Oleksandr Vilkul Foundation "Ukrainian Perspective" traditionally supports the organizers and participants of two large-scale literary contests dedicated to the Great Patriotic War. The first is for the best documentary and artistic publication about the activities of veterans and veteran organizations named after writer Mykhailo Selezniov. The second is "Tell about feat" for students.
"We are grateful to Oleksandr Vilkul for the fact that with the support of his Foundation "Ukrainian Perspective" we together can hold creative competitions to the Victory Day. All the winners traditionally receive gifts and prizes from the Foundation," the Chairman of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council of Veterans Stanislav Shevchenko said.
He also thanked Oleksandr Vilkul for the holiday to the Victory Day, for the systematic assistance and support of veterans, children of war and veteran organizations.
The Contest named after Mykhailo Selezniov this year received 12 works. Winners were awarded with diplomas, valuable prizes, and also awarded from the Ukrainian Perspective Foundation. Diplomas of the I degree received Volodymyr Tkachenko, Oleksandr Davydov and Halyna Berehova. Diplomas of the II degree and awards from the Vilkul Foundation were awarded to Oleksandr Kozlenko and Mykhailo Senchishin. Diplomas of III degree and bonuses from the Foundation were given to Yulia Larchenko and Serhiy Kuzmenko.
In the second competition "Tell about feat" 230 schoolchildren of the 2nd and 11th grades from all over Dnipropetrovsk took part. The genres of the works presented are diverse - from the military events of those years to the feat of contemporaries. Winners received flash drives and sweets from the Ukrainian Perspective Foundation.
"Oleksandr Vilkul supports all initiatives aimed at preserving the true history of our people. We all know how important it is that the communication of generations should not be interrupted, so that our children and grandchildren will know about the exploit of our grandfathers, great-grandfathers. Support of creative active youth, who remembers and honors heroism is one of the main directions of our Foundation's work. And we will continue this work," the Executive Director of the Foundation Oksana Zhyvaha said.
Earlier, Oleksandr Vilkul together with veterans of the Great Patriotic War - Yakiv Mark and Stepan Tsvetkov summed up and awarded the winners of the contest "Victory, True, Peace", which the Foundation "Ukrainian Perspective" held on the Victory Day. A lot of young people took part in the competition. To participate in it were taken as artistic, literary and historical works, as well as life stories about veterans, children of the Great Patriotic War, memorable places of war, etc.