On March 16, 1997, the ensemble of songs and dances of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was created, since 01.07.2008 it was transformed into the center of military and musical art of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with the inclusion of the Naval Forces Military Orchestra, which functioned since 17.02. 1993 Since the 90s of the last century, military artistic groups of the Navy of the Armed Forces provided military rituals, propagated Ukrainian culture in Sevastopol and Crimea, were among the few Ukrainian-language artistic institutions that opposed the Russian cultural expansion, which was prevalent in numbers and providing with the forces of the Black Sea Fleet (Officers’ Houses, the Base Matrock Club, the Lavrenyov Theater, the Black Sea Fleet’s orchestra and military units stationed on the territory of Ukraine). In 2014, the center of military musical art of the Navy was relocated to Odessa, where it restored its capabilities and, since April 2014, has been providing military rituals, performing concert activities in the southern regions of Ukraine, hospitals and areas of the Counterterrorism operation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, uniting patriots in defending their native land. Each year it conducts more than 200 concert performances, including about 100 in military units and units that carry out combat missions. Became a laureate of national and international festivals. According to the results of 2017 he was awarded the transitional pennant of the Odessa City Council as the best military unit of the Odessa garrison.