In a week Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomiya Krushelnytska celebrates 120 years since its opening. On this occasion, the Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, during a working trip to Lviv region on September 25, presented the theater staff with commendations and valuable gifts.
The Head of Government was present at the rehearsals before the celebration and talked to the staff of the institution. He stressed that the Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet is one of the most recognizable monuments of the city and the whole of Ukraine.
"The Theater became the first among the Ukrainian theatres to join the international music association "Opera Europa" and the UNESCO international dance organization. World-famous performers performed on the stage of the theater, so the prestige of the theater is the prestige of our country. It is for the purpose of preservation and modernization of such cultural monuments of Ukraine that next year, at the initiative of the President, we are launching the program "Great Restoration", stressed Denys Shmyhal.