On the Day of the defender of Fatherland the solemn ceremony was participated by the Governor of Krasnodar Region Veniamin Kondratiev, Chairman of the Legislative Assembly Yuri Burlachko, Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov and Chairman of the City Duma Vera Galushko. More than 3 thousand people came to the Eternal Flame.
The night Easter services were held in all Orthodox churches and temples of Krasnodar. Along with the congregation, Governor of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev and Head of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov participated in the festive Divine Liturgy in St. Catherine Cathedral. Easter services lasted for several hours.
New Year’s musical and theatrical performance “In the embrace of Sun and Moon” took place on the Theater Square of the capital of Kuban. At 23:55 Evgeny Pervyshov and Vera Galushko congratulated citizens of Krasnodar through video message. The addresses by City Head and City Duma Chairwoman were showed on LED screen mounted to the building of City Hall.