On September 13, within solemn celebration 219-й anniversaries from the date of the basis of Nikolaev, on Sovetskaya Street the ceremonial opening of various exhibitions was organized. On the main pedestrian street of the city flower-shows, industrial goods, modern models of cars and autotuning, and also an exhibition of compositions and sculptural figures from balloons "The air song of Nikolaev" were presented. The exhibition детско - youthful creativity "The city of my dream" with presentation of educational institutions was separately presented and demonstration performances in separate sports and martial arts with presentation of sports establishment or club are carried out.
Near Kashtanovy Square of citizens one more surprise - the huge festive pie baked specially to the City Day waited. Everyone could try it.
Many people gathered on celebration of the City Day. Everyone wanted to look at a festive pie and to try at least a slice. Observance of an order was watched by law enforcement officers.
The ceremony began celebrations of the City Day and area took place at 11.30 near a monument to M. Faleev. It was carried out by the mayor Vladimir Chaika, the governor Alexey Garkusha and the head of a regional council Tatyana Demchenko. Despite rainy weather, politicians, repeating the learned phrases, wished to citizens of pleasure and fun in "this sunny day".
During the holiday also there were guests from Moscow, Odessa and other cities. All it joined congratulations, and the representative of the Moscow delegation in the performance noted that Nikolaev is one of the most beautiful cities of Ukraine.
However neither the rain, nor cold weather couldn't spoil a holiday to citizens.The remarkable teatralizirovanny representation prepared for the solemn beginning of celebration of the City Day, was bright and memorable. Dancing collectives, actors of a circus genre, ensemble of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area "Southern Patrol" pleased with the performances of the audience. Representatives of political beau monde of area and the city favourably looked at the prepared show, and the mayor at all didn't hide the admiration - Vladimir Dmitriyevich rejoiced as the child, clapped and shouted "Bravo! " to all actors.
The solemn volley of confetti from a gun which is near a ladder in Admiral Makarov Boulevard became a surprise for citizens. According to the mayor, it becomes new tradition of the city - every year on this holiday from the gun which was silent of 200 years, the solemn shot will be made.
Besides, during a concert it was possible to see aero show - over Lenin Square made some circles the plane with the attached flag on which the coat of arms of Nikolaev was represented.
After the opening ceremony of celebrations representatives of local government moved on Sovetskaya St. where they were waited already by a gala concert, exhibitions, 10 - meter pie and many other things.