National Palace of Arts "Ukraina" (Ukrainian: Національний палац мистецтв "Україна") or Palace "Ukraina" is one of the main theatre venues for official events along with Palace of Sports in Kyiv, Ukraine. The venue is a state company administered by the State Directory of Affairs.
Національний палац мистецтв "Україна"
|Address||vulytsia Velyka Vasylkivska 103|
|Location||Pechersk Raion, Kyiv, Ukraine|
|Owner||State Management of Affairs|
|Seating type||Reserved seating|
|Capacity||3,714 (main hall)|
240 (small hall)
|Opened||April 17, 1970|
|Architect||Yevhenia Marynchenko, Petro Zhylytsky, I.Vainer|
It was opened in 1970 as the biggest center of culture and arts. The building was designed by a group of architects P. Zhylytskyi, I. Vayner, under the directorship of the project's author the distinguished architect of Ukrainian SSR Yevhenia Marychenko. All of the architects were awarded Shevchenko National Prize (1971) for its design and construction. The interiors and equipment of the lobby as well as artistic rooms of the palace "Ukraine" are designed by the architect I. Karakis.
The building is trapezoidal, twenty eight meters tall and consists of over 300 rooms.
Although it was finally built on a former market square on Krasnoarmeyskaya street (present vul. Velyka Vasylkivska), it was originally suggested to be built in the place of St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.
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