Monday, April 19, 2010

Sorochyntsi fair to be held under auspices of 65th anniversary of Victory

The National Sorochyntsi Fair 2010 will be held on August 17-22 this year in the village of Velyki Sorochyntsi, Myrhorod district, Poltava region. As the press service of the Sorochytsi Fair Ltd. informed, a preliminary opening date is August 18.
The last year's fair was dedicated to the 200th anniversary of writer Nikolai Gogol. Taking part in it were 1,500 participants and over half a million visitors. The present fair will be held under the auspices of celebrating the 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 (World War II). Presently, organizers are working over a cultural-artistic program of the fair, new projects and presentation events are planned, building up of the ethnographic zone of the fair continues, and the masters' town is being arranged.