March, 11 at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan was held an event on the occasion of the 205th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko.
On this occasion, the Embassy held a diplomatic reception, which was attended by representatives of the Ukrainian Diaspora, the Tajik public, business circles of the Republic of Tajikistan, state bodies of the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as the diplomatic corps of the host country.
In his speech, the Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan Viktor V. Semenov spoke about the life of Taras Shevchenko, his role and importance for modern Ukraine. After that, the guests were shown a video.
Also, the staff of the diplomatic mission, as well as members of their families read to the guests the "Testament" of Taras Shevchenko in different languages (Ukrainian, Tajik, English, German, Polish and Russian). They were joined by diplomats of foreign Embassies, who read the poems of Taras Shevchenko translated into their national languages.
After that, the Embassy held a tasting of Ukrainian national cuisine.