deti_iz_shesti_stran_sedutsya_na_festival_v_rybakovkuFrom 28 June to 5 July 2014 in the resort area of the village Rybakovka Mykolayiv region with the support of the Regional Council and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine held XVIII International Children’s Art Festival “Golden Stork”.

It is reported by the press service of the regional council.

Founded in 1997, the festival has gone from a regional to an international celebration of childhood and creativity. During this time, about forty thousand talented children from all regions of Ukraine, CIS and foreign countries were party to it.

According to the organizer – Experimental educational institution of all-Ukrainian the level of the “Academy of children’s creativity” in Nikolaev, at this year’s festival will be children and young people from all regions of Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Belarus, Tatarstan and Vietnam.

The competitive program is carried out in the following directions: choreography, music and theater, paintings and drawings, decorative – applied art. The winners will receive the Grand Prix – the festival – a statuette “Golden Stork”, diplomas and exclusive prizes.

For the participants of the festival will be qualifying rounds on nominations, interesting entertainment events (Feast of Neptune, leisure disco-program), the contest figures in the sand, a gala concert, fireworks, the exhibition of works of participants of the festival, an unforgettable experience will give a gala masquerade ball, dancing-master on which Gregory itself will Chapkis. It is possible that in the coming Rybakovka and Svyatoslav Vakarchuk – now it is coming to the festival to be confirmed.

The festival aims to create conditions for free communication between children of different countries, as well as contribute to the revival of culture and arts of Ukraine, search and support of its talented children, giving children the opportunity to realize their creative abilities, introduce children to the world of art, to the study of culture and traditions. This, as well as the factor that the “Golden Stork” was the only children’s festival, which is held in the summer on the Black Sea coast of Mykolayiv oblsti, attaches special importance to this event, the head of Taras Kremin Regional Council.