On 28 September 2019, at the Ukrainian House on Khreshchatyk Street, a ceremony of awarding the participants and winners of the VII All-Ukrainian Children’s Drawing Contest “DRAW BEFORE IT’S GONE!”. The ambitious Ukrainian children’s art contest is held for the seventh time in a row on the initiative and with the financial support of Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation. This year, the Contest organisers asked children to speak up on the topic of the looming environmental disaster caused by human activity which has become a problem worldwide.
On September 23, 2018, a ceremony of awarding the winners of the 6th All‑Ukrainian Children's Drawing Contest UKRAINE OF THE FUTURE took place in the Ukrainian House in the Khreshchatyk Street. The largest Ukrainian children's creative contest was held for the sixth year in a row with the initiative and financial support of the Initiative for the Future — Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation, which is dedicated to innovation and scientific and technological progress this year.
On April 25, 2018 at the conference hall #13 located at iForum 2018, the winners of Ukraine’s first Biomedical Startups Competition MBioS Challenge, held by Innovation House and Borsch Ventures, supported by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, were announced. iForum, SANOFI, Ukrainian Medical Association of the United Kingdom (UMAUK), and American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine were the competition partners.
The interaction of scientists and business in Ukraine is a very topical issue of our time. Igor Iankovskyi, philanthropist and businessman, founder of the Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future", has been paying attention to this issue for a long time. On November 06, 2017 Igor Mykolaevych will participate in the discussion "Science, business, and innovations. What is the main?". During the round table with the participation of scientists and businessmen, we will find answers to the question of what innovation is, what innovations are of interest to business; are ready investors to invest in high-tech projects; and who has the first to start a dialogue - business or academics?
Film training in innovative marketing, films distribution methods with the participation of experts from four European countries was held jointly with Film Industry Association of Ukraine and Igor Iankovskyi All-Ukrainian Charity Foundation “Initiative for the Future” with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency. More than 400 Ukrainian filmmakers, producers, distributors, directors of cinemas, marketers participated in the training. The main goal of the training is to deepen participants’ knowledge of international marketing, sales, distribution and use of innovative strategies in film industry.
This event was organized jointly by the Association of the Ukrainian Film Industry and the Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future", the event will be held with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency. Filmmakers, producers, distributors, directors of cinemas, marketers are invited to participate in the training. The main goal of the training is to deepen participants' knowledge of international marketing, sales, distribution and use of innovative marketing strategies, and the creation and promotion of the audience.
The summer is over, but the bright impressions of the summer holiday will happy the long time to the young winners of the All-Ukrainian Children drawing contest "UKRAINE – THE EARTH OF TALENTS", who had a rest on the vacation in the wonderful children's camp "Artek-Bukovel". Having won prizes, our young talents received honorary awards from the Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future" - not only the art sets, but also the holiday packages for children's summer camp in the Carpathians.
At the 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which has ended in Czech Republic, a film by Petro Bebyak “The Line” (producers Andriy Yermak and Wanda Adamik Hrycova) of Ukraine and Slovakia, presented in the main contest, has been awarded by Crystal Globe for the best director’s job. This is the first award of the kind for Ukrainian cinema-makers in many years. Amid Slovak actors, renowned Ukrainian masters of the stage – Rimma Ziubina, Stanislav Boklan and Oleksandr Piskunov have played in the film.
Last year Ukrainian government launched the most challenging, yet crucial medical and pension reforms. Large-scale social transformations are always painful: people are not ready to accept the new reality and reformers to explain the essence of the reform. Meanwhile, one of the spheres that have required a major update for a long time, experienced surface alterations so far. I mean the reform of secondary education.
On the 17th of June 2017, the Ukrainian House at Khreschyatyk Street has accommodated the solemn prize-awarding ceremony of the participants and winners of the V National children’s drawing contest “UKRAINE – THE LAND OF TALENTS”. The most large-scale creative competition among kids in Ukraine is being conducted for the fifth year in a row under the initiative and financial support of Igor Iankovskyi National Charity Foundation “Initiative for the Future”.