The Memorial Festival of Stepan Oliynyk was held in the Mykolaiv region

04 April 2018, 17:55
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On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the birth of the poet-satirist Stepan Oliynyk in the Mykolaiv region, he held the "Stepanov Spring" festival. The festival lasted for two days; the event was attended by writers, singers, composers, actors of theaters and cinema. This was reported in the Nikolaev district state administration.

"Stepan Oliynyk is our prominent countryman. And for more than three decades, we are holding a holiday of humor, cordiality and meetings in our area. We need to honor the memory of our ancestors. This year, the daughter of a writer, Lesya Oliynyk, came to the festival with outstanding artists of Ukrainian culture. During two days, festive concerts, exhibitions of paintings, contests devoted to the work of the poet satirist were held. I hope that the tradition of such meetings will be preserved for many years, "said Larisa Vysotskaya, head of the Mykolaiv state administration.

Note that Stepan Oliynyk is a Ukrainian poet-humorist, satirist and journalist. The writer wrote many children's poems, published more than 100 poetic feuilletones, wrote the libretto of the comic opera "In the steppes of Ukraine".