On July 1 on
Day of Architecture of Ukraine traditional awarding of Regional Award in the sphere of
architecture, heraldry and vexillology and decorative and applied art named after Yakov
Pauchenko took place in the memorial building of a well-known architect Ya.Pauchenko
(1866-1914), where his nephew – a famous painter and pedagogue O.O.Osmerkin spent his
childhood and teenage years and where now the Art-Memorial Museum is located.
Regional Award in the sphere of architecture, heraldy and veksilology and
decorative and applied art named after Yakov Pauchenko was initiated by the Kirovograd
Regional Council in 2002 on application of Kirovograd Regional Organization of the
National Union of architects of Ukraine, Kirovograd Regional Department of Ukrainian
Heraldic Society and Kirovograd Regional Organization of the National Union of artists of
Ukraine. The award is given annually in three nominations: "architecture",
"heraldry and vexillology", "decorative and applied arts". Winners are
awarded the title of "Laureate of the Regional Award in architecture, heraldry and
vexillology, decorative and applied arts named after Yakov Pauchenko", they also
receive certificate, pecuniary reward, honorary prize of Regional Council and
Regional State Administration - statuette of "Steppe eagle".
In 2015 according to the jury’s decision winner was defined only in the
category "decorative and applied arts". Head of Kirovohrad Regional State
Administration S.Kuzmenko and deputy head of Kirovohrad Regional Council I.Vladov
presented honorary awards to a well-known Kirovohrad craftswoman, a member of the National
Union of Masters of folk art of Ukraine Dobrovolska Valentyna for original works in carpet
weaving technique which reflect historical forms of ornament of Kirovohrad region in
modern Ukrainian weaving art.
During the event the top-officials of the region head of Kirovohrad Regional
State Administration S.Kuzmenko and deputy head of Kirovohrad Regional Council I.Vladov,
head of Department of Regional development, urban planning and architecture of Regional
State Administration V.V.Kulikova, head of Kirovohrad regional organization of the
National Union of Artists of Ukraine People's Artist of Ukraine M.V.Nadezhdin, Merited
Builder of Ukraine O.O.Tovstohan congratulated architects on their professional holiday. A
musical gift was a performance of teacher of Kirovohrad music school ¹1 named after
H.Neuhaus pianist Olha Tereshchenko.
Architects, who are well-known in the town and region, received
diplomas and commendation from the head of Kirovohrad regional organization of the
National Union of Architects of UkraineL.Harlamova. Special congratulations were said to a
veteran of architecture in Kirovohrad region, Merited Architect of Ukraine Lidia Kreitor,
who had recently celebrated her 90th birthday. She was given a diploma of the National
Union of Architects of Ukraine.
After the event all the present viewed the museum expositions – the
exhibition of carpet works by V.Dobrovolska, theme exhibition “Heraldry of Kirovohrad
region”, which showed works of the laureates of the award in the nomination
"heraldry and vexillology" of the previous years and a travelling exhibition of
the National Union of Architects of Ukraine “XV all-Ukrainian festival “Architecture
and design 2015”.