Cultural and sports association

Art salon-club "ORTUS", dance club of private enterprise "Leonilla" and public organization "Cultural and sports assotiation "FEST"



Private enterprise "Leonilla" was registered on January 15,1992 (dance and sports club "Leonilla" and artistic salon-club "Ortus") Owner and director - Leonilla Zhodik.


Dance club "Leonilla"

1.   Annual festivals "FEST" since 1991.

For the first time the idea of organization of variety and sports dance festivals was introduced. Festival "FEST" stimulated the organization of the same festivals in Kyiv, Odesa, Mariupol, Chernivtsi and other cities of Ukraine. Every year more than 1000 participants take part in the festival (school youth, students). In the last years people aged above 30 participate in the festivals too.

Within the festival such contests are held: "Ten best compositions", "Best dancer", "Audience's best choice".

There are 12 nominations in the contest of variety dance.

22 festivals of variety and sport dance "FEST" had been held for the period between 1991-2012, foreign festivals in Croatia and Poland.

2.  1992 - 1998 - activity of the first in Ivano-Frankivsk dance club (groups of dance aerobics and ballroom dances for children and adults, thematic dance evenings took place).

3.  Organization of youth contests of modern dance in styles of "Rap", "Break" (1993-2003)

4.  Organization of contests of ballroom dances "Spring Ball" (1994 -1996).

5.  Organization of festivals of modern Ukrainian dance "Barvinok" (1997 -1999).

6.  Organization of study seminars on dance aerobics and choreography of ballroom dances (1992 -1998).


Artistic salon-club "Ortus"

Founded on September 7, 1994.

1.  Basic activity - realization of works of art of painters and masters of folklore.

2.  Organization of personal exhibitions of painters and masters of folklore.
1994 -2002 - monthly exhibitions and author TV programs on local television.
2003 — 2010 - quarterly exhibitions of painters and masters of folklore.

3. Foundation of braches of artistic salon "Ortus" in Bubnyshche (2002) and Bolekhiv (2003) and Fortress gallery "Bastion" in Ivano-Frankivsk.

4. Organization of plein-airs of artists since 2001 - "Ivano-Frankivsk", "Bolekhiv", "Bubnyshche", "Yablunytsya", "Khust", "Kryvorivnya", "Verkhovyna" "Grodno" (Belarus), "Krakiv" (Poland), "Vesprem" (Hungary), "Sozopol" (Bulgaria), "Orebich" (Croatia), "Zakopane" (Poland).

Total number of plein-airs - 21. After each plein-air exhibition of works of art was organized, booklet were published.

The exhibitions of pictures of painters-participants of plein-airs took place in Art Museum and Museum of regional ethnography.


On April 20,1999 Public organization "Cultural and sports association "FEST" was registered. President -Leonilla Zhodik.


-     joint activity with PE "Leonilla" (organization of festivals, contests, plein-airs, exhibitions).

-     co-works with Association of Artists-Amateurs and Masters of Folklore (Ivano-Frankivsk), Association of Art-galleries of Ukraine (Kyiv), Federation of aerobicsof Odesa City.

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art salon-club "ORTUS"
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