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Creating an Innovative Cultural Product

REGISTRY of received applications for the programme "Creating an Innovative Cultural Product"
REGISTRY of winners

The programme aims to create favourable conditions for cultural expression through the creation of an innovative competitive cultural product.

The cultural product, within the framework of the programme, is the creative and intellectual result of human labour in the process of cultural activity, the creation of which aims to promote the development of the cultural industry. Obligatory features of a cultural product are innovation and competitiveness.

Innovation is the use of advanced new expertise of the relevant sector in order to improve the quality and quantity of the cultural product, the primary focus on the effectiveness of the results and potential competitiveness.

Competitiveness can be determined by several indicators: impact on the cultural sector, high quantitative and qualitative indicators in comparison with other similar cultural product, innovative component, promotion of the development of the potential of the individual and the country as a whole.


Application and realization terms

Submission of application documents: 31 January 2019 – 01 March 2019

Project realization: 02 May 2019 – 31 October 2019

Reporting: until 08 November 2019


Total budget for the Programme - 81 million UAH.


Within the programme “cultural product” can include:

  • exhibition, exposition, installation;
  • concert, show programme, concert tour, show;
  • contest;
  • play, performance, musical, opera;
  • festival, hub;
  • online resource, interactive map, video game, mobile app, media library, video library;
  • board game;
  • author's book, magazine, almanac, art-book;
  • archive, museum;
  • audio guides, brand-books of events / institutions;
  • and so on.


Who can apply?

Applicant for the «Creating an Innovative Cultural Product» programme can be a legal entity of all forms of ownership, a local self-governing authority or an individual entrepreneur (ІІІ group fixed tax payers), registered in Ukraine duly in accordance with the current legislation

  • not less than two years prior to the date of the competition announcement, and
  • has experience in implementing similar projects.

ATTENTION! One legal entity, a local self-governing authority, an individual entrepreneur, has the right to submit only one application in all LOTs of all announced UCF competition programmes in 2019, and only act once as a partner.


Following sectors are supported within the programme:

  • visual art
  • audial art
  • design and fashion
  • performative art
  • cultural heritage
  • literature and publishing
  • cultural and creative industries


Programme managers

Kateryna Bova

Natalia Bril


programa.cult@ucf.in.ua

(044) 504 22 66 (Extension: 1326, 1987, 1834)


Within the Creating an Innovative Cultural Product programme following types of contests are available: