2-23 November, the Days of Young Ukrainian Talents took place in Montenegro at the KIC Budo Tomović in the capital Podgorica and the Nikola Đurković Cultural Center in Kotor where an exhibition of young Ukrainian artists МАЛЮЙ.UA (PAINT.UA) and a concert of young Ukrainian artists were presented.
The organizers and participants of this wonderful action of cultural diplomacy spoke about the event at the press-conference.
Montenegrins saw 55 best works of the All-Ukrainian art festival PAINT.UA, which was held for two months and collected works of young Ukrainian artists from all over Ukraine aged 5 to 21 years old, among which there are works of orphans, displaced people and children from places near the Boundary Line. The young talents showed an unusually interesting vision and wonderful skills. Various techniques and materials were used in the performance of the work: oil, watercolor, gouache, charcoal, pastel, pencils, ink, liners, ink liners, mixed techniques, a tablet. The winners were chosen by a respected jury, which consisted of Montenegrin artists and cultural figures. The head of the jury was the director of the National Museum of Montenegro Anastasia Miranovich.
At the opening ceremony, the organizers of the event spoke: President of the Association for the Development of International Relations ADRUM Tatiana Kolesnichenko, Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine in Montenegro Natalya Fiyalka, Director of the Budo Tomović Cultural Center Snezhana Burzhan, members of the jury of the All-Ukrainian Art Festival MALUI.UA - an outstanding cultural figure Vanya Vukovich and famous Montenegrin artists Mirko Dragovic, Liliana Kolundzic, Khaidana Kostić and Matan Vuksevich.
Ukrainian artists by 12- to 20-year-old Lyubov Hrytsenko, Daniela Dmitrieva, Sofia Salvaridu and Sofia Yegorova took part in the concert which was held as part of the Days of Young Ukrainian Talents in Montenegro. Also talented Montenegrin little singers Komnen Vukovic, Jana Sekloca, Angela Stiepovic, Dora Grbovic and Ivona Brnovic performed at the concert.
After Podgorica, the exhibition of young Ukrainian artists was held in the Kotor, which is the cultural capital of Montenegro, where it was shown as part of the bright events dedicated to the City Day.
The winners of the All-Ukrainian art festival PAINT.UA, whose works were presented in Montenegro: Detelina Ilnitskaya, Tatiana Ogurtsova, Alina Kozhukharenko, Andrey Ponomarev, Daria Mironova, Emilia Kozyar, Varvara Rychkova, Polina Kozachenko, Yulia Fedorchenko, Anastasia Petrova, Evgeniya Fedorchuk, Daniil Svistun, Asya Davydenko, Alina Dotsenko, Victoria Voychishena, Alexandra Moshina, Anastasia Lotish, Sofia Shcherbakova, Daria Orlovskaya, Alina Karashchuk, Sofia Pastukh, Andrey Bobrov, Valeria Lyashenko, Pavel Eremin, Valeria Pavlyuchenkova, Natalia Torgachova, Darina Kozhushko, Yaroslava Nikiforova, Yuliya Padalka, Artur Shevtsov, Sonya Lelyukh, Veronika Lazareva, Nikolai Goncharov, Bogdana Karpenyuk, Vlada Sergienko, Ekaterina Luksha, Sofia Styk, Diana Volchkova, Olga Snikhovskaya, Anna Lysenko, Ivanna Kotulich, Daniil Malinovsky, Boris Medvedev, Elena Yushchenko, Anastasiya Kresinska, Alyona Vinichenko, Anastasia Slipchenko, Tatiana Dementienko, Lesya Kovalchishina, Victoria Pilipchuk, Alexander Chaly, Vitaly Lunin, Diana Sandireva, Karina Trenbach, Maria Yariz.
The project was organized by the Association for the Development of International Relations ADRUM, STUDIORAR, KIC "Budo Tomović" and the Cultural Center "Nikola Đurković" with the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in Montenegro. The Taras Shevchenko National Museum was the partner of the All-Ukrainian Art Festival PAINT.UA. Organizers, partners, artists and talented children have created a real celebration of art and friendship between Ukraine and Montenegro, which will be remembered for a long time!