In Lviv was opened a monument to Mikhail Verbickogo
the Author of the melody, which a century and a half ago put the words "not dead Yet Ukraine". Almost three-meter bronze figure of the composer and granite slab with the music of the Ukrainian anthem. Made the pedestal by donations in honor of the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of the composer. At the opening ceremony of the monument was attended by relatives of Mikhail Verbitsky.