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Transcarpathian artist Taras Danilich is in the list of Shevchenko Prize 2015

Transcarpathian artist Taras Danilich is in the list of Shevchenko Prize 2015

16 January 2015 17:56  9689508 090472
At the Committee of the National Taras Shevchenko Prize of Ukraine, the second round of the competition of works nominated for the National Prize 2015 took place. Among this year's nominees for the highest state award, Transcarpathia will be represented in the final by Honored Artist of Ukraine Taras Danilich.

Hudaky organize a charity concert in Khust (Announcement)

Hudaky organize a charity concert in Khust (Announcement)

16 January 2015 17:30  7989506 090470


Paintings of Vyacheslav Prikhodko are exhibited in Uzhgorod (PHOTOS)

Paintings of Vyacheslav Prikhodko are exhibited in Uzhgorod (PHOTOS)

16 January 2015 15:51  24889492 090440
More than fifty paintings of Honored Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the Y. Bokshay and A.Erdeli Prize, People's Artist of Ukraine Vyacheslav Prikhodko (1940-2011) can be seen in Transcarpathian Art Museum. The exhibition is dedicated to his 75th anniversary.

According to art historian, the head of the exhibition department of the Art Museum and, most importantly, the artist's wife Olena Prikhodko: "The opening of the exhibition is an extraordinary event because it is the exhibition of paintings that glow and warm, radiate good and clean energy. Vyacheslav was a happy man, as evidenced by his work. They are perceived more clearly and distinctly after many years, every time you find new details in them," - the wife of the artist said.

In the halls of the museum, Mrs. Olena tells, there are known and new works. But al of them reflect the character of the author. "Vyacheslav was a bold man. We can recall 60s and 70s, when some paintings were not allowed to be exhibited. Then artists were accused of formalism. But Slava always defended his position and remained true to his creative program. Even in the most difficult times, he remained true to himself " - Olena Prikhodko says.

The museum displays more than fifty paintings that can be seen for two more weeks.

If you like to sing carols, come to the old village! (Announcement)

If you like to sing carols, come to the old village! (Announcement)

16 January 2015 15:32  2589470 090434
On January 17, in the Transcarpathian Regional Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life, there will be the fifth regional festival "Carols in the old village."

The organizers of this wonderful event are the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration and the Regional Council, the Department of Culture of the RSA, the Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life, and Transcarpathian methodological center.

The holiday program includes a solemn liturgy in the Shelest church of the Archangel Michael of XVIII century, the opening ceremony and performances of caroling groups of the region. Guests and residents of the city will be able to take part in caroling, to talk with the participants and mistresses of old museum houses and to enjoy Christmas Transcarpathian meals and to take pictures with carolers dressed in traditional Transcarpathian costumes.

Famous musician Prozorov will come to Uzhgorod (Announcement)

Famous musician Prozorov will come to Uzhgorod (Announcement)

16 January 2015 15:15  3189469 090433
Former leader of the groups TOL and PND will come to Uzhgorod for the first time with his acoustic program.

Dahau Holidays will also perform with him. The young post-punk band was formed by immigrants from Donetsk region. They are currently recording a new release.


38 Transcarpathians have applied for biometric passport

38 Transcarpathians have applied for biometric passport

16 January 2015 14:53  8189468 090432
On January 12, divisions of the Migration Service of Ukraine began accepting applications for a passport of a citizen of Ukraine for traveling abroad of the new design containing a contactless electronic medium.

Also, under current law, citizens have the opportunity to receive a passport of the new design, but without biometric chip. Since the beginning of the week, 879 Transcarpathians have taken advantage of this right. 38 countrymen have applied for a passport containing a chip.

According to First Deputy Head of the Main Office of the SMS of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region Oleksandr Berdar, the first application for a document with biometric data was submitted by a man who is registered in Uzhgorod. Therefore, according to the signs, "biometric campaign" in Transcarpathia should be successful.

Documents issued before January 1, 2015, shall be valid until the date specified in the passport as the date of expiration. Citizen will still be able to travel abroad and receive visas with them. By the way, holders of biometric passports will also have to apply for Schengen visas to travel to Europe. New passport currently give no new advantages.

In the region, currently there is one workstation for issuing travel passports containing contactless electronic media. It is expected that on February another ten district units of the migration service will receive the equipment.

The management of the region activates cooperation with Hungary

The management of the region activates cooperation with Hungary

16 January 2015 14:33  2489467 090431
On Friday, January 16, the head of the RSA Vasyl Hubal and the Chairman of the Regional Council Volodymyr Chubirko discussed the details of future cooperation between Hungary and Transcarpathia with the Consul General of the Republic of Hungary in Uzhgorod Jozsef Bachkai.

