Regional deputies approved the program for the financial support of Transcarpathian books
The Regional Council passed the decision "On the Program for support of publication of books by local authors, popularization of Transcarpathian books and promotion of bookselling in 2015 - 2017." The funding for the program will be carried out at the expense of the regional budget. In 2015 - 700,000 UAH, in 2016 - 720,000 UAH, in 2018 - 720,000 UAH.
The program will allow to promote Ukrainian book and to popularize Transcarpathian authors; to replenish the regional library fund with local literature; to hold book festivals, meetings with famous writers of the region. Also, the Program provides for financing of book exhibitions, fairs.