On March 9, 2019, in Ivano-Frankivsk on the occasion of the celebration of the 205th anniversary of the birth of the great Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure Taras Shevchenko, festive events were held that began with Shevchenko's readings on Vichevaya Square, organized by the NGO "Public institute of analysts" and Ivano-Frankivsk oblast association VT "Prosvita" named after T.Shevchenko.
A procession with the participation of representatives of the clergy, authorities, youth and the public took place from Vichevoy Square to the Taras Shevchenko City Park of Culture and Recreation. A ceremony took place near the monument to T. Shevchenko in the city park of culture and rest, during which Metropolitan Ivano-Frankivsk and Galician Cyrus Ioasaf together with representatives of the clergy of traditional Christian denominations served a memorial service for Taras Shevchenko. The memory of the Great Kobzar present was given to laying flowers to the monument and bust to the poet. In addition, there was a laying of flowers to the memorial plaques of T. Shevchenko on the front of the Sun Prosvita at 18, Grushevskoho Str., And at the house at Shevchenko Str., 1.
The following greetings were addressed to the mayor: the mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinkiv, the secretary of the city council Oksana Savchuk, the deputy head of the regional state administration Vitaliy Fedorov, deputy chairman of Ivano-Frankivsk association "Prosvita" named after T.Shevchenko Mihalo Sichka, and Also, the head of the regional organization of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine Evgeniy Baran. The winners of the all-city contest of readers of Taras Shevchenko's works, a student of the 11th grade of the School-Gymnasium №3 Marina Stefaniv, were also presenters.
The holding of various educational, educational, cultural and artistic events dedicated to the celebration of the 205th anniversary of T. Shevchenko's birth continues at the educational and cultural institutions of Ivano-Frankivsk.