International literary competition «Granoslov» was revived after an 8-year hiatus

International literary competition «Granoslov» resumed its work after an eight-year hiatus has determined its winners. This was stated by the Chairman of the National Union of writers of Ukraine Mykhailo Sydorzhevskyy, reports «UKRINFORM».

«In 1991, at the dawn of our independence, at the initiative of the Chairman of the National Union of writers of Ukraine Yury Mikhailovich Ascetica was launched literary contest, which aims to attract young people to creative writing. This beautiful, noble initiative operated for many years, but 8 years ago the competition was discontinued. But in those days a lot of young passed through a sieve of the «Granoslov», it was a brand. Among the winners were first cadence Serhiy Zhadan, Irena Karpa, Roman Skiba and dozens of authors who today are the adornment of Ukrainian literary process,» said Sydorzhevskyy.

According to him, the writers ‘ Union today needs new talents, young blood, and a lot of hope holds the «Granoslov», which now received 525 works, including many extremely talented.

«Competition «Granoslov» 2015-2016 actually completed. Only official awards ceremony. Watch for announcements soon starts «Granoslov»- 2016-2017″, said Sydorzhevskyy.

Curator of the contest, Secretary for work with young authors NSPU Lesya Mudrak announced the names of the winners. This is Igor Astapenko, Elizaveta Zharikova, Igor Mitrov, Andriy Datskiv, Andrew tuzhikof — in the nomination «Poetry». And Yulia Vasilenko, Jana Onyszkiewicz, Artem Sopronyuk, Pavel Chominski, Olga Skotarenko — in the nomination «Prose». Their works will be released as separate editions by the end of this year. Will also be printed anthology of the works of the winners of the «Granoslov».

The awards ceremony will be held in late March in Kiev.

Lesya Mudrak also recalled that the jury «Granoslov» three of laureate of the National prize. Shevchenko is Vasyl Herasymyuk, Viacheslav Medvid, Anatoly Kichinsky, as well as the Chairman of the Kiev organization NSPU Vladimir Danilenko and other famous writers. She noted that the partners of the contest — the publishing house «Summit Book» and Fund «Diaspora», the competition is held under the patronage of the Ministry of youth and sports.




International literary competition «Granoslov» was revived after an 8-year hiatus 10.02.2016

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