Ivano-Frankivsk wins the 2018 Europe Prize
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe awarded the 2018 Europe Prize to Ivano-Frankivsk European.
The PACE honours the city for its commitment to the European ideal.
Ivano-Frankivsk was awarded for international cooperation in many areas, in particular, academic activity. In addition, it is a university town, it is twinned with 24 European cities. The city hosts events dedicated to the Day of Europe and the European Week of Local Democracy; it is famous for its rich cultural life (the International Blacksmith Festival, the Ivano-Frankivsk Semi-Marathon, the International Christmas Carol Festival and the Days of Polish Culture).