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region for the weekend, 17 and 18 of January

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region for the weekend, 17 and 18 of January

16 January 2015 14:22  1989466 090430
During the weekend, the weather in Transcarpathian region will be partly cloudy. On Saturday, rainfall in the region is not expected. On Sunday, in Uzhgorod, Beregovo, Rakhiv, Mizhhirya, Svalyava, Vynogradiv, Mukachevo, Khust snow and rain is expected. The temperature at night will be -1 ... +3 degrees, during the day - from +4 to +9.

Variable, mainly south and south-east wind, 1.4 m / s. Next week will start with variable cloudiness, in some places there will be a light wet snow.

Another surprise from the city government!

Another surprise from the city government!

16 January 2015 14:06  10489465 390429
Citylights in the historic center of Uzhgorod will stay there for another 5 years. After the executive committee had repeatedly postponed this issue, today the decision was finally supported.

This was reported by the Mukachevo.Net

However, the newly adopted decision is slightly different from those proposed previously and provides for the continuation of leases for advertising media for a single advertiser - PE Bulanov LM

And the worst of it is that this entrepreneur owns most of the billboards in the historic center, including all citylights on Voloshin street and on Teatralna, Petofi, Koryatovich and Fedynets Squares.

In Uzhgorod, a pensioner tried to steal food in the supermarket

In Uzhgorod, a pensioner tried to steal food in the supermarket

16 January 2015 13:24  5789463 090427
Officers of the State Protection Service in Transcarpathian region arrested a pensioner for stealing goods from the supermarket.

The elderly woman decided to have a "celebration" at the expense of a commercial establishment. Looking at the goods on the shelves, the pensioner dared to steal. She tried to hide under clothing 5 rolls, 3 bottles of vodka and a pack of juice. But, while the pensioner was hiding booze and "snack", officers of the State Protection Service were already on the way to the hypermarket.

A guard of the commercial establishment had noticed the thief store and pushed the alarm button. The alarm signal was received at 11.39, and in five minutes the unit arrived at the scene. The thief was detained.

The stolen goods were returned on the supermarket shelf, and the fate of the offender will be will decided by the investigation.

Valentin Shtefanyo made the symbol of unity of the European Community

Valentin Shtefanyo made the symbol of unity of the European Community

16 January 2015 13:06  9989462 090425
The picture of it was posted in the social network facebook by "the most famous tourist" of Transcarpathia Fedir Shandor.

"My close friend Valentin Shtefanyo, who has family and professional relations with France, reacted to the events that took place in Paris.

The chocolate cross in the shape of journalist pencils and the image of Christ symbolize the unity of the European community against terrorism" - Fedir Shandor says.

Journalists receives the Diocesan Prize of Y.Terelya (PHOTO)

Journalists receives the Diocesan Prize of Y.Terelya (PHOTO)

16 January 2015 12:33  12289460 090415
Yesterday, at the bishop's residence of Mukachevo Greek Catholic diocese in Uzhgorod, Bishop Milan with the Vice-Bishop Nil awarded Transcarpathian journalists with the Diocesan Prize of Y.Terelya.

The event started with a prayer for the killed civilians in the East.

Then they proceeded with the awards ceremony, which took place for the fifth time. For a series of pieces on spiritual topics, the Diocesan Journalism Prize of Y. Terelya was awarded to journalists Natalia Karalkina, Oleksandr Havrosh and Vasyl Ilnytsky. Episcopal certificates we also awarded (for "the work for the good of our people") to journalists Olga Stefanets, Miroslava Halas, Tetyana Hrytsyschuk and the author of this article. The ceremony was complemented with carols performed by the Choir named after A.Voloshin.


This year, they plan to unveil the monument to Bishop Andriy Bachynsky and to arrange the park in front of the residence. The event finished with a visit to the exhibition of portraits of Mukachevo Greek Catholic diocese bishops, which had opened there recently. The originals are kept in the Art Museum.

Uzhgorod residents installed lamps on Slovynaska embankment by themselves (PHOTOS)

Uzhgorod residents installed lamps on Slovynaska embankment by themselves (PHOTOS)

16 January 2015 12:02  6489449 090410
In Uzhgorod, illumination has appeared on Slovyanska embankment and on Govorov street. It was installed by local residents themselves.


Officially: in the 128th brigade, there are wounded and killed soldiers...

Officially: in the 128th brigade, there are wounded and killed soldiers...

16 January 2015 11:46  16189445 090409
Yesterday, it was reported that as of January 15, 12 soldiers of the 128th brigade were wounded.

Today, the head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Vasyl Hubal on facebook said that he had talked with the soldiers on the front...

"I talked with our soldiers - regarding the attacks that also affected our own 128th brigade. According to the available data, three men are injured, they are receiving medical care.

Unfortunately, there are losses too, one soldier from Poltava region, who served in the 128th brigade, was killed. Information about killed Transcarpathians was not confirmed. We are monitoring the situation. My condolences to the family and friends of the victim..." - the head of the RSA says.