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Kharkiv citizens congratulated Lublin residents on the 450th anniversary of the signing of the Union of Lublin

The delegation of the Kharkiv City Council visited the city of Lublin (Republic of Poland), where festive events were held on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the signing of the Union of Lublin.

The delegation of the city of Kharkov took part in a solemn meeting of the Lublin City Council with the participation of foreign delegations, which took place on July 1 in the Lublin Castle. During the celebrations, the Mayor of Lublin, Krzysztof Zhuk, presented the representatives of the Kharkiv City Council the Medal of the Union of Lublin “in recognition of the significant contribution to the development of Polish-Ukrainian cooperation, with gratitude for conducting numerous events aimed at mutual knowledge and integration of both peoples in an atmosphere of openness and desire for mutual understanding” .

The delegation of the city of Kharkov also took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the monument of the Union of Lublin on the square. Lithuanian, in the festival “Vostok kultury – other sounds 2019”, attended a concert of the symphony orchestra of Polish and Lithuanian youth in the Lublin Philharmonic Society.

Reference. As noted during the celebrations, in 2019, it will be 15 years since the Republic of Poland joined the European Union and 450 years since the signing of the Union of Lublin. To emphasize this historic date, the Polish Sejm announced that 2019 will be called the Year of the Union of Lublin. The city of Lublin is considered the source of what constitutes a modern European community – a mosaic of many peoples and cultures.

Lublin – winner of the European Prize, is a partner city of Kharkiv in participation in the Association of Cities with the Prize of Europe.

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