Centre for Culture and Creativity for Children and Youth in Halychyna

After school educational institution for Children and Youth became the artistic treasure зyoung talents, where children develop their creativity, communicate and spend their free time. After school educational institution that is subject to the Education Department зthe Lviv City Council and organizes creative work зthe collectives зdifferent genres зart, entertainment for children and youth and develop their creative initiative.
Centre for Culture and Creativity for Children and Youth in Halychyna (Pogulyanka) is a member зthe European Association зInstitutions зfree time, it is working with many youth centres, and its work covers about 10,000 children, adolescents and youth зthe city and the region, which employs more than 200 teachers. Centre for Children and Youth in Halychyna holds international, regional competitions and festivals зdance, drama and vocal art, competitions зtechnical creativity, sports tournaments and art exhibitions.
Free time in Centre it is a work зclubs for children and youth, the organization зsummer camps, parties, excursions, sports and entertainment events.
e-mail: ctdug.lviv@gmail.com
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The department зcommunication and connection with the citizens

Objectives – the task зprimary importance is a popularization зthe activity зthe Centre. Department зa strategy зdevelopment, communication and connection with the citizens was established in 2001. The development зthe department started in 1988. At the same time the club зreporters was set up in Centre зcreativity. In 1991-1993 this club was conversed into the School зjournalism. In 1997 the School зjournalism became the base зthe department зjournalism and publicity зthe Centre.
There are 4 brunches in the structure зdepartment:
  • The School зjournalism;
  • Discussion club;
  • Armenian Sunday school;
  • Lithuanian Sunday school.
Discussion club
Objectives – a deep investigation in history, culture and customs зUkraine and Europe; intellectual development зyouth. Within the framework з“Intellectual games” occur tournaments: “Scho? De? Koly?”, “Moja gra”, “Debate”.
School зjournalism
Objectives – prepare children to conscious choice зa profession зa journalist and to form necessary skills for reporter. In this brunch зdepartment senior pupils are studying for 2 years. During this period they gain proficiency in a number зsubjects: Ukrainian language, basis зjournalism, practical journalism, photojournalism, English.
Practical part зstudying is embodying in such publications as: “Visnyk”, “Razom”.
Lithuanian Sunday school
Objectives – this school is an educational centre зLithuanian Diaspora in Lviv. Together with the Lithuanian community “Medejna” school keep old traditions зBaltic people. In the school children studying: the language history, culture and traditions зLithuania. The community and school collaborate with Lithuania.
Armenian Sunday school
Objectives – to unite Armenians, those who emigrated from Armenia and those who already live in Ukraine for a long time. School has an instructive mission. Religion community зLviv Armenian church supports the activity зthe educational centre. Centre gives methodological help to new created brunches зArmenian school in different cities. In a school children study history, art and Armenian language.
+38 032 275-05-00

The department зfine and decorative applied arts

Objectives – development зesthetic tastes зchildren, preservation зthe traditions зfine and decorative applied arts зUkrainian people. The department holds thematic and personal exhibitions; organize master-classes and seminars for the supervisors зthe clubs and schools зfine and decorative applied arts. After Ukrainian Independence a new branches зdecorative applied arts had been opened in the department: pysankarstvo, vytynanka, appliqué from straw, braiding from natural materials, Ukrainian national doll and her clothes, and painting on the glass.
Pedagogues зthe department, by working in the funds зLviv museums, created interesting author programs, which children are study for nearly 10 years. School зfine arts “Art-design”, school “Gerdan” and also a clubs зweaving, wood craft, and painting on the glass, ceramics and pysankarstvo are working at the department.
Nearly 250 children are engaged in the clubs зthe department. Department is an organizer зthe regional competition from fine and decorative applied arts: “Talanty tvoyi, Ukrayino”.
The best works are showed on final exhibition and all winners get diplomas and prizes. The competition propagandizes the best examples зUkrainian traditional art; attract children to keep and renew the works зnational old masters; it finds talented children and youth and direct further development зtheir talent.
+38 032 276-97-82

