Title " Honorary Citizen of Chernivtsi " was given to three outstanding citizens of Chernivtsi. They were awarded during the official opening celebration. So, this title was given to Joseph Elhiseru (posthumously), Leonid and Alexander Tough Zatulovskomu. Instead Yohsypa Elhisera award was given to his daughter.
Joseph Moiseevich Elhiser (29.12.1929-24.05.2014) - Ukrainian surgeon, pianist, composer, accompanist, teacher, music and public figure, winner of the Gold Medal and the title of UNESCO " the name Golden World culture " . We know that Joseph was Elhiser family during the German occupation of Bukovina to concentration camps and ghettos in Vinnytsia region and saved his family only that he knew German perfectly and skillfully performed classic German music.
Leonid Zatulovskyy - co-chairman of the regional association of composers Bukovina, a member of the Association of pop art Chernivtsi Regional branch of the National Ukrainian Music Union, winner of the regional literary and artistic Kim Vorobkevych Prize, Art Prize named Sidi Tal, Honored Artist Ukraine. The creative heritage of Bukovina is over 80 artists of different genres of music. Its suite " Wandering Stars " performed in the New York Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra " Nayyany " Yu Veldmana running.
Alexander Tough - WWII veteran, a member of Chernivtsi liberation from Nazi occupation. At age 18, became a scout and participated in the battles against the Nazi invaders. Honorary citizen of the city given to those who have worked for the benefit of the community, influenced the formation of the global awareness of positive spiritual and intellectual image of not only the city but also the state.