Odesa city day: Odesa marks 222nd anniversary
Society19:43 Sep. 2, 2016

Odesa marks 222nd anniversary

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Odesa celebrates the City Day. The dock city is 222 years old. This year Odesa draws additional attention since it is one of the three candidates to host the Eurovision Song contest in 2017.

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At 10 am the national Ukrainian flag was risen at Dumska square, the whole city is also decorated with numerous flags. In view of the city holidays, the schools have been granted a day off, so that the pupils could fully enjoy the entertaining activities.

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The local star alley gained some new stars today. Symbolic objects are devoted to the famous residents of Odesa. The authorities stress they are striving to show that Odesa is able to host big events and welcome the guests from abroad.

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Odesa marks 222nd anniversary (UNIAN Photo)

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