Ukraine has united 15 countries in a unique MALUI.UA project!

MALUI.UA project

An exhibition of the winners of the MALUI.UA (PAINT.UA) International Art Festival took place in May at the Museum-Workshop I.P. Cavaleridze in the historical and artistic center of Kyiv on Andriyivskyi Uzviz.

This wonderful event of cultural diplomacy presents works by artists and sculptors 5-25 years old from 8 countries: Ukraine, Canada, USA, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia and Moldova.

The International Art Festival MALUI.UA is organized by the Association for the Development of International Relations ADRUM and the promotion and production company STUDIORAR under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine. General Partner is Windrose Airlines.

Huge festival brought together several hundred festival participants, among whom there are orphans, autists and children with disabilities. 222 young talents reached the final, of which 75 winners were selected by a respected jury from different countries. There were no prohibitions or advantages in the topic or materials. The only requirement was to provide original works, not copies of famous images. Talented artists showed extraordinary abilities, unique vision and vivid imagination. Numerous techniques and materials were used when performing the work: oil, gouache, pencils, watercolor, ballpoint pen, pastel, tempera, ink, liners, ink liner, mixed techniques, tablet, etc. The exposition included paintings, sculptures, icons, batik and bas-reliefs.

The exhibition was visited by many connoisseurs of creativity, including representatives of the embassies of several countries participating in the festival: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Montenegro to Ukraine Dragica Ponorats, Assistant to the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Ukraine Natalya Fedorenko, Charge d'Affaires of the Republic of Serbia to Ukraine Svetlana Kosutych. The exhibition was also attended by participants, organizers, jury members, partners and guests of the festival, including: First Secretary of the Department of Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Ruslana Linnik, Head of the Public Diplomacy Department of the Department of Communications and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olga Ivanova, Chief Specialist of the Department of Museums and Libraries of the Kyiv City State Administration Victoria Svishchova and others.

The international jury of the festival includes artists, sculptors and cultural and art workers from 12 countries of 4 continents of the world:

• Ukraine - head of the jury - director of the I.P. Kavaleridze Alexander Yunin, outstanding artists Ivan Marchuk, Evgenia Gapchinskaya, Valery Franchuk, Vladimir Slepchenko, Nikolai Sologub, Alexander Udra, chief curator of the Taras Shevchenko National Museum Yulia Shilenko, rector of the Academy of Contemporary Art named after Salvador Dali Oksana Fursa, vice-rector of National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture Ostap Kovalchuk, chief organizer of the International Art Festival MALUI.UA Tatiana Kolesnichenko;

• USA - curator of international projects London-New York Anastasia Siro;

• Montenegro - Director of the National Museum of Montenegro Anastasia Miranovich, Montenegrin artists Mirko Dragovich and Darko Drlevich and sculptor Lana Bokan;

• Canada - Director of the Taras Shevchenko Museum in Canada (Toronto) Lyudmila Pogorelova;

• Spain - sculptor Carlos Garcia Laos;

• Italy - sculptor Olivero Rainaldi, artist Giovanni Marco Sassu, curator of art projects Giuseppe Mele;

• Georgia - artist Tamaz Avaliani;

• Uruguay - sculptor Federico Arnaud;

• Armenia - Chairman of the Union of Artists of Armenia Suren Safaryan;

• Belgium - sculptor Bart Wanstenkinste;

• Belarus - artist Nadezhda Pashkevich;

• China - artist, calligrapher and teacher of fine arts Li Shaotin, director of the Ukrainian-Chinese Center for the Development of Culture and Education Wei Liming;
The International Art Festival MALUI.UA was created to develop cultural diplomacy between Ukraine and other peoples, to create and strengthen ties between generations of different countries. New generations bring their vision to elders in the format of international communication, introduces different countries to the culture of each other. A respected international jury that evaluates young talents, identifies and guides future trends in the development of world culture.

