Government has doubled the Prize of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine named after Lesya Ukrainka in works of literature for children and youth, according to the press-office of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. According to Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko the decision has been adopted at the Government session.
“At the Government session we have endorsed the Resolution according to which the amount of prize was doubled from 5 thousand hryvnjas to 10 thousand hryvnjas” he noted.
According to Vyacheslav Kyrylenko the Governmental Prize is awarded annually on February 25 on Lesya Ukrainka’s birthday. The laureates are generally awarded in the following categories: works of literature for children and youth, design of books and theatrical performances for children and youth.