Kyiv Drama Theater in Podil to compete for an international award
The restored building of Kyiv Drama Theatre located in Podil is nominated for the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. The information was published on Facebook-page of Drozdov & Partners bureau, the building project author. Mies van der Rohe Award is granted every two years. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge and reward architecture production, including concepts and constructions
'The Stolen Princess' animation wins prize at the festival in Ireland
The Ukrainian animation film 'The Stolen Princess: Ruslan and Lyudmila' won the prize at the 6th Richard Harris International Film Festival held in the Irish city of Limerick on October,25-29. The film won 'Best Feature Award' category. At the award ceremony RHIFF 2018 prize was given to the Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine in Ireland Olena Shaloput
Film about Vasyl Slipak keeps its tour around the world
The documentary 'Myth' telling about Vasyl Slipak, an internationally renowned opera singer who was killed in Donbas war, will be shown at the DocsMX (Mexico City) and Doc'n'Roll (London) festivals. In addition, the film will be shown in Gdansk within the framework of Ukrainian Week and at Ukraїna! 3 Festiwal Filmowy festival in Warsaw. The film show schedule is the following: - October 16, DocsMX Festival, Mexico City;- October 24, Gdansk;- October 27, Warsaw;- November 14, Doc'n'Roll FF Festival, London
The second monument to Ann of Kyiv unveils in France
October 2, a monument to Anne of Kyiv, the daughter of Kyivan Prince Yaroslav the Wise and Queen of France, was unveiled in Toulouse.As Oleh Shamshur, Ambassador of Ukraine to France, wrote on his Twitter page a bronze sculpture was installed at St.Pierre Square
Kamianets-Podilskyi residents set dance record
At the tourist season start in Kamianets-Podilskyi the 11th city record was set. 200 people performed historic reverence at the same time. 'The most mass dance in historical costumes' record was fixed by the expert of the Ukrainian Book of Records
British actor to star in the film about Holodomor in Ukraine
Actor James Norton will play in the movie 'Gareth Jones' by Polish director Agnieszka Hollande.The film tells about a journalist who exposed the Holodomor, Stalin’s 1933 genocide-famine in Ukraine. A Welsh journalist went to Moscow to try to interview Joseph Stalin. The shooting will begin on February,26 in Ukraine. In addition, the scenes will be filmed in Poland and the UK. The premiere of the film is scheduled for 2019