News - The Book Fund
Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation supported the release of a book by Andriy Kurkov "Maidan Diary" in German language. This work is intended primarily for a foreign reader, who needs to know more about the essence of Ukrainian events of recent months and see them with the eyes of popular writer and hear his thoughts and explanations. The book contains quite many comments, necessary to comprehend by a foreign reader the Ukrainian history and present day of the country: explanation about Holodomor, Stepan Bandera, "The Right Sector", about some other personalities of the politicum.
On Friday, September 12, Tereziia YATSENIUK, the Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of the Open Ukraine Foundation, will attend the 21st International Book Publishers Forum in Lviv.
On September 10–14, 2014, the 21st International Book Publishers Forum in Lviv, the year’s most important and awaited event in the area of publishing, literature, and culture, supported by Arsenii Yatseniuk’s Open Ukraine Foundation, will be held.
Supported by Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation, the conference «The Government Policy in Book Industry: a new chance for Ukraine» will be held on June 26, 2014 in the premises of the Scientific Library of National University «Kyiv-Mohyla Academy».
Supported by Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation the book “Komashyna tarzanka” by Natalka Sniadanko was published in Polish at Biuro Literackie publishing house. The book was presented at the 19th Literature Festival Port Literacki 2014 in Wroclaw.
From 21 to 24 March Paris will welcome one of the biggest book forums in the world – Paris Book Fair. Supported by Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation, Ukraine will take part in exhibition; meanwhile 1200 publishing houses have already confirmed participation in it. Argentina was chosen a special guest country of this year’s book fair, and will be represented by 30 writers. Shanghai was selected as a special guest city.
Famous Ukrainian writer Oksana Zabuzhko and her novel’s translator Katarzyna Kotynska became laureates of the 8th literary award Angelus-2013. The prize for Zabuzhko in this literature awards was ensured by “The Museum of Abandoned Secrets” that was translated into Polish with the support of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation.
Oksana Zabuzhko's The Museum of Abandoned Secrets that was translated into Polish with the support of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation has entered to the final of the eighth Angelus Central European Literature Award. 41 books participated in the contest. The winner will be determined by 19 October 2013.
From 10 to 15 September the anniversary Publishers' Forum took place in Lviv partner of which was Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation. This year, the 20th Publishers' Forum in Lviv has become the most prominent literary event and gathered more than 55,000 visitors. It was attended by nearly 750 participants from 23 countries, including 370 authors and representatives from 220 publishing houses. The Forum events were attended by more than 500 journalists from 270 Ukrainian and foreign media. 410 books are nominated for the award The Best Book of the Forum 2013. The Forum’s program consisted of over 800 events and over 250 autograph sessions.
The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation invites book fans to attend the 20th Anniversary Lviv Book Fair that takes place on 10-15 September. Under the booth No 113 the Foundation will present its Book Fund grant program of translations of contemporary Ukrainian literature in foreign languages.