Gogol fest

Gogolfest is an annual multidisciplinary international contemporary art festival that began in Kyiv in 2007. Since 2017, the festival has taken place in a number of Ukrainian cities. The five fields of the programme include theatre, music, film, literature, and visual arts. Gogolfest is an annual international multidisciplinary contemporary art festival that began in Kyiv in 2007. The event has been held in a number of Ukrainian cities since 2017. Theatre, music, film, literature, and visual arts are among the five subjects covered by the programme.

HISTORY-

Vladislav Vasylenko, director and producer of the DAKh Center for Contemporary Art, launched GOGOLFEST in 2007 on his own initiative. Evgeni Utkin, a well-known Ukrainian IT entrepreneur, is the Festival’s co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Nikolai Gogol, a Ukrainian-Russian writer, is the festival’s namesake. The festival is held in places that are unsuitable for traditional art, in keeping with current trends. Theatre, music, film, literature, and visual art are among the five genres of art featured at the festival. Vladislav Vasylenko, director and producer of the DAKh Center for Contemporary Art, launched GOGOLFEST in 2007 on his own initiative. Evgeni Utkin, a well-known Ukrainian IT entrepreneur, is the Festival’s co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Nikolai Gogol, a Ukrainian-Russian writer, is the festival’s namesake.

The festival is held in places that are unsuitable for traditional art, in keeping with current trends. Theatre, music, film, literature, and visual art are among the five genres of art featured at the festival. Readings by modern authors have frequently been included in the event. The festival also included events that gave consumers the opportunity to meet with representatives from publishing houses. For example, the Ukrainian publishing house “Dukh I Litera” gave a lecture at Gogolfest 2013. More than 300 novels have been published by “Dukh I Litera.” Editions of various foreign writers, including Paul Riceour, Hanna Arendt, Michel de Montaigne, Blaise Pascal, Sergey Averintsev, Charles Taylor, Reinhart Koselleck, and Elie Wiesel, as well as Ukrainian authors Ivan Dzyuba, Mykhaylyna Kotsyubyns’ka, Viktor Malakhov, Maryna Novikova, Myron Petrovs’kyi, Vadym Skurativ