Today, the Crimean Tatars all over the world are celebrating a special day - the Day of the Crimean Tatar Flag, which symbolizes the existence of the nation, its honor and dignity.

Prior to the occupation the celebrations were held in Crimea, but today Kiev citizens and guests had an opportunity to see a bright and impressive rally in Kiev.

The rally was attended by close to fifty cars decorated with Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian flags. Many participants came with their families.

All those present were smiling and children were enthusiastically and excitedly waiting for the event.

- I came here as this is our Crimean Tatar flag, and I love it so much, said one of the youngest participants of the flashmob.

His father Shevket said that being present at the today's rally is a duty for each Crimean Tatar.

- It is our duty, we love our nation and its flag, he said. Today, in addition to the rally, the largest in the world Crimean Tatar flag was carried at Khreshchatyk Street.

The campaign "Two flags - one country" is carried out to the Day of Crimean Tatar Flag and was attended by the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, as well as hundreds of Kiev citizens and guests.

Alena Skachko

Photo: QHA