Ukraine’s cultural institutions and monuments are increasingly becoming a target for the occupiers in the context of the full-scale Russian invasion. The support of the international professional community provided to the Ukrainian cultural area is, therefore, all the more valuable and important.
On April 26, 2022, Oksana Prokopyuk, a leading research worker at the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra”, gave a lecture on “The Kyiv Orthodox Metropolia in the Eighteenth Century: Identity of the Ecclesiastic Elite and Their Donations” at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). The lecture was conducted in the framework of the Project POLY – Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities.
A new exhibition “Samples of Bricks of the Princely Era (Kniazha Doba) Found in the Territory of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” was opened on April 29, 2022, in the narthex of the Church of the Savior at Berestove. The exposition highlights the history of the Lavra architectural ensemble in the 11th-12th centuries, as well as the development of civil engineering and the technology of making ancient bricks - plinths.
The National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” is sincerely grateful to the Hungarian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM Hungary) and personally to Mr. Zsolt Sari, who responded to our request, collected and sent to the Preserve a truckload of packing materials to properly secure the Fund Collection exhibits.
Dear visitors! We would like to inform you that from April 19 the Church of the Savior at Berestove will be open to visitors.Opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 to 16:00. Closed Monday – Tuesday. Closed on April 24, 2022 (Easter Day).
18 квітня 2022 року, у Міжнародний день всесвітньої спадщини та в День пам’яток історії та культури України, Національний заповідник «Києво-Печерська лавра» після майже піврічної перерви відкрив для відвідувачів храм Спаса на Берестові.
On April 18 (World Heritage Day), the European External Action Service is launching #ARTvsWAR, an awareness-raising social media campaign focusing on the fate of cultural heritage and the resilience of the cultural sector of Ukraine during the war.