The department зtheatrical art and choreography

Objectives – to attract a lot зchildren for propagation зknowledge in a field зtheatrical art and choreography.
The department conducts seminars for supervisors зthe theatrical, singing and dancing groups. It conducts International festival-meeting зamateur children theatrical groups “Halyts’ka Mel’pomena”, “Posmishka Taliyi”. In our days nearly 400 children are engaged in the groups зthe department. 
Brunches зthe department:
Vocal and choreographic ensemble “Rushnychok”. The bases зthe group are Ukrainian songs and dances, customs and rites, old games and folklore. Program зensemble “Ryshnychok” consist зvocal and choreography (classical and folkdance), music and sol-fa, acting and ethnology. During the years зexistence ensemble introduced Ukrainian art to the spectators зPoland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Check Republic, Denmark, Turkey and Bulgaria on the international festivals and forums.
Musical and variety theatre “Pohulyanka”. Nearly 100 children are engaged in the theatre. There are young, preparatory and basic concert groups. Vocal, choreography and acting are the basic subjects in the theatre. Except the plays, pupils з“Pohulyanka” often appear on a stage зconcerts and contests зfolksong as individual singers. Actors зthe theater for many times were on tour abroad and in Ukraine.
Drama folk theatre “We”. The basic trend зtheatre’s work is a propaganda зUkrainian and world drama. People 14-30 years old are engaged in the theatre. Here they study the basis зdrama, plastic movements, scenography, choreography, visage etc. Main feature зthe theatre is its self-sufficiency. Theatre collective is a co-organizer зinternational and regional competitions зamateur theatrical groups зLviv schools. In 1999 theatre became a participator зinternational program “Ost-West”. The aim зthis program is an intercourse зthe youth зWestern and Eastern Europe through the acquaintance зthe society with the national cultures through the means зtheatre.
Music and Poetry Theatre “Kryla”. Children з10-18 years old are engaged in the theatre. Theatre makes literary and musical compositions and musical and poetic performances, personal performances. Theatre “Kryla” initiated a rubric “Zabuti imena”. With the help зthis rubric people can hear, from the stage, the poetry зlong forgotten Ukrainian poets.
Folklore-ethnographic studio “Svitlytsya”. Participants зthe studio are studying folklore. In repertoire – theatrical musical and vocal programs, dedicated to the traditional calendar holidays and rites. The room зthe circle is a small ethnographic museum. In “Svitlytsya” small children study Ukrainian folk games, songs; older children study Lemko, Boyko, Hutsul kolomyiky, Christmas carols and other folk ritual songs. 
+38 032 276-97-82

Department зtechnical creativity

Objectives – to give children a deep knowledge in the sphere зscience and technology. Department organizes competitions in technical, electromechanical, radio engineering modeling, “Week зscience and technology”, seminars for supervisors зthe technical clubs. Department works as “Polytechnic School for children and youth”.
New modern tendencies зwork were introduced at the department: computer laboratory, business school. These tendencies зwork give good education and in future it helps children to continue studying in universities and collages and to find a good work.
Beginning level – (technical modeling, origami) – children study the history and tendencies зthe technology. They put into practice the experience зtechnique picture and sketch; learn how to work with the scissors and fret saw; from the cardboard, paper and other materials they create three-dimensional fairytale castles, compositions зspace and underwater world.
I level – (electromechanical modeling and technical design) children create models зthe transport, moveable toys, etc. 
II level – (radio technical modeling and models зe-automation) children study the basis зradio engineering and radio installation, produce electronic devices. Children learn how to read electronic circuits, how to make them and how to use them in practice.
+38 032 276-97-85

Department зvariety and classical art

Objectives – involve children and youth in the study зthe best examples зUkrainian and world classical music and development зmodern children’s song and dance.
Department conduct: musical festival for children “Doshkoljaryk”, festival “Rizdvjani kanikuly”, festival “Pereveslo”, seminars for the supervisors зa singing and variety circles.
Department зvariety and classical art unite a number зgroups, such as:
  • Vocal studio “Bell canto” (N. Stolbina);
  • Folk chamber chorus for children and youth “Zhayvir” (N. Kozjar);
  • Musical studio “Dzerelo” (N. Savko);
  • Model ensemble зmodern dance “Time-out” (O. Agapova);
  • Big band, VIA (A. Zupnyk);
  • Chamber orchestra (O. Trunko);
  • Vocal and choreographic ensemble “Vykrutasyky” (L. Sljusarchuk).
+38 032 275-20-18

