The relevant statement was made on Facebook by Natalia Mazharova, an organizer of the Vyshyvanka Festival in Odesa, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“Today Odesa is the first among other cities to raise the Flag of Ukraine on the occasion of Ukraine’s National Flag Day,” Mazharova wrote.
Traditionally, the huge flag was raised at dawn at the Vorontsov Lighthouse, which is an architectural landmark of Odesa. The flag is 18 meters long.
A reminder that Ukraine marks Day of the National Flag on August 23.
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