155th anniversary of the first public performance of Ukraine National Anthem
In March 10, 2020 Students and Teachers of Pedagogical College Ivan Franko National University of Lviv participated in the solemn occasion – 155th anniversary of the first public performance of Ukraine National Anthem.
"This event has become traditional and symbolic for Lviv residents. Participation in the celebration was attended by representatives of public organizations, city authorities, clergy, Lviv citizens and guests», - was said in Lviv City Council.
Ukrainian national anthem dates back to the fall of 1862 when ethnographer, folklorist and poet Pavlo Chubynsky wrote the poem "Ще не вмерла Україна" ("Ukraine Has Not Died"). Music -Mykhailo Verbytskiy. Public performance of the song took place in March 10, 1865 in Przemysl. The verse received a status of the National Anthem of Independent Ukraine in January 15, 1992.