Cherkasy

What is Cherkasy known for?


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(TV channel) Inter , ICTV (ICTV (Ukraine)), STB (STB (Channel)), TET etc. . City's radio stations are mostly nationwide networks broadcast on local frequencies, although some local stations exist. FM radio stations include KISS FM, Hit FM, Radio Luks, Radio Rocks, Shanson, Ros', Era FM, Love Radio, 101Dalmatin, Dobre Radio. Sports thumb (File:Central stadium in Cherkasy.jpg) Sport life of the city is concentrated in several places, among which are the Central Stadium, Water Sport


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. 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

ua Cherkasy ''' (Ukrainian (Ukrainian phrasebook): Черкаси), is a city, located in Central Ukraine. It is the capital of the Cherkasy Oblast (province). The city is the cultural, educational and industrial center. The population is 287,583 (as of 2011). Understand Founded around 1280's. In the 1360s, the city becoming a part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. At that time was a fortified town on the south edge (of Grand Duchy of Lithuania), along with Vinnytsya, Bratslav


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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


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. Festivals thumb Wood sculptures at "Drevlyandia" festival in 2009 (File:Парк Перемога3.JPG) The city is famous for its sculpture festivals - "Kryzhtal" (held in winter, sculptures are made of ice), "Drevlyandia" (held in summer, sculptures are made of wood, then placed in parks around the city), and "Zhyvyi Kamin" (held in autumn, sculptures are made of stone). Along with the last, "Cherkasy's Singing Nights" are held in the open-air theater

in 1995 to the 400year birthday of the Hetman. A bronze sculpture, mounted on a pedestal of stylized processed granite blocks. On both sides of the pedestal - the stele of granite blocks, which is mounted eight boards with inscriptions: The Battle of Zhollty Vody, The Battle of Korsun, Victory at Pilyavtsami, The triumphal entry into Kiev, Victory at Zbarazh and Zborov, Battle of Berestechko, Taking the Krakow and Warsaw. On both sides of the pedestal made of granite blocks, set two bronze 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. *


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) *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


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) *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

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

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


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when Moisei was little and his mother raised her son by herself. partof the Eastern Front (Eastern Front (World War II)) of World War II place Cherkasy Korsun (Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi), USSR (Soviet Union) date 24 January 1944 – 16 February 1944 * Zhuzhou, China Taras Shevchenko (young portrait) The Chernecha landscape near Cherkasy


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on the courts of "Rybka" complex *Group 2 Euro Africa Zone matches (2008 Davis Cup Europe Africa Zone Group II#Ukraine vs. Egypt) of 2008 Davis Cup were held in Cherkasy, in "Selena" sport complex. Other sport achievements are: *Cherkasy is home to the basketball club BC Cherkasy (a.k.a. the Cherkasy Monkeys). *Cherkasy is home to the volleyball clubs Krug Cherkasy, Zlatogor Zolotonosha Cherkasy (women) and Impexagro Sport Cherkasy (men). They all play


