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Lesya Ukrainka's Word Is Still Alive

On February, 24th, 2015 the Library of Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European University hosted a seating of literary and artistic salon. The meeting was dedicated to the 144th anniversary of the birth of our University’s patroness and was prepared by the Department of Cultural and Educational Work (head — Larysa Mlynar).

Svitlana Kresak, Methodist of the University Library, opened the meeting and invited the guests to the earnest, sincere conversation. Among the event participants were Liudmyla Stasiuk, Head of the Olena Pchilka Volyn Oblast Library, Honored Culture Worker of Ukraine, Vira Kumanovska, Head of the Local History Department of Volyn Regional Library for Youth, Zoya Korchynska, Chief  Methodologist of the same library, Olha Okuneva, Head of the Department of Literature on Local History of Volyn Oblast Library for Children, Ihor Olshevskii, the worker of the University Information and Publishing Center, member of the National Writers’ Union of Ukraine, Nataliia Zavalna, Deputy Head of the Department of Social Work and Youth Policy of EENU, Oleksandr Kucherenko, member of the National Union of Regional Ethnographers of Ukraine, Tamara Rayevych, Associate Professor of EENU, Lesia Kosakovska, Head of the University Center for Culture and Leisure. Each of themhighlighted the eternal relevance of the works by Lesya Ukrainka in the present, intellectual and spiritual heights she had reached during her short but fruitful life, and the need to absorb the lessons of her courage.

What made the discussion of the life and artistic heritage of the poetess really lively were the video consisting of abstracts from movies and plays adopted from Lesya Ukrainka's works and a short movie about the homestead museum in Kolodiazhne.There has also been a public book review "I Shall Be a Tear among the Songs" dedicated to the 144th anniversary of the birth of the poetess. 

Maksym KYRYLENKO

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