Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

The Ambassador of Great Britain to Ukraine powerfully recited Shevchenko's poem in Kanev

Martin Harris recited Shevchenko's poem “The Dnieper roars and moans wide!”/Collage by Radio MAXIMUM

Yesterday, March 9, 2024, on the birthday of Taras Shevchenko, British Ambassador to Ukraine Martin Harris shot a powerful video in the city of Kanev, where the great Ukrainian poet is buried.

In it, he honored the memory of Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko, reciting one of his famous poems. The video was posted on the Facebook page of the Embassy of Great Britain in Ukraine.

In his video, Martin Harris read the poem “Roaring and moaning the Dnieper is wide” on the bank of the Dnieper in Kanev, where the grave of Taras Shevchenko is located.

Happy birthday, Taras Shevchenko! Happy birthday, Taras Shevchenko!
– he wrote under the video.

Social media users thanked the ambassador for his support and high level of attention to Ukrainian culture. They noted Harris' deep understanding of the importance of Shevchenko for the Ukrainian people and the high quality of the performance of the poem.

Martin Harris recited Shevchenko's poem in Kanev: watch the video

Public figure, head of the National Assembly of People with Disabilities of Ukraine Valery Sushkevich expressed his respect to the ambassador of Great Britain. To a person who not only fulfills his diplomatic duties, but also learns the language of Ukraine and its culture, and tries to feel our people and understand how to help, how to prioritize cooperation with Britain. p>

Natalia Ivanchenko, head of the Ukrainian language course at the Nuremberg Educational Center, emphasized that Britain is known for its true values. She appreciated both the excellent performance and all the details that work for the content.

Thank you very much for supporting our country! An incredible performance and a well-chosen context,
– she added.

Taras Shevchenko is a great son of Ukraine. And we are grateful to him for his cultural heritage. Works that have become prophetic for many of us. Words that inspire and give inspiration for the struggle.

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