Singer, actress, director, researcher of authentic Ukrainian songs and ancient spiritual songs.
She creates new contemporary art forms in the theatrical, singing, literary, musical, multidisciplinary and jazz projects based on the archaic singing tradition and closely related to Ukrainian culture.
Also, Uliana combines traditional song with her own improvisations in the field of modern music (free jazz, electronics, symphonic music).
Most popular projects: "Leopolis Quintet", "Mosaic", "Antonych at home", "Psalm", "Journey", "Albert, or the highest form of execution", "Songs of War and Heaven", "Ultramarine", "Scores of photographs", as well as the author's school of authentic singing "The Road to Personal Sound".
Composer and author of music. She studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (Netherlands) and Lysenko National Music Academy in Lviv.
In her recent works she refers to the sources of authentic singing traditions of Ukraine.
In 2017, she premiered her piece “A tribute to Vasyl Slipak” in the international music festival “Contrasts”
Member of the groups "Chornomorets" (which reproduces the singing tradition of the Ukrainian Kuban’ and male polyphony)and the "Pike-Fish" (song polyphony of Ukraine).
Embroiderer of the Ukrainian traditional clothes. He performed as an actor-singer in the film "Black Crow" and the series "And there will be people."
Singer and artist. She graduated from Vasyl Barvinsky State Music College of Drohobych (violin and vocal class) and Lviv National Academy of Arts (environmental design).
She writes poetry and music. Olha participated in the TV talent show "Voice of the Country 10" and also in numerous exhibitions, festivals, and creative events. She is engaged in modeling and photography. She creates works of art in the abstraction and expressionism format.
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Actor of theatre and cinema, director of the Les’ Kurbas Lviv Academic Theater.
He graduated from the acting department at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and the directing course by Volodymyr Kuchynsky. He staged the play "Rehearsal at the Crime Theater" by Jacques Mokler. Starring in the films "Red" and "Red. Without the front line "(director - Zaza Buadze). He also starred in the films "Silver Land", "Brothers", “The Last Confession","Shadows of Unforgotten Ancestors".
Singer and member of the group "Pike-Fish".
He studies cultural anthropology at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Denys studies and performs traditional Ukrainain authentic singing and is involved in modeling.
Actress of the drama theater and cinema. Vocalist of the ethno-group "Berries".
She works at Lesia Ukrainka Academic Drama Theater of Lviv. Sofia studied performing arts at Oleksiy Kravchuk school at Ivan Franko University of Lviv.
She plays in “Baba Prisia", the movie "EX", the participative performance "Imaginary routes in Lviv", the family saga "My relatives and other scum" and others.
Musician, singer, flutist. She graduated from Solomia Krushelnytska Lviv Music School and Mykola Lysenko Lviv Music Academy (flute class).
Winner of national and international competitions. Raising singer of the Ukrainian authentic singing. Participant of the singing workshops with Natalka Polovynka, Hanna Koropnichenko, Dominika Chekun.
Since October 2019, Yasia has been a permanent assistant at Ulyana Horbachevska's master classes.
Actor of the Les’ Kurbas Academic Theater of Lviv.
He graduated from the acting department of Culture and Arts faculty at Ivan Franko University of Lviv, and also, from the acting Oleg Stefan course.
He perfroms in the plays: "Memento vivere", "Grateful Herod", "Winter Tale", "Suddenly last summer" and others.
She is engaged in physical theatre and various motor practices.
Katia participated in art residencies and international project performances in Europe and India.
Actor of theatre and cinema, leading actor of the Les’ Kurbas Academic Theatre of Lviv.
Founder of the acting studio "22". Member of the musical group "Miklouho Maclay".
He acted in the movies "Flight of the Golden Fly", "Gate", "EX", "Air", "Noble Tramps", "House for Happiness" and others.
Famous singer, director and author of the project.
Uliana explores authentic Ukrainian folk songs and ancient spiritual songs. She creates new theatrical and musical forms to combine authentic singing with personal improvisations.
She works in collaborations with famous Ukrainian and foreign artists: Yuriy Andrukhovych, Klaus Kugel, Petras Vyshniauskas, Mark Tokar, Ryszard Lyatetsky and others.
A graduate of the faculty of conducting at Mykola Lysenko National Music Academy of Lviv (class teacher Lysenko-Didula).
Winner of the First Prize at the All-Ukrainian Conducting Art Festival "Musical Tavria" in Kherson (April 2016).
Participant of the III International Forum of Young Conductors in Zielona Góra (Poland).
UFO was established on the basis of the chamber orchestra "Collegium Musicum" founded in 2014 by conductor Ivan Ostapovych and the cultural manager Taras Demko.
The orchestra's repertoire includes works from the Baroque era to the present. The main goal of the Ukrainian Festival Orchestra is to create high-quality recordings of Ukrainian classics and its popularization in the world.
The Ukrainian Festival Orchestra collaborates with the world stars of classical music: violinists Noah Bendinks-Belgli, Corey Tserovshek, Vadym Kholodenko, Andriy Gavrilov, Anthony Baryshevsky, Serhiy Ostrovsky, Jacob Shaw, Lev Marquis, Sigizwald Kioiken, Teodor Kukhar.
Well-known Ukrainian jazz saxophonist, experimental musician, producer, founder of a number of music projects and his own Vedel music school. Author at Radio Skovoroda.
Participant in the international jazz projects and collaborations. In particular, he is a co-author of the «ΕΣΧΑΤΟΦΟΝIΑ», and working on the electronic project "MANU". He played in the New Brain Trio, Mark Tokar Quartet, ShockolaD and others. He collaborates with famous foreign and Ukrainian performers, including singers Laura Marty, Alloise, Katya Chile and Uliana Horbachevska.
