PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL FORM OF BANDORS on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Kyiv bandurist chapel
Conducting a forum in 2018 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first in the world of the unique Ukrainian artistic product - the Kyiv Bandura Chapel - it is an opportunity for the first time since 1941 to bring together the holders of Ukrainian art from different continents, which for almost 80 years in exile have cultivated a whole stratum, on sorry, destroyed during the Soviet period and virtually unknown in Ukraine. It is a question of the musical traditions of the founders of the Kyiv chapel of bandura, the acquaintance of the Ukrainian community with the unknown in Ukraine in the first half of the twentieth century, a tool - the band-type of the Kharkov type, the musical repertoire, the surviving representatives of the diaspora in emigration and the work of Gnat Hotkevich, who made an extremely large contribution to the development of the bandura performances of the first half of the last century. The International Bandurist Forum is a Ukrainian-American project sponsored by the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation with the aim of jointly promoting and promoting Ukrainian national art in the world. The forum aims to build an effective platform for exchanging experiences between bandura and choral artists from Ukraine and the United States in the educational, research and artistic fields.