Letter regarding Anna Netrebko

Anna Netrebko’s performance at the Kölner Philharmony on August 29 Kind request to reconsider programming decision and cancel Anna Netrebko’s performance at the Kölner Philharmony on August 29   Louwrens Langevoort Intendant The Kölner Philharmony Artistic and managing director and CEO of KölnMusik GmbH As it became known, on August 29, the Kölner Philharmony is…

Ukrainian Delegation at the Donostia Zinemaldia – Festival de San Sebastian

Ukrainian Delegation at the Donostia Zinemaldia – Festival de San Sebastián About project The Ukrainian Institute, in partnership with the Cannes Film Market program Producers Network | Marché du Film, created an opportunity for Ukrainian producers to participate in the industry section of the International Film Festival in San Sebastian, which was held from 16…

Ukrainian documentary film projects presentations at the Nordisk Panorama festival (Sweden)

Ukrainian documentary film projects presentations at the Nordisk Panorama festival (Sweden) About the project Ukrainian Institute, together with the Nordisk Panorama Film Festival and the French company Newen Studios, invited Ukrainian directors and producers to submit their documentary film projects to the Nordisk Panorama Film Festival. Applications were accepted until 28 August inclusive. 7 film…

Digital platform to discover Ukrainian films

Digital platform for global audiences to discover where to watch Ukrainian films The Ukrainian Institute, in partnership with usheru, launched a website ukrainefilms.com, the only open digital platform that guides global audiences to Ukrainian cinema. About the project The project started at the beginning of the full-scale war, when representatives of the Irish company usheru contacted the…

Presentation of Ukrainian filmmakers at the industrial events of the Sarajevo Film Festival

Presentation of Ukrainian filmmakers at the industrial events of the Sarajevo Film Festival Purpose of the project The purpose of the event is to popularise Ukrainian culture among the foreign professional community and strengthen the capacity of representatives of the Ukrainian film industry for international cooperation, increase the recognition of Ukrainian cinematographers and workers in…

“The Russian Flag Will Be Flown Wherever Russian Is Spoken”: “Russkiy Mir” Foundation

The study “The Russian Flag Will Be Flown Wherever Russian Is Spoken”: “Russkiy Mir” Foundation Read in English Читати українською Dates March – July 2022  Researchers Yulia Masiyenko, Kateryna Zahryvenko, Nadiia Koval, Denys Tereshchenko  About the study This paper is part of the research project “Study of the cultural diplomacy institutions of the Russian Federation”…

Music Catalogue 2020-2022

Music Catalogue Discover the Music Catalogue Music Catalogue showcases Ukrainian best musicians to key agents worldwide. About the Music Catalogue The aim of this catalog is to present contemporary Ukrainian classical music, jazz, improvisational music, indie, rock, rap, and world music to international circles and to audiences working in the music industry. This is done…

Decolonization. Selected articles published in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Decolonization. Selected articles published in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine graphic by Hrag Vartanian/Hyperallergic With Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian cultural institutions, artists, and scholars alike have called on the international community to revise their stance on Russia and its place in the Western academic and cultural discourses. Ukrainian intellectuals have repeatedly…

The Ukrainian Institute’s statements

The Ukrainian Institute’s statements As a state institution promoting Ukrainian culture abroad, the Ukrainian Institute considers it inappropriate to engage Russian representatives at cultural events during the ongoing war of aggression that Russia is waging against Ukraine. Culture is not beyond politics and is actively weaponised by Russia to promote its narratives and subsequently to…

Ukrainian show-case program “Pavillons du Futur” as part of the Avignon La Manufacture off-festival

Ukrainian show-case program Ukrainian show-case program “Pavillons du Futur” as part of the Avignon La Manufacture off-festival “Avignon La Manufacture off-festival” is a key contemporary performing arts event that unites hundreds of professionals worldwide. Ukrainian art and its creators are given a special place this year — the Ukrainian pavilion “Pavillons du Futur”. Project aims…