Poroshenko hands Shevchenko National Prize to laureates of 2018

Source : 112 Ukraine

This year the awards went to writer Emma Andijewska, artist Pavlo Makov, publicist Sergy Plokhy, composer Viktoria Poleva and other
13:28, 9 March 2018

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Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine handed the Shevchenko National Prize to the laureates of 2018 as 112 Ukraine reported.

'70 nominees claimed on the high state award and only eight of them successfully overcome the races. I welcome your decision on the awarding of the Shevchenko National Prize. The signed order shows that I absolutely supported it', Poroshenko said.

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According to the order, the awards went to writer Emma Andijewska for the poetry books: 'Dailiness: periscopes', 'Marathon race', 'Drawer landscapes', 'Non-clock time', 'Cities-knights'; to artist Pavlo Makov for the creative project 'Lost Paradise', to  publicist Sergy Plokhy for the book 'Gates of Europe', composer Viktoria Poleva for the choral symphony to the canonical texts 'Light Chants'.

Also, Volodymyr Tykhy, the movie maker, Yaroslav Pilunsky, Serhy Stetsenko and Yuri Hruzyniv, the cameramen were awarded for the cycle of the historical documentaries about Maidan 2014.

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The amount of the Shevchenko National Prize in 2018 is $8, 640 each.

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