Belvedere speaks Ukrainian from now on​

Belvedere speaks Ukrainian from now on Since November 1, an audioguide in Ukrainian language has become available in the Belvedere museum, Vienna. The project “Ukrainian Audio Guides in the World Leading Museums” is a part of the long-term initiative of the Ukrainian Institute to introduce Ukrainian-language audio guides in leading museums of the world. The…

Call for professional theatres to participate in the 7th International Festival of Ukrainian Theatre “East-West”

Call for professional theatres to participate in the 7th International Festival of Ukrainian Theatre “East-West” The festival will take place from 19 to 27 April 2020 in Krakow, Poland. Open call for professional theatres to participate in the 7th International Festival of Ukrainian Theatre “East-West” (Międzynarodowy Festiwal Teatru Ukraińskiego Wschód-Zachód), which will be held from…

Ukrainian “Fall On Pluto” in Cologne

Ukrainian “Fall On Pluto” in Cologne The famous “Fall On Pluto” will be staged in Cologne for the first time, with the support of the Ukrainian Institute.From 9 to 12 October 2019, an independent theatre project “Fall On Pluto” by screenwriter and director Sasha Brahma will take place at the urban festival URBÄNG in Germany.…

Mariologia — a dialogue with sacred texts and cultural memory

Mariologia — a dialogue with sacred texts and cultural memory The Ukrainian ensemble Alter Ratio performed in a Viennese church of the late 19th century. On November 5, Kyiv’s vocal contemporary ensemble Alter Ratio performed its Mariologia concertUkrainian composers Sviatoslav Lunyov, Maksym Kolomiets, Oleksiy Retynsky, and Maksym Shalygin re-thought medieval religious texts dedicated to the…

Ukrainian Baroque in Vienna

Ukrainian Baroque in Vienna As a part of the bilateral Year of Culture Ukraine-Austria On November 2, the orchestra “Open Opera Ukraine” performed its first overseas concert under the direction of Austrian-Ukrainian conductor Ilia Korol“Ukraine and Austria: Baroque Meetings” concert performed by Open Opera Ukraine combined vocal and instrumental works of the two countries to…

Ukrainian Female Artists at the UN Palace in Geneva

Ukrainian Female Artists at the UN Palace in Geneva Ukrainian Institute and UN Women in Ukraine invited painter Alevtina Kakhidze, Director General of Art Arsenal (Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex) Olesya Ostrovska-Lyuta, and Ukraine’s writer and philosopher Oksana Zabuzhko to join the UN regional meeting in Geneva. Oksana Zabuzhko, Alevtina Kakhidze, and…

Ukrainian Week in Gdansk

Ukrainian Week in Gdansk with the Ukrainian Institute On 7-16 November, Gdansk will host Ukrainian week, offering to visitors a variety of concerts, performances, film screenings, art installations and many more. The Ukrainian Institute developed the theatrical and jazz programme of the festival in cooperation with the Consulate of Ukraine in Gdansk, which initiated this…

Results of the 2nd phase of the EXTER Programme

Results of the 2nd phase of the EXTER Programme Announcing the winners of the 2nd phase of the international residences programme EXTER by the Ukrainian InstituteEleven more participants are joining the art centres, cultural associations, and galleries. They are Ukrainian curators and artists. The 1st phase of the competition selected ten participants. The following artists…

Antony Baryshevsky’s solo concert in Vienna

Antony Baryshevsky’s solo concert in Vienna On 2nd October, 2019, a solo concert of Ukrainian pianist Anthony Baryshevsky took place at the Arnold Schoenberg Center (Vienna) Ukrainian virtuoso pianist Antony Baryshevsky had his first solo concert for Vienna public under the bilateral Year of Culture Ukraine-Austria 2019.Antony Baryshevsky, the winner of numerous international competitions, who…

Ukraine’s musical squad conquered the biggest Austrian showcase festival Waves Vienna

Ukraine’s musical squad conquered the biggest Austrian showcase festival Waves Vienna On 27-28 September, Sasha Boole, bands [O], Tik Tu, and Alyona Alyona performed at the biggest Austrian showcase festival Waves Vienna. Waves Vienna, the most prestigious event of Austria’s musical industry, represents all the genres of the modern mainstream music: from dream-pop to rock…