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SHALOM ALECHEM, KYIV!

Шолом алейхем, Києве!

On May 7, 2019, for the first time in more than 100 years, the Liberman Manor, known for many years as the House of Writers of the National Writers' Union of Ukraine, will host in its cozy walls the event of the Jewish community of the capital.

Creative action "SHOLEM ALEICHEM, KYIV!" dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of Sholem Aleichem (Solomon Rabinovich), the outstanding Jewish writer, takes place within the framework of the International Festival of Klezmer Music and Jewish Culture “Kyiv Klezmer Fest – 2019” with the support of the Department of Culture of KCSA.

The agenda includes:

5.00 – 5.50 pm the Liberman Manor tour with Yulia Smilyanskaya, tour guide, well-known Kyiv history expert, director of Kiev Jewish Institute. 
• from 6.00 pm - presentation of exhibition "The City of Little People" (project "Noble Chronicles") of the pupils of Kyiv Children and Youth Palace fine arts studio folk art group "Decorative Graphics" coterie (leader - Svetlana Ellansky) dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of Sholem Aleichem; performance " Sholem Aleichem, Kyiv!" prepared by "Studio SH-A!" theatrical project.


Iryna Klimova - the concept, Alexander Morzhevskaya and Marat Strakovsky - scenario authors and directors, the roles are played by Alexandra Morzhevska, Vladlen Portnikov, and Anatoly Shengayt. The performance (dramatized reading) is based on the works of Sholem Aleichem and the memoirs of his relatives and friends; Jewish songs are performed by L. M. Revutsky Municipal Academic Men’s Choir.
    
Co-organizers: Kyiv City Jewish Community, NGO "Social Capital", National Writers' Union of Ukraine, Kyiv Children and Youth Palace, Jewish Institute, Theater Studio "Sh-A!", Osher Schwartzman Jewish Literature Specialized Library, Desyatynna Church History Museum, 
L. M. Revutsky Municipal Academic Men’s Choir.

The event will be held at the address: 2 Bankova Str., Kyiv.

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For more information call: (044) 253-45-86, 272-39-18, 501-24-40

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