Spanish street named after Ukraine

26 November 2013 11:45
(QHA) - Southern Spanish city Torrevieja will name one of its streets Ukraine to honor the 80th anniversary of Holodomor (1930s man-made famine in Ukraine). The honor is part of the preparations for the Holodomor victims commemoration – an event organized by the local NGO – Association of Ukrainians in Torrevieja. The organization actively participates in the social life of the seaside city and was offered the honor as the recognition of their contribution to the public good. “This is the first street named after Ukraine in Spain,” reports As reported, in October 2013, British city Cambridge named one of its streets after the renowned Ukrainian writer and poet Taras Shevchenko. The street is located in the Sidgwick Site of Cambridge. In March 2013, the council of the Hungarian capital Budapest also introduced a square named after outstanding Ukrainian poet and artist Taras Shevchenko.