Priests and artists: the history of a dynasty
A native of Irshava district - the rector of the Lviv National Academy of Arts, Professor Andriy Bokotey presented a book about his father in Transcarpathia. Priest of the Greek Catholic Church Andriy Bokotey was arrested in Stalin's time. The book about him - "Earthly and Eternal" - dedicated to the centenary of the birth of Fr. Andriy was presented at the Uzhgorod Greek Catholic Theological Academy.
Andriy Bokotey not only presented the book, but also showed reporters, seminarians, relatives and friends, including the rector Ivan Nebesnyk, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese Milan Shashik, People's Artist of Ukraine Volodymyr Mykyta and others, an excerpt from the film, which was made in 2002, told about his family and showed old photos from the family archive which were included in the present book.
Photos by Anastasia Nozhka