Culture and sports

As at 01.06.2016, the network of cultural institutions of Vinnitsa region is 2,142 units.            

The systematic work on the organization of leisure and spiritual development of the population was provided. During the first half of this year, the creative workers held about 70 thousand cultural events, including 18 thousand children and young people who have visited over 3 million inhabitants of the region, which is on 500 thousand more than the corresponding period of 2015. 98 competitions and festivals of folk and contemporary art were held in the districts, the participants of which were over thousands of creative teams.

In order to increase the positive image of Vinnitsa, expanding of the interregional and international cultural cooperation, 2 international, 7 national and 14 regional festivals were organized. They included measures that have become the calling cards of our region: the festival by Tchaikovsky P.I. and N.F. von Mack; the folk dance "Barvinkove cruzhevo"; IV festival of folk art "Easter Egg", the festival-competition of authentic teams for the Gnat Tantsyura prize and others.

In January this year, Vinnitsa region first began the project of All-cultural integration "Ukrainian Donbass", which a memorandum of cooperation between the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Donetsk Regional State Administration and the Department of Culture and Arts of the Vinnitsa Regional State Administration was signed. Also, as part of the project, in April 2016,

In January this year, Vinnitsa region first began the project of All-cultural integration "Ukrainian Donbass", which signed a memorandum of cooperation between the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Donetsk Regional State Administration and the Department of Culture and Arts of the Vinnitsa Regional State Administration. In addition, as part of the project, in April 2016, there was a trip of the creative teams of Regional Musical Drama Theater by Sadowskyy M., Regional Philharmonic, Tulchyn School of Culture, representatives of libraries, museums and clubs to Donetsk region.

During the I half of 2016, the teams of regional theaters made the showing of 429 performances, which were attended by over 74 thousand spectators, among them there were about 20 thousand children and youth. More than 15 charity performances, including 10 - for ATO participants and their families were held.

During the first half of 2016, almost 1200 film shows were demonstrated, of which 495 shows for children, more than 37 thousand spectators attended them, including 16 thousand children and young people.

The cultural and art institutions of regional subordination conducted active service work   in the school and health camps for children. As a result, during the June 2016, 31 performances of Puppet Theater, which were attended by almost 3 thousand young viewers, 24 interactive shows by the artists of regional Philharmonic, 83 tours of regional and art museums, 40 regional directorates for 3.5 thousand children and 52 trips to the regional libraries, which were visited by more than 3 thousand children, were conducted.

In 2015, the project of the grant program "Support to Regional Development Policy in Ukraine" was started, in which the restoration of architectural monuments of the eighteenth century was envisaged - Grokholskyy-Mozhaiskyy Palace  (Voronovytsa History Museum of Aviation and Cosmonautics by A. Mozhaiskyy). The European Union, totalling over 300 thousand euro, funds the project.

As at 07.01.2016, the work of 58 sports schools, including 54 children's sports schools and 4 children's youthful sports school of Olympic reserve were achieved. 20,295 students were reached by the teaching and training work in the region of sports schools (13 are of the regional communal property, among which there are 8 sports schools, 1 school of high sports skills, 2 centres - "Invasport" and "Sport for everybody", ME "Sports Complex "Health" and OTS of field hockey).

The development of the network of sports facilities is saved and secured in the region. In general, 4213 sports facilities of Vinnitsa region are operating, including 37 stadiums with stands for 1,500 seats for spectators, 532 sites with training equipment, 453 football fields, 695 gyms, 585 rooms for fitness classes, 163 shooting galleries, 41 site synthetic coating and others. Every year about 20 new sports facilities are built. Six sports grounds are already built in Vinnitsa this year.

The promising coaches in athletics, boxing, gymnastics, radio sport, rowing the slalom and other kinds of sport, are working in the youth sports schools in the region.

International rating cycling race «Grand Prix of Vinnitsa - Grand Prix of ISD» were carried out by in the Vinnitsa region, as well as 72 regional finals sporting events were held, which attracted more than 12 thousand people.