The “Forest song" is a fairy-tale drama in three acts. Written by Lesya Ukrainka in 1911, the play became the masterpiece of Ukrainian drama.
This special edition is devoted to the worldwide release of full-length animated feature "MAVKA.FOREST SONG", scheduled for 2020.
The original drama is published in two languages in one book — in Ukrainian and English. The drama was translated by American director and playwright Virlana Tkacz in collaboration with poet Wanda Phipps. For this translation, they have received the prestigious National Theatre Translation Fund Award.
This book was created in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Office in Ukraine. This is the first fiction book to be printed on certified environmentally friendly paper (BIO TOP). Together with WWF in Ukraine, we have launched a long-term charity drive titled "A Home for the Lynx"!
We will forward 5 UAH from each book sold to research of the Eurasian Lynx population in the Polessia region and the possible ways to make their living conditions better.