is an industrial and agricultural region.
main products of the region are: electricity, fertilizers,
cement, glass, chipboard, plywood, non-woven materials,
high-voltage electrical equipment, sugar, milk and meat.
compliance with the measures of the Strategy of economic
and social development of Rivne region till 2015 "Western
Gate", many plants realize a number of projects
for technical re-equipment, introduction of modern technologies,
and creation of new industries.
particular, PJSC "Rivneazot" put into operation
new units, which gave an opportunity to increase the
amount of ammonia production. The company also started
a generator turbine for steam utilization from aggregates
of ammonia and nitric acid, which will save energy by
producing its own electricity. The investment project
"Implementation of hydrogen extraction from blower
gases of ammonia manufactory unit" is still in
export-oriented Ltd. "Morgan Feniche", which
produces upholstered furniture, was created at idle
production areas of PJSC "Rivnesilmash". The
company provided workplaces for 360 locals. It is expected
to create nearly one thousand workplaces by 2015.
modern enterprise LLC "T-Style", which has
the only in Ukraine full cycle line for stockinet of
German company "Vruckner" was created on the
production area of Rivne flax factory.
"Volyn-Cement" continues to implement the
investment project "Technical upgrading of milling
of the waste processing plant is completed, and installation
of equipment is in process. Technology of production
provides solid waste processed into substance, which
will be used as an alternative fuel for PJSC "Volyn-Cement".
September 2012, modern computerized elevator complex
of LLC "Radyvylivskyi elevator" with total
area of 49 thousand square meters was put into service.
The turnover of the elevator (grain pass) will be around
100 thousand tons per year. The company installed equipment
of American firms Behlen and Intersystems.
Trade and Inter-regional Cooperation
cooperates with a number of regions abroad on the base
of agreement on co-operation. In particular, there are
agreements and memoranda with the representatives of
the following regions: Warmian-Masurian and Lublin Voivodeships
in Poland, Zhejiang Province in China, Astrakhan Region
in Russian Federation, and Brest Region in Belarus.
The spheres of cooperation include economics, investment,
culture, green tourism, environment, education, renewable
energy, etc. Rivne region also participates in the Cross-border
Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2007-2013.
and Cultural Heritage, Tourism
are 1476 culture and art institutions of all the systems
and departments, among them 11 of regional subordination.
In particular, there are 3 historical and cultural reserves,
8 museums, 34 schools of aesthetic education. There
are 2 theatres (music and drama, and puppet theatre)
and regional Philharmonic society in Rivne.
castles - architectural monuments of national importance
are situated in Rivne region. Unique castle culture,
which had a defensive importance, is typical for Rivne
region. It is most vividly represented in Tarakaniv
fort, Dubno and Ostroh castles, Mezhyrich monastery-fortress.
are 53 hotels, 30 convalescent homes and recreation
institutions, 78 farms in the region.
region has rich cultural traditions, which are carefully
preserved and multiplied. In particular, Rivne region
is known for its festivals. Throughout the years a number
of festivals, well-known among the enthusiasts of Ukrainian
traditions and culture are held in the area. In particular,
they include folklore festival Koliada, festival of
child choral singing Vesniani dzvinochky, festival
of youth traditional folk culture Drevlianski dzherela,
festival of student theatres of pop miniatures Shalantukh,
international festival of children's folklore Kotyt'sya
Torba, all-ukrainian competition of young performers
on copper horns after Vyacheslav Starchenko and etc.
The Ukrainian young amateur film festival DVERY which
appeared in the region last year also masterfully made
itself known. This year, one more project appeared among
others by the way, it is for the first time in Ukraine
- an archaeological grand-festival Rus' Peresopnytska.
The Forum brought together well-known archaeologists
of Lviv, Volyn, Rivne.
region has a great number of places attractive for tourism
and excursions. The most famous ones among the admirers
of Ukrainian history are the following: State historical
and cultural reserve in Ostroh, State historical and
cultural reserve in Dubno, historical and memorial reserve
Pole Berestetskoyi Bytvy, V century Lutsk Gate,
VV centuries St. Trinity monastery-fortress etc.
Within the framework of the celebration of the 450th
anniversary of Peresopnytsia Gospel at the end of August
in 2011 there was a Peresopnytsia Cultural and Archaeological
Centre opened in Peresopnytsia village (Rivne region).
The President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych took part
in the opening ceremony and the celebration in general.
From now on the exact copy of the Facsimile Edition
of the Peresopnytsia Gospel will stay in the museum
of the Ukrainian old print of the Peresopnytsia Gospel
which is the part of the centre. The President of Ukraine
holily handed it over to the Museum during the opening
of the centre.
portal Volyn' tourism will help to travel in historical
Volyn', Rivne, and in particular, to learn more about
interesting objects and artefacts of protoslavic, Slavic
period, the times of Cossacks and modern times. (http://www.volyntravel.com.ua)