At the International Music Festival and Competition ‘Kyivskyi koloryt’ held on March 25th-27th in Kyiv, SSU students showed a high level of performing mastery and received two laureate diplomas of the first degrees. The vocal ensemble ‘Improviz’ won among the vocal bands, the student of the Faculty of ElIT Polina Hrechyshkina won the nomination ‘Jazz Vocal’. The student of the Faculty of TeSET Serhii Ponomarenko got the laureate diploma of the second degree in the nomination ‘Pop Vocal’.

SSU vocalists were competing with students majored in Arts, musicians, singers and composers from Ukraine, Hungary, Belarus, Poland and other countries. The jury consisted of Honoured Artists of Ukraine, Honoured Workers of Culture, fine art experts, professors and lecturers of known art universities in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, and Germany.

The Ukrainian young performers competition ‘Song of the Bug’ ended with a great victory of SSU vocalists. Vocal ensemble ‘Improviz’ and the trio ‘Sensation’ became laureates of the second degree; the student of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communication Viktoriia Kovtun became the laureate of the third degree. In general, 250 singers and bands from different regions of Ukraine took part in this festival. The event was held on March 22nd-23rd in Khmelnytskyi.

The ensemble ‘Improviz’ and female vocal trio ‘Sensation’ (Director – Olha Bondarenko) as part of SSU Cultural and Artistic Center represent Sumy State University on various art events and have become kind of a visiting card of the University. The representatives of the Faculty of Technical Systems and Energy Efficient Technologies including Taras Oprysko, Olha Oprysko ta Serhii Sharapov, the student of the Faculty of Electronics and Informational Technologies Polina Hrechyshkina and the student of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communication Viktoriia Kovtun perform as a part of the ensemble ‘Improviz’. The trio ‘Sensation’ includes the student of the Law Faculty of Yana Leontenko and Kateryna Chemodurova, and the student of Balatsky Academic and Scientific Institute of Finance, Economics and Management Iryna Skliar.

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