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PRESENTATION BY POET AND AUTHOR VOLODYMYR YESHKILEV

Volodymyr Yeshkilev presents the hero of his award-winning novel, "The Escape of Master Pinzel."  Ioann Heorhii Pinzel (ca. 1707-1761) was a prominent Western Ukrainian sculptor, whose works of art are found in churches of Lviv and Buchach as well as in many museums of Poland and Ukraine. 

The presentation is in Ukrainian, with PowerPoint illustrations.

Introductory remarks are made by Jurij Dobczansky of the Library of Congress.

This event was co-sponsored by the European Division, LCPA Ukrainian Language Table and the Shevchenko Scientific Society (Washington Branch)

Mr. Yeshkilev (a poet, author, essayist, student of culture and politics, b. 1965 in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine), is in the U.S. as a member of an Open World delegation from Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, which is sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center of the Library of Congress.  The grantee is the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and the partnering/host organization is the Arlington Sister City Association of Arlington, VA.

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 23
Noon

WHERE:
European Division conference room,
Jefferson Building, LJ249
Library of Congress
Washington, DC

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