The Ukrainian Institute and UN Women Ukraine have awarded the Women in Arts 2021 prize; it's been the third time this award is handed. The prize is supposed to celebrate the outstanding achievements of ladies employed in various areas of art and inspire the winners to succeed even more.
According to the organizer's page on Facebook, this year, artists and culture figures received prizes in eight nominations.
The list of the laureates is as follows:
Ladies in visual art - Alina Kleitman;
Ladies in music - Oksana Lyniv;
Ladies in theatre - Tamara Trunova;
Ladies in cinema - Iryna Tsilyk;
Ladies in literature - Sofia Andrukhovych;
Ladies in cultural management - Yulia Fediv;
Ladies in cultural journalism, critics, and research - Vira Baldynyuk;
A special award went to Valeriya Burlakova.
After the awards ceremony, guests watched the premiere of a documentary called Ladies Who Play Games by Nadiya Parfan. The picture tells seven stories of the personal and professional paths of laureates of Women in Arts 2021.