The Committee on annual award of the President of Ukraine «Ukrainian book of the year» («Ukrainian book of the year») has identified three contenders to receive it.
As have informed in a press-service of the public broadcaster, at the meeting of the members of the Committee reviewed 106 books, among them the competition was represented by three.
In particular, it is proposed to award the prize in nomination «For outstanding achievements in the field of artistic literature» — the book «Mesopotamia» Sergey Zhadan («Book club «family leisure Club», 2013); in the nomination «For significant contribution into development of Ukrainian studies» — book «the Ukrainian folk grown ubari» («Ukrainian national headwear») Galina Stelmashchuk (PE «Publishing house «a Priori», 2013); in the nomination «For assistance in the education of the younger generation» — the book «Zaporoge: novel trilogy» part 1 of «Petro Sahaidachny» Vitaly Mats (publishing house «Summit-book», 2014).
In the public broadcaster reminded that the annual prize of the President of Ukraine «Ukrainian book of the year» established in accordance with the presidential decree from 16 December 2009 to mark the authors, the publishing firms and organizations that have made significant contributions to the popularization of Ukrainian books and the development of domestic publishing.
For the award are nominated books in Ukrainian published in Ukraine in the last three years, but not later than six months prior to their nomination for the award. The award is paid, the cash prize, the amount of which is 100 thousand UAH. With 50 percent cash portion of the award shall be paid to the author of the work (the coauthors in equal shares, unless otherwise provided in the agreement between them), 50 percent of the publishing house or the publishing organization.
The Committee for the award included writers Ivan Drach, Pavlo Movchan, scientists Myroslav Popovych, Mykola Dmitrenko, Vitaly Donchyk, Peter KRALIUK, representatives of libraries and the public.
We will remind, in December of 2015 were named the winners of the nationwide contest «Best book of Ukraine». The jury, in particular, noted the book «Igor Sikorsky. From Kiev to Connecticut, from heaven to heaven» (publishing house «ADEF-Ukraine») in the nomination «Life is great» and also the novel of Ivan Korsak «Explosion in the desert» («Yaroslavov Val») in the nomination «Prose».
Grand Prix of the contest received the second book of the novel-collage Bogdan Gorina «Love and creativity Sofia Karaffa-Korbut» (publishing house «a Priori»). Edition «By I. Franko. When animals were still talking» («Avias») awarded in the category «World of childhood»; «Ukrainian culture. Holidays, traditions, ceremonies» Natalia Leshchenko and Ruslan Pavlyuk («bookclub») — in nomination «Art-book», «Return to Constantinople» edited by Larissa Ivshina (publishing house LLC «Ukrainian press-group») — in nomination «depth Of knowledge»; «Dante Alighieri. The divine Comedy: Paradise» in the translation of Maxim stryha («Astrolabe») — in nomination «the big Mac. Restart» by Sergei Zhadan («bookclub») — in nomination «best Seller»; «Blessed be the city of Lviv» Yuri Nikolishin («Apriori») — in nomination «Art of printing»; «Chernihiv Shevchenko studies»(«gum») — in nomination «My country».
Zhadan, Stelmashchuk and Mat were named contenders for the prize «Ukrainian book of the year» 05.02.2016