Ukraine will celebrate Independence Day in a new format this year. Walk of Dignity in honor of the holiday will take place in Kyiv. This was announced by Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bohdan during a briefing.
"Instead of the traditional parade in the Soviet traditions with an expensive demonstration of military equipment, the Walk of Dignity will take place on the central street of the capital. This event in the European-style is intended to initiate a new tradition of honoring everyone who is proud of Ukraine," Andriy Bohdan said.
It is planned that representatives of different types of troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will pass along the central street of Kyiv – Khreshchatyk. ATO veterans will be able to join their brigade representatives. Doctors, teachers, athletes, diplomats and volunteers together with the military will also attend the event.
"The event will be modern in ideological and technical aspects. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the leadership of the state will take part in the walk. After that, the Head of State will appeal to the Ukrainian people. Also there will be a grand concert in the center of Kyiv, one of the most famous Ukrainian directors is organizing this event," Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine mentioned.