Sunday, January 29 in Kiev Lukyanovka cemetery reburied Ukrainian writer and poet Alexander Oles, along with his wife Faith. About it reports UKRINFORM.
Around 13:00 the participants of the funeral procession arrived at lukyanovskoe cemetery. Met Olesya Ukrainian songs performed by a brass orchestra “Oh, Luz Chervona Kalyna”.
At the solemn reburial was attended by the Minister of culture Evgeny Nishchuk, one of the nearest relatives wife Olga Kandyba and other public figures.
After solemn speeches during lowering of the coffin into the ground sounded the Anthem of Ukraine.
Earlier today, in the Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev was held panachida-farewell to the poet, during which the Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine Filaret said a prayer for the repose of the soul of the Ukrainian writer.
Alexander Oles (Kandyba, 1878 -1944), has long lived and worked abroad. He died in Prague, where he was buried. In January of this year, the remains of the writer and his wife were exhumed, because the laws of the Czech Republic include the cost of rent for a place in the cemetery. By this time, the rent paid by the native of Ukraine Vladimir Mikhaylishin, but he recently died and his son decided to bury my father at the grave of Olesya.