Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance

  • 31 May 2011, 15:58 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Kyiv Council Deputy Bryhynets defends Tithe Church

    In a an official statement, Deputy of Kyiv City Council Oleksandr Bryhynets from the Bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko — Batkivschyna faction, head of the standing commission of the Council for Culture and Tourism, exposes an attempt taken by monks of what he describes as an "illegally built monastery near the Tithe Church" to illegally penetrate the territory of archeological excavations of the church, Ukrainian News reports.

  • 27 May 2011, 15:20 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Our Ukraine Addresses UNESCO to Defend Tithe Church

    The head of the Political Council of Our Ukraine, Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, sent an address to General Director of UNESCO Iryna Bokova with a request to interfere in the situation.

  • 27 May 2011, 12:14 | Protests and conflicts | 

    Public Demonstration Against Seizure of Territory of Tithe Church to Be Held

    At noon on May 28, in Kyiv, a “public event for the museumification of the foundation of the Tithe Church and against the seizure of the territory of the monument by raiders” is to begin.

  • 27 May 2011, 08:43 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    No construction to be carried out near Tithe Church without permission of authorities

    The head of the Kyiv City State Administration (KCSA), Oleksandr Popov, said today at a press conference that no construction will be carried out on the foundation of the Tithe Church without the permission of the authorities of the capital and building experts, reports.

  • 27 May 2011, 08:40 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Reps of UOC-MP say trailers installed near Tithe Church according to God's Law

    A deputy of the Kyiv City Council, head of the standing Committee on Culture, Oleksandr Bryhynets, addressed the leadership of the City State Administration and Public Prosecutor’s Office with regard to the legitimacy of the installation of construction trailers near the foundation of the Tithe Church.

  • 26 May 2011, 12:01 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    UOC-Moscow Patriarchate Begins Construction at Site of Tithe Church

    Builders’ caravans have been transported to the site of the foundation of the Tithe Church in Kyiv. Guards prevent people from taking photos. Priests say that construction is to be started

  • 23 May 2011, 09:37 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Project of Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate Selected as Best Concept to Restore Tithe Church

    The project of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate has been selected as the best concept to restore the Tithe Church in Kyiv, reported the head of the standing Committee on Culture and Tourism of the Kyiv City Council, Oleksandr Bryhynets.

  • 18 May 2011, 10:32 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Kyiv Fails to Select Plan to Restore Tithe Church

    According to the chief architect of Kyiv and head of the Competition Committee, Serhii Tselovalnyk, 13 of the 15 members of the jury attended the session and voted. However, no result was announced.

  • 17 May 2011, 11:00 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Very Tall Building May Be Built on Site of Tithe Church

    A very tall building may be built on the site of the Tithe Church. This is one of the options being considered in a competition organized by the city authorities, reports.

  • 12 April 2011, 13:55 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Government allocates 14 million for restoration of Kyiv Cave Monastery

  • 17 March 2011, 15:28 | Culture | 

    Album of Volynian iconography presented in Lutsk

    For a long time Volynian museum scholars dreamed of such a luxurious book. The more so that visitors, from presidents to pilgrims from Paraguay and Australia, wanted to purchase precisely such a memento, as the Volynian Icon Museum’s exhibits are indeed unique.

  • 15 February 2011, 17:55 | Temples, church property | 

    Press secretary of Metropolitan Volodymyr: 'We will continue to humbly ask for permission to celebrate the Divine Liturgy in St. Sophia'

    "The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) did not initiate the transfer of the National Reserve St. Sophia Cathedral to the ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine. For us, this question is not a matter of principle. As far as we know, this is due to UNESCO's recommendation, for Sophia of Kyiv is inscribed on the World Heritage List," commented the press secretary of the head of UOC-MP, Fr. Heorhii Kovalenko

  • 19 November 2010, 08:52 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Poland and Ukraine Apply for UNESCO World Heritage Status for Wooden Churches

    Sixteen Polish and Ukrainian wooden churches may be added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, report representatives of the Ukrainian and Polish sides of the seminar "The Experience of Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Poland and Possibilities of its Use in Ukraine."

  • 16 November 2010, 09:52 | Religion and culture | 

    Minister of Culture Assures that No Museum Will Be Evicted from Cave Monastery

    Representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism state that no museum will be evicted from the territory of the Kyivan Cave Monastery until another appropriate building is found for it.

  • 15 November 2010, 11:26 | Religion and culture | 

    Role of Religious Communities in Management of Objects of World Heritage

    The participants of the seminar marked the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly, which has become a valuable tool for exchanging experiences and dialogues between cultures and is aimed to foster respect for the confession of each person

  • 2 November 2010, 09:07 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    UNESCO Examines Kyiv Churches

    On November 1-4, a delegation of experts of UNESCO will visit Kyiv to assess the condition of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the St. Sophia Cathedral of Kyiv and the Kyiv Cave Monastery as well as their buffer zones.

  • 27 October 2010, 09:32 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Expert: Chersonese Must Not Be Passed to Church

    Chersonese may soon be included on the list of UNESCO's world heritage sites. This idea, however, is to be abandoned if a part of the territory of the reserve is passed to the permanent use of the church.

  • 18 August 2010, 10:39 | Protests and conflicts | 

    Society for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments to be Evicted from Kyiv Cave Reserve

    The society stresses that his eviction "will certainly lead to the destruction of one of the largest civil organizations" and warned that such a move will by negatively evaluated by the cultural community.

  • 13 August 2010, 18:27 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance

    Ukrainians Restore Cemeteries in Poland

    For two weeks in August, members of the National Scouting Organization of Ukraine together with students of the department of restoration and reconstruction of the Lviv Polytechnic National University will investigate and restore places in Poland

  • 11 August 2010, 11:27 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Twice as much Money Allocated to Renovate Parliament Building than Renowned Kyiv Churches

    To renovate the building of the Supreme Council of Ukraine, 35 million UAH was allotted in the state budget for 2010, whereas 15 million UAH was allocated to renovate and restore St. Sophia Cathedral and St. Andrew’s Church.