On January 24, 2016 at the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Vilnius the solemn service on the occasion of the Day of Unity of Ukraine was held.
During the solemn service the prayer for the Ukrainian state and the Ukrainian people was proclaimed, as well as the memorial service for those who gave their lives for Ukraine was held.
Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi addressed to the participants of the event with the speech.
The solemn service was attended by the representatives of the Ukrainian Community of Vilnius and Klaipeda, Ukrainian children from Donetsk and Lugansk regions who are living and studying at the Vilnius Lithuanians' House, Ukrainian students who are studying in Lithuania, as well as the Embassy staff anf representatives of the Lithuanian society.
On the occasion of the Day of Unity of Ukraine the Embassy of Ukraine and representatives of the Ukrainian Community took part in a joint festive ceremony of laying flowers to the Taras Shevchenko’s monument.