Shevchenko Days are Held in Sweden
Shevchenko Days and events commemorating the memory of the Prophet of the Ukrainian Nation – Taras Shevchenko – were held in early March 2018 in the cities of Sweden.
Community organizations of Ukrainians in Stockholm, Malmö, Göteborg held Shevchenko poetry evenings, Ukrainian schools in Stockholm and Malmö – Shevchenko lessons.
On 9 March 2018, in cooperation with the Ukrainian Women’s Organization in Sweden (Ukrainska Kvinnoföreningen i Sverigе) Shevchenko Evening was held. Chairman and chairwomen, members of the community organizations of Ukrainians in Stockholm took part in the event. H.E.Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Sweden Mr.Ihor Sagach addressed the audience. Pieces of poetry by Taras Shevchenko, Lina Kostenko and Oksana Ivanenko (about Taras Shevchenko) were read.