Culture

Ukrainian animated feature film 'The Stolen Princess' official poster presented
04/12/2017
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This poster features the main characters of the story: capricious and charming princess Mila and her loved one, Ruslan the traveling actor, his friend Nestor and Mila’s father, Prince Volodymyr of Kyiv, plump and simple-minded Hamster, as well as the main antagonist of the cartoon, Chernomor the sorcerer, and other characters.  In early December an official premiere of the first trailer to 'The Stolen Princess' will take place. Now the first teaser to the animation film is actively broadcast on Animagrad’s YouTube
An exhibition of Maria Prymachenko's works opens at Kyiv art center
19/11/2017
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November 21, M17 Contemporary Art Center (Kyiv) an exhibition of works of Maria Prymachenko, one of the most famous Ukrainian folk artists. The exposition is called 'The Marvelous World of Maria Prymachenko'. The visitors will be able to see a few dozen works from private collections rarely demonstrated to the general public. The exposition runs until December 3.The entrance on the opening day is free
Sergey Polunin to present a film about himself (trailer)
25/10/2017
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October 26, the film 'Dancer', a life story of the well-known ballet dancer Sergey Polunin, will be released in Ukraine. The biographical film about the dancer's childhood in Kherson, study in Kyiv, a fast-paced career at the Royal Ballet in London and work in the world's best theaters was released last year. Thus, a native of Kherson will come to Kyiv to present the film personally. The author of the film is an American director Steven Cantor
Riga to host the first Ukrainian Film Festival
25/10/2017
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October, 13-15 Ukrainian Film Days will take place in Riga for the first time. The festival program will offer 6 films: 'The main role', 'The Nest of the Turtledove', 'Chervonyi', 'Date at the Milky Way', 'Vagrych and the black square' and 'White bird with a black sign'. The spectators are invited to the cinema 'Splendide Pala' (Elizabetes Street, 61). Entrance is free
Angelina Jolie presents a cartoon scripted by a Ukrainian
25/10/2017
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'The Breadwinner' cartoon was premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The presentation was attended by a 42-year-old actress Angelina Jolie, the cartoon producer. It should be noted that the cartoon was scripted by Anita Doron born in the city of Berehove, Zakarpattia Oblast. The film tells a story of Parvana, a girl in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, who must dress as a boy to support her mother and sister after her dad is unjustly arrested
GogolFest-2017 to welcome 900 participants from 12 countries
29/08/2017
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Sept.7-17, Kyiv is hosting the 10th Gogolfest Contemporary Art Festival, the event that brings together music, dance, theater, opera, circus, installation, graphics, design, cinema and visual visuals