of Aeronautics.

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It should be noted that in connection with the holding of mass events, some streets in the center of Kiev in the next two days will be closed to vehicular traffic. In addition, change work schedule and the number of routes of public transport.