Percussionist. A representative of the new generation of Ukrainian jazz musicians. He is one of the best drummers in Ukraine and one of the few Ukrainian improvisers of the European level.
He works as a composer and performs his music in the ShkolaD and Igor Hnidyn Project. He graduated from the Lviv State Music Academy (percussion class). In 2010, Igor became a Kennedy Center scholarship winner (Washington, USA).
Since 2015 he is a co-founder of jazz department at Lviv National Academy of Music and is teaching there. Co-founder of the Lviv Jazz and Contemporary Music School.
Singer, multi-instrumentalist and sound producer.
He graduated from Ivan Trush Lviv State College of Decorative and Applied Arts of Lviv (degree in sculpture). He manufactures lyres, kobzas, banduras, and exclusive harps; Hordiy created about fifty music instruments.
Co-founder and member of the bands Joryj Kłoc, People of Good, Fidel trio Quartet, Jalapita, Lirwak.
He works in the field of abstract painting, experiments in combination of painting and video, photo, music, poetry.
Member of the Ukrainian Union of Icon Painters. V
olodymyr participated in Ukrainian and international exhibitions, plain-airs and performances, installations. Some works are stored in private collections in Ukraine, Poland, Canada, and USA.
She began her career as a designer in Poland known as Marta Biczuja. She received her professional education at Ivan Trush College of Lviv and the Academy of Arts in Łódz.
Martha has been actively involved in the Ukrainian fashion industry since 2010. Permanent participant of the Lviv Fashion Week, Ukrainian Fashion Week, Fashion Philosophy and Fashion Week Poland.
Martha collections do not repeat thematically. Sculptural forms and unusual design in the collections alternate with simple and traditional, inspired by nature, floristic - with geometry and graphics, rich colors and neon - with achromatic and pastels
VJ band “Cube” was created in 2006 year on the basis of the Ivano-Frankivsk film club.
Now the group consists of three VJ`s: VJ Glow (Serhiy Pilyavets), VJ DaPix (Denis Ovchar) and VJ Ra (Roman Shkromyda). ”Cube” makes video art in projects of Yuri Andrukhovych and “Karbido”.
The group participates in famous art festivals (”Ostrale bienale “, “PortoFranko”, ”Isolation“) makes mapping, media streaming, and video graffiti on buildings.
Executive director of “YMCA Lviv”. Manager with experience in the cultural sphere, academic and non-formal education, conducting research, forming new teams and organizations and strategic leadership. Over 17 years of experience in international projects and organizations.
Worked as Senior Protection Associate at UNHCR Lviv field office, and as a deputy head of the Crimea-SOS Western Ukrainian branch. Studied in Calgary, Bangkok, Stockholm, Rome, and Washington. Gave lectures on management and leadership in Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, South Africa and Canada. Taught in the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and Kyiv Theological Seminary of the Three Holy Hierarchs. Developed and taught courses about politology, dialog theory, history of political views and philosophy of politics.
Hobbies: acting (The British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat: usage of sword and rapier), Argentinian tango, sailing, writing poetry.
Cultural manager and press secretary. Worked for 10 years as a press secretary and project coordinator of Dzyga Art Center: Biennale of Contemporary Art Week, international festivals “Lviv Weather Vanes”, “Jazz Bez”, “Fort. Mission”, “Performance Art Days in Lviv” and others. As a project manager of YMCA Lviv lead Young school of Videoblog, art rehabilitation project for veterans “Theatre of a street marionette”.
Art activities: Project "Above a Silver Land" in cooperation with Oleksiy Horoshko on a Week of Contemporary Art (Lviv, "Museum of Ideas"); "Shevchenko-201" action: celebration of Taras Shevchenko birthday in the Pisky village near Donetsk; Media installation "WOUNDS" with the support of Serhiy Petliuk (Lviv, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Kharkiv). Earned the “Culture manager of 2017” title from the Lviv city council.
Defended Ukraine against Russian aggression in 2014-15 within Ukrainian Volunteer Corps "Right Sector" and in 2022 as a soldier of the 80th brigade of assault troops.
The YMCA Lviv is part of the world's largest youth development movement, with 30 million members in 130 countries. In the last few years, YMCA-Lviv has been actively developing and conducting cultural and social projects, in particular: the adaptation of IDP in Lviv "Game about us" with the actors of Les’ Kurbas theater and Yuriy Izdryk; Cultural project "Music life"; Art project for veterans "Derevianko" (a puppet for street performances made by war veterans); projects "Mosaic" and "Lemkovyna Lem" with Uliana Horbachevska. YMCA of Lviv supports local partnerships with the YMCA of Calgary, the YMCA of Aarhus and the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong.
The foundation established in 2016 and aimed to support cultural initiatives to transform Ukrainian society towards European standards. The Foundation initiates and co-organizes music competitions, concerts, film screenings, social and cultural projects. Tasks of the Foundation are:
• creation, organization and support of cultural events: concerts, performances, productions, festivals, exhibitions, charity events, auctions, ratings, awards, etc .;
• launching physical and virtual spaces and platforms to implement a variety of cultural and social initiatives;
• promotion of young talents through competitions, grants, scholarships and organization of educational programs and trainings;
• support for child victims of Ukrainian and world military conflicts, as well as support for the development of education, science, culture, art at the local level, etc .;
• establishing international institutional and individual cooperation in various spheres of cultural and social life;
• protection of intellectual property rights related to the life of Wassyl Slipak.
Crimean House is a place of Crimean energy in the cultural, educational, informational, and human rights spheres in continental Ukraine. The Crimean House is a platform for cultural and human rights events and initiatives, curricula, research, and a platform for discussing socially important processes and phenomena. The head of the public organization Crimean House is a well-known Ukrainian human rights activist, journalist, cultural manager - Alim Aliev.