Cherkasy

What is Cherkasy known for?


nature culture

are: *Cherkasy Oblast Local History Museum – the collection of artifacts from the history, nature, culture, and ethnography of Cherkasy Oblast. *"Kobzar (Kobzar (book))" Museum of Taras Shevchenko – the only museum in the world about one book. *Cherkasy Art Museum – big museum where different exhibitions are held throughout the year. *Cherkasy Literary Memorial Museum of Vasyl Symonenko. *Cherkasy Museum of Vyshyvanka Theaters and Music

The museum exposition is available in 30 halls. There is collection of artifacts from the history, nature, culture, and ethnography of Cherkasy Oblast. - Cherkasy Oblast museum is housed in a modern building, built in 1985 Thirty halls of the museum offer sections about nature of the region, archeology, ethnography, history of the region in the 14th – early 20th century, modern history from 1917 to the present. In total there are about 12 thousand exhibits. *


modern+movie

local cultural clubs. The city has 3 modern movie theaters - "Salut" (a very old building, was the first cinema in Cherkasy), "Ukraine", and "Dnipro Plaza". Кинотеатры Черкасс на KINOafisha.ua Recreation thumb 230px right Park Peremohy (Victory Park) in summer (File:Парк Перемога1.JPG) Cherkasy is famous as a ''green city''. The main parks are Park Peremohy


building art

in the European tournaments (:Category:European volleyball club competitions) 2008 2009. *Cherkasy is represented within Ukrainian Bandy and Rink-bandy Federation. http: www.ukrbandy.org.ua contact_en.html Architecture and sights During its whole history Cherkasy was destroyed and rebuilt numerous times. Only few buildings from the 19th century survived. The system of streets and squares in the old part of the city is one of the few monuments to the city-building art


historical part

of the Kremenchuk Reservoir. Relief of the historical part of the city was influenced by Zamkova (Castle) mountain (Zamkova mountain (Cherkasy)), where Cherkasy Fortress was situated


big+cultural

thumb left 230px Cherkasy Philharmonic (File:Cherkasy Philharmonic, Cherkasy, Ukraine.jpg) There are several theaters in Cherkasy, such as: *Taras Shevchenko Ukrainian Academic Drama Theatre of Cherkasy *Cherkasy Academic Puppet Theater *Youth Theater "Suchasnyk" The city has its own philharmonic, which was created in 1955. The big cultural center is concert hall "Druzhba Narodiv" (Friendship of Nations), where all major concerts are held. Besides, there are numerous local cultural clubs. The city has 3 modern movie theaters - "Salut" (a very old building, was the first cinema in Cherkasy), "Ukraine", and "Dnipro Plaza". Кинотеатры Черкасс на KINOafisha.ua Recreation thumb 230px right Park Peremohy (Victory Park) in summer (File:Парк Перемога1.JPG) Cherkasy is famous as a ''green city''. The main parks are Park Peremohy (Victory Park) with a zoo, Sobornyi Park (Cathedral Park), Juvileyniy Park (Jubilee Park), Park Himikiv (Park of Chemists), Dolyna Troiand (Rose Valley), and 2 chilred's parks. Сади та Парки розміщені за алфавітом Ландшафтна архітектура Черкащини Traditional places of summer recreation are beaches of Dnipro River. The coastline of the city is as long as

) *Odessa National Law Academy (branch) There is a number of colleges (both state and private): *Cherkasy Medical College *Cherkasy State Business College *Cherkasy Commercial Technical School *Cherkasy Musical College *Cherkasy Cooperative Economics and Law College Several public libraries are serving the city – Central Library of Lesia Ukrainka, City Library for Youth and Children, Central Oblast Library of Taras Shevchenko. Culture and recreation Cherkasy is a big

cultural center. Several theaters, philharmonic, 3 movie theaters, numerous museums and clubs are serving the city. The city has 3 indoor skating rink (ice rink)s. People can relax in big parks and gardens around the city, they can also visit city's zoo. Cherkasy is among the cities in Ukraine that have their own planetarium. Museums thumb 230px right Cherkasy Oblast Local History Museum (File:Черкаський обласний краєзнавчий музей.jpg) The biggest museums of Cherkasy


big role

against Tatars and Turkish, including operations led by Ivan Pidkova. New Cherkasy Castle was the center of city life, it was built in 1549-52 on the place of the old one. Under Polish rule, Khmelnytsky Uprising thumb left 100px Hetman (File:BChmielnicki.jpg) Bogdan Khmelnytsky After the Union of Lublin in 1569 Cherkasy became a part of Poland. Cherkasy Regiment, which was created in 1625, played a big role in history of the city. During Khmelnytsky Uprising War


portrait painting

floor rooms are constantly used for periodic exhibitions. In the museum you can see the folk art medium Podniprovya, iconography 18-19th centuries. and portrait painting of 18-19th centuries. A significant part is contemporary works, drawings, sculptures. *


making defensive

thumb 100px Ostafiy Dashkevich, Cherkasy headman In the 1360s, the city entered a new period in its development, by becoming a part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Since then, Cherkasy has become an important defender of its southern borders. In 1384 the city is recognized as a fortified town on the south edge (of Grand Duchy of Lithuania), along with Vinnytsia, Bratslav and Kaniv making defensive line from Crimean Tatars. The city started to be ruled by headman (starosta). During

and Kaniv making defensive line from Crimean Tatars. During 15th-16th centuries, Cherkassians took part in military marches against Tatars and Turkish. After the Union of Lublin in 1569 Cherkasy became a part of Poland. Cherkasy was the center of Cossacks, citizens took part in Khmelnychchyna and Koliyivschyna (cossacks' and peasants' rebellions) in the 18th century. After the Second Partition of Poland the city was incorporated into the Kievan Guberniya of the Imperial Russia. In the second


works drawings

floor rooms are constantly used for periodic exhibitions. In the museum you can see the folk art medium Podniprovya, iconography 18-19th centuries. and portrait painting of 18-19th centuries. A significant part is contemporary works, drawings, sculptures. *


drawings sculptures

floor rooms are constantly used for periodic exhibitions. In the museum you can see the folk art medium Podniprovya, iconography 18-19th centuries. and portrait painting of 18-19th centuries. A significant part is contemporary works, drawings, sculptures. *

Cherkasy

'''Cherkasy''' ( ), is a city in central Ukraine. It is the capital (Capital city) of the Cherkasy Oblast (province (Oblast)), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Cherkasky Raion (district (Raion)) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast. It is not to be confused with Cherkassk which is on the Don River to the east.

The city is the cultural, educational and industrial center of Cherkasy Oblast and Central Economical Region of Ukraine. Cherkasy has been known since the 13th century and played a great role in the history of Ukraine. Cherkasy was the center of Cossacks, citizens took part in Khmelnychchyna (Khmelnytsky Uprising) and Koliyivschyna (cossacks' and peasants' rebellions).

The city is located on the right bank of Dnieper River (specifically at the Kremenchuk Reservoir), about south of the nation's capital, Kiev. The city is divided into 2 boroughs (''raions''): Sosnivskiy (with Orshanets village) and Pridniprovskiy. The current population of Cherkasy is 287,583 (as of 2011). In June 2011, the city celebrated its 725th anniversary.

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