Today at 11.00 in Kiev on Sofiyskaya Square the festive events devoted to celebration 1020 - the anniversary of the Epiphany of Kievan Rus' began.
The Universal Patriarch of VARFOLOMIY I, the President of Ukraine Victor YUSHCHENKO and his family, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine take part in celebrations Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Raisa BOGATYRYOVA, representatives of orthodox churches of Ukraine, politicians.
From the Nikolaev area the delegation headed by the governor A.Garkusha takes part.
On Sofiyskaya Square where the huge scene is established, also there are some thousands of Ukrainians and foreign guests.
As expected, the Universal Patriarch of VARFOLOMIY I will bless Ukrainian the people and will pray for a unification of all orthodox Christians.
Also the President of Ukraine V. Yushchenko will address to the Ukrainian people on the occasion of a holiday.