250 years since the founding of the city of Zaporizhzhia (1770)
The modern city of Zaporizhzhia dates back to the founding is associated with the construction of a complex of fortresses, These territories were called the "Wild Fields", because they were not under the control of any state (it was the land between the highly eroded borders of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Grand Duchy of Moscow, and the Ottoman Empire).
In 1552 Dmytro Vyshnevetsky erected wood-earth fortifications on the small island Little Khortytsia which is near the western shore of Khortytsia island. Archeologists consider these fortifications to be a prototype for the Zaporizhian Sich — the stronghold of the paramilitary peasant regiments of Cossacks.
310 years since the adoption of the Constitution of Philip Orlik (April 16, 1710)
Philip Orlik -
Founder of the first contitution in Europe
"Pact and Constitution, laws and liberties Zaporizhia Army" - a document that outlined several ways the struggle for liberation the next generation of Ukrainian, while implementing the state's aspirations in exile Hetman Orlyk.
December 25 – the 125th anniversary of the birth of the composer, choir conductor Hrihoriy Veriovka (1895-1964);
More than 70 years ago Grigoriy Huriiovych Veryovka organized and became the first director of the ensemble, and it is named after his since 1965.represents all the best from the inexhaustible source of folk art from all ethnographic regions of Ukraine by their perfect art.
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