To inspire young talents, the jury made gifts for the winners and finalists of the festival: catalogs of their work, calendars and souvenirs - they will travel from country to country, spreading art, strengthening confidence in young artists and inspiring them to new successes. Sincere gratitude to the general partner WINDROSE AIRLINES, who presented the three winners with two air tickets!
Media partners of the festival: Obozrevatel, MamaWOW,, VIVA !, Единственная, Твой маліш, 4MAMA, Destinations, 5 слов.

The winners of the MALUI.UA International Art Festival:

5 years old:
Alisa Maslovskaya, Ukraine
Gordey Motor, Ukraine

6 years old:
Adeline Doyle, USA
Milana Goloborodko, Ukraine
Lana Vujosevich, Montenegro

7 years old:
Kristina Spektorova, Ukraine
Yesenia Yakovleva, Ukraine

8 years old:
Vasilisa Bereznikova, Ukraine
Georgy Bogdasar, Ukraine
Anastasia Bogdanova, Ukraine
Kira Rozinkevich, Ukraine

9 years old:
Gretta Likhacheva, Ukraine
Anna Shlapak, Ukraine
Artem Gatsenko

10 years old:
Georgy Bastanzhiyan, Ukraine
Evelina Bardyuk, Ukraine

11 years old:
Nevena Savic, Montenegro
Dara Kiseleva, Ukraine
Stanko Katovic, Montenegro

12 years old:
Miya Nikolovski, Montenegro
Alicia Zakharova, Ukraine
Maria Nizhnik, Ukraine
Daria Danilchenko, Ukraine
Anastasia Garina, Ukraine

13 years old:
Valeria Pavlyuchenkova, Ukraine
Elena Ilic, Serbia
Alisa Burak, Ukraine
Tamara Zhivkovic, Montenegro

14 years old:
Anna Naumenko, Ukraine
Daria Lipchevskaya, Ukraine

15 years old:
Sofia Lelyukh, Ukraine
Victoria Beletskaya, Ukraine
Irina Savic, Montenegro
Alisa German, Crimea
Lydia Bogolepova, Ukraine

16 years old:
Ilya Kharchenko, Ukraine
Nikolay Terzic, Montenegro
Nicoleta Derivolkov, Moldova
Daria Vakhnovskaya, Ukraine
Bohdana Karpenyuk, Ukraine

17 years old:
Borko Popovic, Montenegro
Eduard Leahu, Moldova
Veronica Bondarenko, Canada

18 years old:
Adriana Deacon, Moldova
Ekaterina Ardiyants, Ukraine
Polina Polozok, Ukraine
Vasile Koretchiy, Moldova
Diana Rumegea, Moldova

19 years old:
Anastasia Kresinska, Ukraine
Anya Popovic, Montenegro
Margarita Pendyur, Ukraine

20 years old:
Monika Salmanyan, Armenia
Yura Kam, Ukraine
Olga Datsyuk, Ukraine
Panteley Bakhmatov, Ukraine
Ekaterina Yukhnovskaya, Ukraine

21 years old:
Victoria Mazur, Ukraine
Masha Ratknich, Montenegro
Yulia Savchenko, Ukraine
Lesya Kovalchishin, Ukraine

22 years old:
Emina Nimanbegovic, Montenegro
Evgeniya Stronskaya, Ukraine
Ilya Gridin, Ukraine
Misaki Hartenyan, Armenia
Oksana Laba, Ukraine
Svyatoslav Petryk, Ukraine

23 years old:
Artem Brazhnik, Ukraine
Diana Lavrishin, Canada
Zelica Vukovic, Montenegro

24 years old:
Violetta Dubovik, Ukraine
Olga Bogdanets, Ukraine

25 years years old:
Ivan Voloshin, Ukraine
Irina Yaremenko, Ukraine
Andriana Dyakov, Ukraine
Nikolay Knezhevich, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The holiday of youth and creativity has taken place! The next festival is planned for autumn 2021. Follow our news.
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