Tetiana Filevska, an art-manager, and researcher of Ukrainian avant-garde from Kyiv has recently come back from the Netherlands where she was studying the Stedelijk Museum archive and collection of Kazimir Malevich’s pictures. This trip and research became possible due to the EU’s project Culture Bridges. Read more
We spoke about creative approach in tourism with the Kievite Natalia Gudkova, a certified coach in heritage interpretation and an interpreter guide. She recently came back from an international conference on heritage interpretation in Reims, France, which she visited thanks to a grant from the European Union’s Culture Bridges project. And she is ready to share her observations.
An improvisational theatre against various forms of violence, including physical, psychological, sexual or financial, has been operating in Kharkiv since 2018. During the performances, actors stage real-life stories of viewers who are ready to share their experiences. There is a psychologist at the performances, who provides advice to those who need it. Read more
The satellite city of Kyiv has accepted about 4,000 internally displaced people. A joint project of the EU and the International Organization for Migration supports the local IDP relief center. Here people can get clothes and household items, talk to a psychologist, find work and a kindergarten or a school for children, attend courses and creative classes. Read more
Sculptures of baroque sculptor Johann Georg Pinsel decorate the facade of St. George’s Cathedral in Lviv and other cultural heritage buildings in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Ternopil regions. The EU programme Culture Bridges co-finances the Pinsel_AR project to digitize his works in the Lviv Museum for everyone to see. Future plans include scanning the sculptor’s heritage in Ukraine and abroad. Read more
The EU Creative Europe programme with a budget of EUR 1.46 billion is intended for 7 years (from 2014 to 2020). The size of grants for cultural projects can range from EUR 100,000 to EUR 2 million. Ahead of the announcement of the next contests, read detailed advice on the terms of participation and about Ukrainian projects that have already received the funding. Read more
These students can even be kindly envied, because their life is rich and vivid: they bring medals from sports competitions from abroad, they extremely interestingly spend all holidays, work for charitable causes and, of course, attend lectures. Most of them have modern gadgets. They easily use Privat-24, pay for utilities on the Internet, chat with Skype and have profiles on Facebook. And the oldest student is almost 90 years old. Read more