Ukrainian village will benamed after Michael Jackson
Some of the Ukrainian village residents are trying to name their village in honor of Michael Jackson.
The village is lacated Zaporizhia region.
Residents of a Ukrainian village want to rename it after the late pop superstar Michael Jackson, a lawmaker who represents the village told AFP on Wednesday.
"There are many fans of Michael Jackson there. They want to immortalize him," said Oleg Kislitsyn, a deputy in the regional parliament,Oleg Kislitsyn, a deputy in the regional parliament, adding that he was in favour of the proposal.
"They want to create a house-museum and collect his records there. This is a depressed region, all the factories are closed. They hope this will attract tourists," he added.
Kislitsyn's advisers went to meet with villagers on Wednesday to discuss the proposal. The village's municipal council is to consider the plan in August.