OREANDA-NEWS. Out of the 1 billion hryvnias (about 36 million US dollars) allocated for the development of Ukrainian culture in 2020, 100 million hryvnias (3.6 million dollars) will be spent on filming “patriotic” television series.

This was reported on August 4 by Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, Oleksandr Tkachenko, on his page on the social network Facebook. “By the end of the year, we will focus on the production of patriotic series. With Ukrainian actors and Ukrainian narratives,” the politician explained. Projects are scheduled to start in the second half of September, Tkachenko added.

Earlier, the media reported that out of 80 Ukrainian films shot from 2017 to 2019, only one picture paid off at the box office, it was the comedy Crazy Wedding.