RSA will allocate 700,000 UAH to writers
This year, 700,000 UAH will be provided for publication of Transcarpathian authors and for augmentation of the library fund
The Department of Information and Public Relations of the RSA are implementing the Program for the support of publication of works by local authors, the promotion of Transcarpathian books and bookselling for 2012 - 2014. This was announced on Tuesday, July 16, during the briefing, by the head of the Department Volodymyr Dupelych.
Last year, 200 thousand hryvnias were allocated for the publication of books by Transcarpathian authors. For these funds, they released 8 books in the amount of 6,320 copies.
- This year, 700,000 UAH was provided for the publication of the works by local authors and updating of the library fund. Earlier this year, we announced the contest of manuscripts to be considered by the advisory board on publication of works by Transcarpathian authors which lasted until March 15. 20 manuscripts were submitted, eight of which were selected by the advisory board for publication at the expense of the regional budget, - Volodymyr Dupelych said.
In addition to these publications, they are preparing for printing full color popular science publication "Transcarpathia.A jewel in the heart of Europe", which will present to the public the history and present days of Transcarpathia.
Also during the briefing, they presented the collection of archival documents and materials "Transcarpathian Hungarians and Germans: internment and deportation processes. 1944-1945," which was presented by its originator Oleksiy Korsun.
The collection "Transcarpathian Hungarians and Germans ..." includes unique documents kept in the central archives of the Russian Federation.
Much of documents are materials from the archives of the Security Service of Ukraine and the Interior Ministry in Transcarpathian region, the Regional State Archives, as well as from private collections.
- The majority of the documents in the collection are printed for the first time. They allow to trace back the series of fateful events for Transcarpathia in the postwar period, - the historian Dmytro Fedak said.
Source - Press center of the RSA