A memorial plaque to Transcarpathian composer Mykhailo Krechko has been established

19 November 2015 13:22  35110196 0111280
A memorial plaque to Transcarpathian composer Mykhailo Krechko has been established

The village of Poroshkovo in Perechyn disrict is the birthplace of the great composer, choral conductor, singer, teacher, cultural and social activist Mykhailo Krechko who made song traditions of our region famous throughout Ukraine, and domestic choral art - far beyond. 

A plaque in honor of the 90th anniversary of Mykhailo Krechko was installed on the facade of the local school - in the presence of teachers and students of the institution, the village head Yuriy Kasynets, clergy, many local inhabitants.

The plaque was presented by its author - a young sculptor, also a native of Perechyn district Ivan Tsubyna. 

This is the second memorial plaque in Poroshkovo, the first one installed in honor of Augustine Stefan, the chairman of the Seim of Carpathian Ukraine. But among the natives of the village, there are many well-known figures, whose memory needs to be preserved for future generations - for example, the priest, writer and publisher Yevhen Fentsyk and the famous Soviet athlete and coach Mykhailo Mykhalyna who opened Transcarpathian football for Ukraine.

In turn, the head of the Department of Culture of the Regional State Administration Yuriy Hleba present at the event congratulated residents of Poroshkovo on the new monument and reassured that in the future a plaque to Mykhailo Krechko will be established on the building of the Philharmonic.

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