The Constitution of Ukraine was adopted on June 28, 1996, and since then this event has been celebrated annually. It is celebrated not only by government officials, but also by all other residents of the country.
Constitution Day of Ukraine is a day off, and the holiday can be extended to June 29, as was done in 2012. All private sector executives were advised to take a break from work and allow their employees to rest and have fun in honor of an important government event.
On June 28, a lot of official events are held in Ukraine, representatives of city administrations and the state as a whole are directly involved in organizing and conducting them. Politicians give solemn speeches, organize meetings dedicated to the Constitution, etc. In particular, on this day in different cities, representatives of the authorities began celebrations with laying flowers at the monuments to Kobzar, Orlik, Hrushevsky, Shevchenko, etc. On June 28, it is customary to remember famous Ukrainian figures, including those who participated in the drafting of the first Constitution of Ukraine.
In addition to official events, there are also entertainment events designed for guests and residents of the country. The main event in different cities, as a rule, becomes a large festive concert, during which congratulatory speeches are delivered and famous Ukrainian performers perform. So in 2012 at the concert “Constitution Day of Ukraine. Congratulations in a European way”were invited such popular musicians and groups as Oleg Skripka,“Kazak System”,“TIK”and“Mad Heads XL”, etc.
Many festive events are held directly on the central streets of cities, so on June 28, some roads are closed. Ceremonial processions, recitals of Ukrainian and foreign stars, charity and entertainment-game events, etc. are held. Particular attention is paid to the organization of funny concerts and games for children, as well as festive discos for young people.