The document was signed by the Culture Ministry of Ukraine, the Hossbach Lehmhaus GbR and the Petro Poroshenko All-Ukrainian Charity Foundation, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"It is extremely important to me that the memory of the Revolution of Dignity and the Heavenly Hundred live forever... The best project competition finally starts... The Petro Poroshenko Charity Foundation, headed by Maryna Poroshenko, allocates the first sum of UAH 3 million [about $120,000] in our personal funds to launch the competition," President Poroshenko said at the signing ceremony.
Petro Poroshenko and Maryna Poroshenko handed over to Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk a UAH 3 million check. The Head of State expressed the hope that other benefactors would also donate for this project.
According to the Culture Ministry of Ukraine, more than 60 applications from 12 world countries have been submitted for the architectural competition for the construction of the National Memorial Complex of the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred – the Museum of the Revolution of Dignity.
The winner in the competition’s category Memorial to the Heroes will be announced on February 20, 2018, in the category Museum of the Revolution of Dignity – on June 26.