Contenders for the annual prize of the President of Ukraine «Ukrainian book of the year» for the year 2016 announced in Kiev.
On Wednesday January 25, the press service of the state Committee.
«The state Committee on January 25 there was a meeting of the Committee for awarding the annual prize of the President of Ukraine «Ukrainian book of the year». By secret ballot, was identified publications submitted for participation in the competition, which the Committee proposes to award the prize for the year 2016″, — stated in the message.
In the nomination «For outstanding achievements in the field of artistic literature» the award is offered to award publications «the Blue notebook. Leaves luminous days» and «Lad» (author Miroslav Docines, publishing house «Carpathian tower»). Just this nomination was considered by the 19 art works.
In the nomination «For significant contribution to the development of Ukrainian studies» among the 28 candidates with the winner determined by the edition of «Maria Zankovetska» (author Vladimir Korniychuk, publishing house «krynytsya»).
In the nomination «For assistance in the education of the younger generation» among the 20 eligible publications award is offered to award the book «William the Hedgehog» (by Tatiana Stus, LLC «Publishing house «Vivat»).
The list of publications admitted to participation in competition on competition of the award «Ukrainian book of the year», can be found on the website of the state Committee.
The prize is awarded in accordance with the decree of the President of Ukraine of 16 December 2009 to mark the authors, the publishing firms and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the popularization of Ukrainian books and the development of domestic publishing. Organizational support of the Committee for the annual award of the President of Ukraine «Ukrainian book of the year» conferred on the state Committee of Ukraine.
The prize is awarded in three categories. For the award nominated books in the Ukrainian language published in Ukraine in the last three years, but not later than six months prior to their nomination.
The diploma of the winner of the award has been given to each of the co-authors of the work. The winners are paid the cash prize, the amount of which is 100 thousand hryvnia. With 50% of the cash part of the award paid to the author (co-authors in equal shares, unless otherwise provided in the agreement between them) 50% — publisher or publishing organization.
Announced the nominees for the presidential award «Ukrainian book of the year» 26.01.2017