On February 20, 2020, an opening of the
exhibition of works for the Regional Award in Architecture, Heraldry, Vexillology, and
Decorative and Applied Art named after Yakiv Pauchenko in 2020.
The Award was initiated by the Kirovohrad Regional Council in 2002 on
the application of Kirovohrad Regional Organizations of the National Union of Architects
of Ukraine, Ukrainian Heraldic Society, and the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
The award is given annually on March 21 on the date of birth of Yakiv
Pauchenko. Works in two nominations “heraldry and vexillology” and “decorative and
applied art” were submitted for this year’s award.
In the nomination “heraldry and vexillology”: Symbols coat of arms
and flag) of the village of Krasnosilka and Rozumivka of Oleksandrivskii district,
Kirovohrad region (Author: Biloshapka Vasyl Viktorovych – a member of Ukrainian Heraldry
Society, the National Union of Journalists and Local History Experts of Ukraine, Committee
of Kirovohrad Regional Council for Implementation of Symbols of communities, villages,
townships, towns, district of the region, director Oleksandriia District Local History
Museum, a laureate of the Regional Local History Award named after Volodymyr Yastrebov
(2002) and the Regional Award in Architecture, Heraldry, and Vexillology, and Decorative
and Applied Art named after Yakiv Pauchenko in the nomination “heraldry and vexillology”
(2005), the village of Oleksandrivka, Kirovohrad region) and Symbols (coat of arms and
flag) of the village of Pavlysh, Onufriivka district, Kirovohrad region (Author: Postryhan
Vitalii Viktorovych – a teacher of History of Hub Institution of General Secondary
Education “Pavlish lyceum named after V.O.Sukhomlynskyi”, laureate of the Regional
Local History Award named after Volodymyr Yastrebov (2011), the village of Pavlysh,
Onufriivka district, Kirovohrad region).
In the nomination “decorative and applied art”: Monumental panels
in the mosaic technique: “Old Testament”, “Christianization of Kievan Rus”, a
triptych “John the Baptist”, “Most Holy Mother of God”, and “St. Righteous
Elizabeth” 2017-2018 made on the area of the Cathedral Church of Annunciation to the
Blessed Virgin Mary in the town of Kropyvnytskyi. (Author: Kryvko Oleksandr Volodymyrovych
– an artist, a teacher of municipal institution ‘Art School named after O.O.Osmerkin
of the town of Kropyvnytskyi”, the head of the Department of Architecture and
Construction of the Kirovohrad eparchy of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, a churchman of
the Church of Siant Nicholas (the town of Kropyvnytskyi) and works – the panels made in
the traditional techniques of decorative and applied art - art needlepoint and cross
stitch, 3D applique from color ribbons (Author: Muntian Valentyna Vasylivna – Merited
Artist of Folk Art of Ukraine, the town of Kropyvnytskyi).
The presentation of the exposition of demonstrative materials that were
applied for the award was held with the participation of the competition committee. The
authors Vasyl Biloshapka, Vitalii Postryhan, and Oleksandr Kryvko personally presented
their works and answered numerous questions on their creation.
The head of Kirovohrad Regional Council, the head of Competition Committee of the Award
Oleksandr Chornoivanenko conducted a congratulatory speech. A high artistic and scientific
and historical level of the heraldic symbols and works of decorative and applied art was
noted by the members of the contest committee – the head of the Regional Organization of
Ukrainian Heraldry Society, Merited Architect of Ukraine Vitalii Kryvenko and the head of
the Regional Organization of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine Liudmyla
Citizens and guests of the town also have the opportunity to explore
the exhibition, enter the public discussion, and leave their feedback that will be taken
into the account by the committee during the objective decision of the laureates of the