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 World's largest 'Kobzar' poetry book by Taras Shevchenko presented in Kyiv. PHOTOS

The Taras Shevchenko National Museum hosted an annual ceremony of 'Shevchenko's Word Unites Us' International Cultural and Art Project on March 10.

Ambassadors of foreign countries presented outstanding literary works, which are as important for their countries as Shevchenko's 'Zapovit' for Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing Dzerkalo Tyzhnia.

The world's largest edition of the Kobzar poetry collection was presented at the event. A two-meter-high book contains several poems.

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Kobzar ('The Bard') is a book of poems by Ukrainian poet and painter Taras Shevchenko, first published in 1840 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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