Amid high-profile political events achieve some of the Ukrainian artists whose names are known far outside the country, are lost. They have every opportunity to work abroad, but choose the Ukraine. They are the face of modern Ukrainian culture. Andrey Kurkov, Stas Zhirkov, Anastasia Shevchenko, Vlad Troitsky and Alexander Roitburd – heroes of the special project “Culture people.” This was “Know.ia” said the host of “Vikna-news” Olga Kucher. She has shared details of a unique project, which starts on STB TV channel since April 22.
According to Kucher, the heroes of the project were people of different ages and different professions.
“We deliberately chose a very diverse composition. They are all very different, with different positions and views. But there is something that unites them. They are the face of Ukrainian culture, our culture and our people,” – said TV presenter.
Andrey Kurkov, Olga Kucher
Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov is well known and abroad, says Kutcher.
“His books about Ukraine can be found in 65 countries around the world, which put plays even in Iran!” – she added.
About Stas Jirkova say “Director-sensation” continues the presenter.
“At first he worked in small theater “Zolot gate”, and then headed the theater of drama and Comedy on the left Bank of the Dnieper. Winner of several major theatre awards “Gold pectoral”. Despite the cheerful disposition – at his performances, often want to cry. His productions have socio-political overtones,” explained Olga Kucher.
Olga Kucher and Stas Zhirkov
Also the heroine of the project will be the prima ballerina of the National Opera of Ukraine Anastasiya Shevchenko.
“She will tell about the perception abroad of Ukrainian ballet and distinguish whether its from Russian. There is Ukrainian school of ballet and why dance can be a crucial diplomatic weapon in the hybrid war with Russia, which did not scruple to call the Ukrainian dancers of its graduates and to attribute the achievements of Ukrainian ballet” – shared TV presenter.
Anastasiya Shevchenko and Olga Kucher
The fourth character cycle of the program will be well-known cultural activist, theatre Director Vlad Troitsky.
“His art projects become events nationwide scale. GogolFest, the group “DakhaBrakha”, “Dakh Daughters”, “CESO”. It raises uncomfortable questions in the works of their creations. His groups songs have a deep meaning and subtext” – says TV presenter.
As noted by Olga Kuchar, the fifth character of the special project “Culture people” will be Alexander Roitburd.
“The artist who headed the Odessa art Museum. He met great resistance from local authorities. It wanted to appoint, was accused that when he drew pictures feces. But despite this he headed conservative institution and wants to make it a new trendy place on the cultural map of Ukraine”, – says the leading.
She is sure that the heroes of the program are examples of successful implementation of the Creator in Ukraine.
“After having the opportunity to work abroad, they choose Ukraine. Someone goes with lectures on turbulent East, someone is talking about the problems of corruption from the scene, someone carries Ukrainian culture in the Western scenes, but returned to Ukraine. It is their conscious choice. To do culture in fashion Ukraine”, – says Olga Kucher.
Special Culture people
She does not deny that the theatre Director, for example, in Germany earn more than in Ukraine. Even in Poland you can earn more.
“But the advantage of Ukraine is that now we give way to young. It’s hard to believe, but, for example, one of the largest stages of the capital entrusted to a young filmmaker Zhirkov. The Belarusians, with whom he cooperates and puts the total plays, say that they envy us. Because of such a career at such a young age they can only dream of” – summed up Olga Kucher.
We add that special “Culture people” can be viewed from 22 to 26 April in the program “Vikna-Novyny” at 17:30 and 22:00 on the STB.
We will remind, earlier in Ukraine was awarded the “Gold Jia 2019”.
As reported by the portal “Know.ia” Katya Buzhinskaya blinded by the beauty of the prize “Gold Heat-ptica 2019”.
Also “Know.Eeyore” wrote as Elena Kravets of “Kvartal 95” Zelensky congratulated with the victory.