Today, on January 22, in Ukraine Day of Conciliarity is celebrated.
This holiday is celebrated annually in day of declaration of the Act of reunion of the Ukrainian National Republic and West - the Ukrainian National Republic, taken place in 1919.
The state holiday Day of Conciliarity of Ukraine was defined by the Decree of the President of January 21, 1999.
Solemn Act of Connection West - The Ukrainian National Republic and the Ukrainian National Republic to the uniform cathedral Ukrainian state UNR directory on Sofiyskaya Square in Kiev proclaimed on January 22, 1919.
The West - the Ukrainian National Republic was proclaimed on November 1, 1918 a mass action of the Ukrainian intellectuals and military in Avstro - the Hungarian empire in Galichina. Lviv, then Ternopol, and since January, 1919 - Stanislav (now - Ivano - Frankovsk) was ZUNR capital at first.
Today through all Ukraine will pass the celebrations devoted to Day of Conciliarity of Ukraine.
In particular, the President of Ukraine Victor YUSHCHENKO will assign flowers to monuments to Taras Shevchenko and Mikhail Grushevsky then plans to take part in solemn meeting on the occasion of 90-й anniversaries of declaration of the Act of connection of UNR and ZUNR.
After end of celebrations the Head of state will carry out a business trip in the Chernigov area where will take part in actions in the territory of the National historian - the cultural reserve "Hetman Capital".