Now she will bear the name of Ukrainian filmmaker Yuri Ilyenko.
Yesterday, October 11, deputies of the Kiev city Council at the plenary meeting decided to rename the street Melnikova in the Shevchenko district, informs Rus.Media.
Now she will be named Director Yuri Ilyenko. “For” voted 63 deputies.
This is the official web site of Kyiv city Council.
The decision on renaming streets was discussed at the web portal of the local community. The street name change was supported by 1490 Kiev. This is 67% of the total number of voting citizens.
Yuri Ilyenko – Ukrainian film Director, cinematographer, screenwriter, actor, producer. He is the author of films “the Well for the thirsty”, “White bird with black mark”, “Swan lake. Area”, “Prayer for Hetman Mazepa”.
Ilienko – people’s artist of Ukraine, laureate of National prize named after Taras Shevchenko State prize named after Alexander Dovzhenko for his contribution to film, academician of the Academy of arts of Ukraine, one of Ukraine, academician of the European Academy clopedia. Was one of the founders of a new direction in film – “Ukrainian poetic cinema”.
By the way, in the Solomensky district of Kiev will soon be a new street Maxim Shapoval – Hero of Ukraine, who died on the street in the summer of 2017.