On November 12, the University hosted a presentation and screening of documentaries about the Observatory International Science Center, a film produced by the Polish Institute in Kiev and the Eastern Europe Studio of Warsaw University and Bilyi Slon (Lviv Film Studio). The event was held within the framework of the 8th festival “Pid Vysokym Zamkom (Under the High Castle) “, organized by the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Lviv and the Center for Polish Culture and European Dialogue in Ivano-Frankivsk. The rector of the University, Igor Tsependa, university officials, teachers and students, Director of the Center for Polish Culture and European Dialogue in Ivano-Frankivsk Marya Osidach, Head of the SES Office in the Volodymyr Chernetsky region and employees of the UDSN, Head of the Department of Culture, Nationalities and Religions of Ivano-Frankivsk Frankivsk Regional State Administration Volodymyr Fedorak, members of the public attended the event.
The event started with the opening of the Bilyi Slon photo exhibition. Its author Jatsek Vnuk presented the photos “Nature. Man. Winter”.
Everyone had the opportunity to attend the photo exhibition and talk to the author. A key part of the event was the presentation of documentaries about the Observatory. At the end the audience had the opportunity to communicate with the initiator and organizer of the international project of restoration of the Observatory on the mountain of Pipivan from the Ukrainian side by the rector of the Carpathian University Igor Tsependa and the project partner of the project, the head of the UDSNS in the region Volodymyr Chernetsky. During the question-and-answer conversation, the participants were interested in the further steps of the project implementation, its scientific purpose and prospects for international cooperation.
During the event, the initiator and organizer of the international project to restore the Observatory on the mountain of Popivan from the Polish side was addressed by the Director of Eastern Europe Studies at Warsaw University Jan Malytsky to the audience.