Department зsports tourism and sports and health work

Objectives – development зphysical culture, sport and tourism.
Department holds seminars for teachers; basketball competitions “Novi imena”, rhythmic gymnastics’ “Sribna lastivka”, and sport dance competition, speleological expeditions, etc.
Department has chess club named after Stain, school зsport dance, speleological club “Cyclone”, guide circle and circle зregional ethnography. Sections: rhythmic gymnastic, basketball, walking tourism, football, taekwondo, etc.
The aims зthe department are:
  • Development зphysical culture, sport and tourism;
  • Physical development, high physical training, sport and tourism skills.
Today nearly 400 people are engaged in the department. This department organizes different competitions in Pogulyanka
+38 032 275-03-95

Department зinformation and methodology

Objectives – theoretical and practical help for the workers зeducational institutions in the organization зeducational process, accumulation зinformation and publication зmethodical manuals.
This department is a structural brunch зthe Pogulyanka in ensuring methodical and scientific work, improvement зthe content, forms and methods зactivity зthe groups, clubs and studios.
Methodical department has a right to methodical recommendations, folklore programs, programs зdifferent kinds зart, зdecorative applied art зthe region, collection зtranslations or adaptations зa national repertoire, tasks for pupils зschools and extra-scholastic educational institution.
+38 032 276-97-86

School зFolkdance

Ensemble зfolkdance “Serpanok”.
Objectives – to train children and youth with the help зmusic and dance.
School conducts seminars; organize concerts; conduct festival “Halyts’ki barvy” and international festival зfolkdance “Karpats’ki vizerunky”.
In school children study rhythmic and dance, music, dance on the floor based on the system зB. Knyazev, classical dance, stage folkdance, the history зthe choreography, visage.
The school зfolkdance is the most numerous department зthe Center. Repertoire зthe ensemble “Serpanok” consist зthe dances зdifferent Ukraine regions: “Pryvital’nyy svyatkovyy”, “Veseli hutsulyata”, etc., playful dance “Povzunets’”, “Arkan”, “Rakivchanka”, “Gopak”, etc. And also folkdances зthe world, classical and variety dances.
School зthe folkdance is the International festival зthe folkdance in Lviv – “Karpats’ki vizerunky”, and the regional festival зthe choreography “Halyts’ki barvy”.
+38 032 275-20-18

School зearly esthetic education “Ravlyk”

Objectives – a comprehensive and harmonious development зthe child, the formation зconsciousness by means зpainting; the formation зartistic taste and cultural skills, ability to communicate with other children, activation зchildren’s creativity and intelligence.
The school’s work is based on the program that includes familiarization with the visual arts, drawing from memory, appliqué and rhythm, basics зsinging and theatre, and English language.
Young teaching staff tries to solve the problem зcomprehensive aesthetic development зpreschool children (from 3-oh to 6 years) who do not attend kindergarten. Taken into account the age characteristics зpupils, they use in the classroom mainly game forms, illustrated stories and excursions.
+38 032 276-97-85

School зCossack’s art

Objectives – to promote the full musical and aesthetic development зthe student, the formation зhis artistic taste and executive skills, enrichment зsamples зmusical creativity, teach the student playing the bandura. The school educates students on the best examples зUkrainian national and cultural heritage; cherishes the love Ukrainian customs and traditions.
School holds: Seminars for directors зBandurists, organizes concerts, and regional festival-competition зCossack’s art.
The school study – music theory, technique зplaying the bandura, Ukrainian folk songs, historical and sacred music. Training is conducted in two areas: vocal and choral and orchestral. The structure зschool –Bandura Chapel “Dzvinochok” and the Bandura choir “Hamaliya”.
+38 032 276-97-82