The state Committee has named the winners of the prize named after Lesya Ukrainka

The Committee of the state Committee for the award of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine named after Lesya Ukrainka for literary works for children and youth selected the winners for the year 2016.

On Friday February 3, according to the Government website.

«By secret ballot, the prize was the writer Anna Cubic (book «Malum, citam, pisama», publishing house «Bukrek»), graphic artist Arsen Janikian for decoration 5 fabulous stories about Mary Poppins English writer Pamela Travers (publishing house of the «Ridna mova»)», — stated in the message.

Also a winner was the creative team of the film «Trumpeter» («Ukrchina») as part of the script author Anastasia Mateshko, the Director Anatoly Mateshko, a Director of photography , Yuri, King, actors Leonid Shevchenko and Rima zyubina.

In the nomination «Theatrical performances for children and youth» the awards this year will not be awarded.

«Just for the award were submitted 43 papers of the thirty-two nominees. 18 papers were submitted in nomination «Literary works for children and youth», 19 in the nomination «the decoration of books for children and youth», 4 — in a nomination «Theatrical performances for children and youth» and 2 — in a nomination «Films for children and youth», — reported in the state Committee.

First Deputy Chairman of the state Committee Bohdan Chervak said that the competition for the award of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.L.Ukrainka is to encourage artists to create works for children and youth and at the same time to think about the creativity of the outstanding poet, the illustrious daughter of the Ukrainian people of Lesya Ukrainka.

«All presented to the Committee of works aimed at educating the younger generation in the spirit of national dignity, love of family and Homeland, national traditions, native language», — he said.

We will remind that last year the winner of the prize named after Lesya Ukrainka was recognized as the book «the ABC, or Operation «Stankozavod» Paul the feast of tabernacles, published in 2014 by the magazine «Donbass» and the National Union of writers of Ukraine.


Anna Cubac — author of about 60 books for adults and children over 300 songs, musical alphabet «Alfat usmci», which is the composer Oleksandr Bilash, the musical fairy tale «Pani Kiza» and illustrated many of the original alphabets. Her poetry for more than 15 years are used as teaching material in the textbooks of schools of Ukraine. Anna Cubac — winner of national literary awards named after Pavlo Usenko, Marousi Churai, S. Gulak-Artemovsky and the international prize «Friendship». The poems of the poet translated into Russian, English, German, Czech, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Mongolian and other languages.

Arsen Janikian — member of the National Union of artists of Ukraine, member of Union of designers of Ukraine, participant of regional, Republican and international art exhibitions. Book graphics engaged since 1990. Collaborated with many Ukrainian publishing houses, has created many wonderful illustrations for children’s books «fairy Tales» M. Slaboshpytskiy (2006), «Charlotte’s Web» by E. B. white (2009), «Travel Blue Arrows» and «the adventures of Cipollino» Gianni Rodari (2010), «Pippi Longstocking» and «the Kid and Carlson who lives on the roof» by A. Lindgren (2012-2013) and others.

The children’s film «Trumpeter», created in 2014 by the famous Ukrainian actor and film Director Anatoly Mateshko on the script Anastasia Mateshko, with success on the screens of Ukraine, has received positive reviews in the media. Put it is based on the story of a young musician has allowed the authors to create exciting movie-musical. The main role in the film played by an Amateur actor Leonid Shevchenko. He is now 17 years old. He graduated from the Kiev school of biotechnology and enrolled in the Institute of biology, Kyiv national Taras Shevchenko.

The state Committee has named the winners of the prize named after Lesya Ukrainka 04.02.2017

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