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, and is usually represented with sand beaches. Infrastructure of the beaches is under development right now, although several recreational complexes are already built. On the northern end of the city, in Cherkasy Forest (Cherkaskiy Bir (Cherkasy Forest)), sanatorium "Ukraine" is situated, along with three-star hotel "Ukraine", and "Kosmos-Bowling" club. There are also several hotels in the city which can accommodate people with different tastes. Festivals thumb Wood sculptures at "Drevlyandia" festival in 2009 (File:Парк Перемога3.JPG) The city is famous for its sculpture festivals - "Kryzhtal" (held in winter, sculptures are made of ice), "Drevlyandia" (held in summer, sculptures are made of wood, then placed in parks around the city), and "Zhyvyi Kamin" (held in autumn, sculptures are made of stone). Along with the last, "Cherkasy's Singing Nights" are held in the open-air theater in park. Since 2003, Cherkasy hosts international bike (Bicycle) festival "Tarasova Gora", which gathers bikers from Ukraine, Russia, and other European countries. This is the biggest festival of this kind held in Ukraine. The City also hosts a music festival (sponsored by Pentax-Richo), that takes the name "Takumar5555", that is the old Pentax brand name, and a play on the city's 55th year of independence. Mass media Cherkasy is a big media market, which is served by several local TV stations, newspapers, and numerous radio stations. The city is a home to numerous newspapers, among which are "Antenna", "Molod' Cherkashchyny", "Vechirni Cherkasy", "Akcent", "Nova Doba", "Misto", "Cherkasky Kray" etc. Cherkasy has 5 TV stations – Vikka, Antenna-Plus, Media-Center, Expo-TV, and state-owned Ros'. The city is also covered with nationwide channel broadcasting, like 1+1, Inter (Inter (TV channel)), ICTV (ICTV (Ukraine)), STB (STB (Channel)), TET etc. . City's radio stations are mostly nationwide networks broadcast on local frequencies, although some local stations exist. FM radio stations include KISS FM, Hit FM, Radio Luks, Radio Rocks, Shanson, Ros', Era FM, Love Radio, 101Dalmatin, Dobre Radio. Sports thumb (File:Central stadium in Cherkasy.jpg) Sport life of the city is concentrated in several places, among which are the Central Stadium, Water Sport station, Sport Center "Spartak", "Ukraine"; Sport arena "Budivel'nyk"; "Astra", "Central", "Sokil" swimming pools; 2 ice rinks. Also, there are sport-entertainment centers, such as "Selena", "Bochka", and "Sportohota" which can usually be found on the bank of the Dnipro River. Every year more than 200 sport events, contests, competitions, tournaments are held in the city, with total of 10,000 participants. Some contests that were held recently include: *Ukrainian Aquabike Cup in 2008 hosted bikers from Cherkasy, Odessa, Kiev, and Dnipropetrovsk. It was held in "Bochka" entertainment center. *Kremenchuk Reservoir Cup – yacht contest among cities located on Kremenchuk Reservoir. Hosted 27 teams from Svitlovodsk, Kremenchuk, Cherkasy, and Komsomolsk. *Ukrainian Beach Volleyball Championship – was held in 2008 on the courts of "Rybka" complex *Group 2 Euro Africa Zone matches (2008 Davis Cup Europe Africa Zone Group II#Ukraine vs. Egypt) of 2008 Davis Cup were held in Cherkasy, in "Selena" sport complex. Other sport achievements are: *Cherkasy is home to the basketball club BC Cherkasy (a.k.a. the Cherkasy Monkeys). *Cherkasy is home to the volleyball clubs Krug Cherkasy, Zlatogor Zolotonosha Cherkasy (women) and Impexagro Sport Cherkasy (men). They all play 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 of 19th century Ukraine. Cherkasy Ukraine weather, sights, hotels, photos *Scherbina House (Wedding Palace). It was the most luxurious mansion of prerevolutionary Cherkasy. In Soviet times it was known as the "Palace of Happiness" because it was city's registry office. The house was built by entrepreneur A. Scherbina in 1892. From 1970 to the present day the building is used as the Wedding Palace (civil registry agency). *The building of former hotel "Slavyanskiy". It was constructed in the late 19th century by means of an entrepreneur Skoryna in a modernist style with elements of pseudo. In Soviet times it was a hotel "Dnepr". Today the building belongs to "Ukrsotsbank". *Tsybulsky House (Museum of Kobzar (Taras Shevchenko)). This historic building locate in the center of the city was built in the middle of the 19th century. In Soviet times museum of one book – "Kobzar" (Kobzar (book)) by Shevchenko – was opened there. File:Cherkasy-ca1910.jpg Kreshchatyk Street in Cherkasy circa 1910, with Slovyanskiy Hotel. *Castle Hill (Hill of Glory). The memorial complex with a monument "Motherland" is located at the top of the former Castle Hill. At this point, ancient Russian fort, remains of Cherkasy fortress and Holy Trinity Church were situated. In 1977 all architectural and archaeological sites were completely destroyed during construction of the monument. From the top of the hill you can see beautiful panorama of the Kremenchuk Reservoir. *Local History Museum. Cherkasy Oblast museum is housed in a modern building, built in 1985 in the historic center of the city near the Hill of Glory (Castle Hill). 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


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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 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 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

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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