On July 4, 2022, a concert of Ukrainian and European piano music was held at the Grand Bernardine in Portoroz, which was conducted by artists from Ukraine – students and teachers of Kyiv Children’s Art School #1.
The event was organized by the International Academy S.P.E.K.T.R. to support Ukrainian children and as a sign of gratitude to Slovenia and its beautiful people who support Ukrainians.
The concert was attended by Ukrainian families who were sheltered by the country, Slovenians and invited guests.
Young soloists sisters Maria and Daria Shakhlina impressed the audience with their sensitive performance.
Piano ensemble of teachers Hanna Kornyeva and Iryna Ozerova introduced the listeners to the best examples of Ukrainian music, most of which were performed in their own translation for piano 4 hands.
Magical melodies of the Ukrainian bandura echoed under the arches of the ancient Grand Hotel Rogaska, Slovenia.
On July 18, 2022, an evening of Ukrainian music was held in the city of Rogaska Slatina, organized by the International Academy S.P.E.K.T.R. under the patronage of the Honorary Consul of Ukraine in the Republic of Slovenia Sandi Brezovnik.
Anna Shapoval, a young and talented graduate of the National Music Academy of Ukraine, charmed the guests with her high skill performance of ancient and modern pieces on the bandura.
The concert was held as part of the International Cultural Festival ART ROGASHKA 2022.
The event was attended by representatives of the Ukrainian community in Slovenia, residents and guests of Rogaška Slatina, members of the jury of the International Cultural Festival ART ROGAŠKA 2022.
August 24, 2022, Independence Day of Ukraine in Ljubljana!
A concert on Pogačarjev trg, where special attention was attracted by the young talented bandurist Anna Shapoval, winner of numerous music competitions and art projects of the S.P.E.K.T.R. International Academy, who arrived in Slovenia at the personal invitation of the Embassy of Ukraine in Slovenia.
October 15, 2022, International Charity Diplomatic Fair SILA BAZAAR 2022, organized by SILA IWCL – International Women’s Club Ljubljana, took place in the heart of medieval Ljubljana.
S.P.E.K.T.R. International Academy, thanking the Embassy of Ukraine in Slovenia, organized a worthy presentation of Ukrainian culture in Slovenia. Melodies of Ukrainian folk songs and classical music sounded from the central stage performed by the Piano Ensemble Hanna Kornieva – Iryna Ozerova, and their students – sisters Maria and Dasha Shakhlina.
The highlight of the event was the presentation of the ethnic collection “Ukrainian Boho” by Ukrainian designer Svitlana Gorodetska.
The meeting of Ukrainian artists with the Slovenian public took place again, thanks to the International Art Project S.P.E.K.T.R. Teachers and students of KDSHM 1 Hanna Kornieva, Iryna Ozerova, Maria and Dasha Shakhlina held a concert of Ukrainian music for the great holiday – the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary on October 14, 2022 in the city of Portoroz, Grand Hotel Bernardin.
The program featured well-known Ukrainian folk and author’s songs, works of patriotic themes.
Concert participants came from different countries specifically to participate in this event.
Ukrainian music found a lively response from listeners, filling their hearts with harmony and warmth.