The National culture council on under the President of Ukraine initiates the establishment of the first memorial plaque to poet Taras Shevchenko, dedicated to his 150th anniversary of his birth.
The corresponding initiative was presented by chairman of the National Council Mykola Zhulynsky at today’s meeting with President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko.
The President’s advisor proposed to set up the memorial plaque in the capital of the Russian Federation, near the Russian academy of painting, sculpture and architecture.
Zhulynsky said that in March, 1858 Taras Shevchenko visited his friend painter Mokrytsky, who lived and worked in this building.
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