Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance

  • 21 September 2011, 10:14 | Religion and culture | 

    Week of Sophia of Kyiv Begins

    On 21 September, the week of the Cathedral of the Holy Sophia of Kyiv, dedicated to its 1000th anniversary, begins. So reported the General Director of the National Reserve Sophia of Kyiv, Nelia Kukovalska at a press-conference on 19 September in Kyiv.

  • 19 September 2011, 18:28 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Eight wooden Ukrainian churches included in UNESCO list in 2013

    Eight wooden Ukrainian churches, four in Lviv region, two in Ivano-Frankivsk region, and two in Transcarpathian region, have been chosen to be put on the UNESCO World Heritage list, a the leading researcher of the Ukrzakhidproectrestavratsia Institute in Lviv, Vasyl Slobodian, has told the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper.

  • 7 September 2011, 14:36 | Legislation | 

    Supreme Council Rejects Draft Resolution on Prevention of Construction Works on Foundation of Tithe Church

    Today, the Supreme Council of Ukraine considered a draft resolution on ensuring the observance of the laws on protection of monuments (as to prevention of construction works in the territory of the monument of archeology of the national significance “City of Volodymyr, the Dytynets of the ancient Kyiv with the foundations of the Tithe Church.”)

  • 25 August 2011, 13:44 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance

    Lviv treasures restored by joint Polish-Ukrainian endeavour

    A Polish-Ukrainian heritage committee will be assessing the fruits of joint conservation initiatives today, reflecting an increasingly fruitful spirit of cooperation between the two countries.

  • 18 August 2011, 11:10 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Local Builders Ruin Old Church in Rivne Region

    In the village of Rozvazh, in the Rivne region, local builders ruined the Church of Kuzma and Demian of 1781 during restoration. The church is considered a unique example of folk architecture.

  • 18 August 2011, 09:38 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Unique Wooden Church In Transcarpathian Region Surrounded By Unauthorized Construction

    What should be exhibited as the pride of this land is surrounded by primitive buildings contrary to all laws, especially, the law on the protection zone surrounding monuments of culture of the national importance.

  • 5 August 2011, 12:18 | History, archaeology | 

    Unique 12th Century Icons Discovered Near Rivne

    Near the former capital of the Peresopnytsia Principality, in Rivne Region, archeologists discovered two small icons of the 12th century which were worn on the neck.

  • 4 August 2011, 11:29 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Synagogue in Sataniv endangered

    Orthodox and Roman Catholic priests, public figures, cultural and regional experts, and representatives of the authorities have sounded an alarm on the catastrophic condition of an outstanding architectural monument of Podillia, the fortified synagogue in Sataniv.

  • 1 August 2011, 15:14 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Cabinet of Ministers allocates over 17 million UAH to celebrate 1000th anniversary of St. Sophia Cathedral and to restore St. Andrew’s Church

    The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated to the Ministry of Culture 17.45 million UAH to organize events to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of St. Sophia Cathedral and to repair and restore St. Andrew's Church in Kyiv, Korespondent reports.

  • 19 July 2011, 12:46 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    15th-century wooden church in Lviv region missing roof, frescos being ruined

    For more than a month a unique wooden church in Drohobych, Lviv region, the 15th-century St. George’s Church, has been without a roof. Rain has been falling on the walls and the 17th-century frescos since the roof was damaged from hail.

  • 15 July 2011, 15:35 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Funds allocated to renovate one of Lviv’s oldest churches

    Renovation will begin on one of Lviv’s oldest churches – the 13th-century St. John the Baptist Church. It is believed that King Lev’s wife, Constance prayed in this shrine.

  • 14 July 2011, 15:53 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Construction moratorium approved for St. Sophia Cathedral buffer zone

    The Kyiv City Council has approved a moratorium on construction in the buffer zone of the St. Sophia Cathedral. According to the resolution, which was adopted on Thursday, construction is prohibited on all streets surrounding the national reserve until an appropriate detailed plan is approved for the development of the territory of the buffer zone.

  • 12 July 2011, 07:55 | Church-state relations | 

    UGCC wants to take part in rebuilding Tithe Church in Kyiv

    Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) asks for the UGCC along with other denominations to be allowed to participate in the construction of the Tithe Church, reads a letter from the primate to the head of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, UNIAN reports.

  • 11 July 2011, 14:18 | Religion and culture | 

    Icon stolen 27 years ago from Armenian Church returned to Lviv

    On July 12, an icon from the mid-16th century, which 1.5 years ago was found in Switzerland, was brought to Ukraine. This icon of the Protection of the Virgin Mary was stolen from Lviv in 1984, said collector and philanthropist Ihor Voznyakov, who assisted in transporting and purchasing the icon from another collector.

  • 6 July 2011, 11:21 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    UOC-MP to support any project for developing territory of Tithe Church as long as it has control over future church

    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) is ready to support any project for developing the territory of the Tithe Church as long as the church belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate, UOC-MP press secretary archpriest Heorhii Kovalenko told Ukrayinskyi Tyzhden.

  • 4 July 2011, 09:17 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Special working group of the Kyiv City State Administration to decide fate of Tithe Church

    A special working group will be established as part of the Kyiv City State Administration (KCSA) to prepare a program and ideology for the development of the territory surrounding the remains of the Tithe Church, UNIAN reports.

  • 30 June 2011, 12:42 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Tithe Church to be built in a new place

    The Tithe Church will be built not on the foundations of the ancient Tithe Church, but to the side, said Kyiv’s chief architect, Serhii Tselovalnyk, reported Religion in Ukraine with reference to Кiyany.obozrevatel.

  • 29 June 2011, 11:57 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Residence of Bukovynian and Dalmatian Metropolitans in Chernivtsi inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    During the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, which took place on June 28, the Residence of Bukovynian and Dalmatian Metropolitans in Chernivtsi was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

  • 23 June 2011, 09:53 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Protest held against misinformation about actual state of historical monument preservation in Kyiv

    An emergency protest against the misinformation by Ukrainian officials from UNESCO management concerning the actual state historical monument preservation in Kyiv was held this morning near the UN Office.

  • 4 June 2011, 14:15 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Kravchuk, Yuschenko ask Yanukovych to intervene in situation at Tithe Church

    Former Ukrainian Presidents Leonid Kravchuk (1991-1994) and Viktor Yuschenko (2005-2010) have asked incumbent President Viktor Yanukovych to intervene in the situation at the Tithe Church in Kyiv and to stop construction work, according to their open letter obtained by Interfax-Ukraine.