Vyshyvanka Day celebrated in Riga

Vyshyvanka Day celebrated in Riga

The Ukrainian Diaspora in Riga and the Latvian activists jointly celebrated the Vyshyvanka Day on May 18.

This is reported by an Ukrinform correspondent.

The activists gathered near the Latvian National Opera in the center of Riga. Ukrainians wore embroidered shirts, and Latvian friends wore their national clothes. The activists were holding the national flags of Ukraine and Latvia.

People laid flowers and wreaths to the Monument of Freedom and then walked to the monument to Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in the Kronvalda Parks. Flowers laid to the monument, the activists sang hymns of Latvia and Ukraine.

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