Ukraine Media Center’s April 29, 2022, Briefing Schedule (32 Rynok Sq., Lviv)
12:00 – SPECIAL EVENT
Topic: preparing Lviv National Art Gallery halls to preserve art objects
- Taras Voznyak, Director of Lviv National Art Gallery
- Viktor Kushnirenko, Chairman of the Board at Pidhirtsi Castle Foundation
- Yehor Zhuchenko, Official Representative of Biodry Ukraine
- Vasyl Mytsko, Head of the Communication and Public Relations Sector of Lviv National Art Gallery
Why this is interesting: New wall drying equipment for basement halls has been installed in three buildings of Lviv National Art Gallery. The floor space of 3,000 square meters will allow for new exhibitions and preservation of the foundation’s objects that are hypersensitive to temperature-humidity storage conditions. New equipment also allows taking in collections from museums of other regions of Ukraine that can be in danger of destruction due to the war.
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12:30 PM – Vadym Boichenko, Mayor of Mariupol (online)
- fighting in Mariupol;
- humanitarian situation in the city;
- war crimes of the occupiers.
1:30 PM – Ihor Kondratyuk, a famous Ukrainian TV presenter;
Svitlana Duminska, head of the Department of Culture of the Kherson City Council;
Olha Otsupok, a graduate of the Kherson Tavriya Lyceum of Arts, creator (in person)
Why this is interesting:
«#Ya_Khersonshchyna» (I am Kherson region) art event took place in Lviv a few days ago in support of residents of the Kherson region who are currently staying in the temporarily occupied territory.
The campaign was launched by Kherson resident and well-known TV presenter and producer Ihor Kondratyuk, head of the department of culture of the Kherson City Council Svitlana Dumynska and graduate of Kherson Tavriya Lyceum of Arts and creator Olha Otsupok, with the support of the Lviv Regional Library for Youth n.a. Roman Ivanychuk.
The main goal of the campaign is to talk about the Kherson region and its indomitable and courageous people, and to show the people of Kherson that they are not forgotten and are supported.
4:00 PM – SPECIAL EVENT
Working in wartime: Pulitzer Prize finalist Keith Richburg to deliver training for Ukrainian journalists
Ukraine Media Center invites journalists to a training session by Keith Richburg, director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre of the University of Hong Kong.
The American journalist, who has worked for The Washington Post for over 20 years, will share his extensive experience of work during military conflicts and peculiarities of covering them, as well as hold a Q&A session with colleagues. He will pay extra attention to the safety of journalists during ongoing military operations.
The workshop will take place online on April 29 at 4:00 PM Kyiv time. Duration: one hour.
To participate, please fill in the registration form.
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