On 26 May, 2016, on the initiative of the Polish company ‘The Farm 51’, a team of experts went to the Chernobyl zone. The main purpose of the trip was to study the needs of the schools in the region affected by the Chernobyl disaster. The group included: Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Natalia Panchenko (the Open Dialog Foundation), Olga Gritsenko (Ukraine’s Image Agency), Katerina Litvinchova (the NGO ‘Global Ukraine’) and Anna Rozhkova (Press Secretary of the State Agency of Ukraine on the Exclusion Zone Management). read more
The world premiere of the first interactive virtual museum of Chernobyl took place in the Kyiv History Museum on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 marking the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. The event, organized by The Farm 51, Open Dialog Foundation, Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance, Ukraine’s Image Agency and Global Ukraine, took place under the honorary patronage and with a special participation of the mayor of the city of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko and attracted representatives of local authorities, international diplomatic community, media, civil society and a large number of Ukrainian citizens. read more
On 26 April at 6.00 p.m., the Kyiv History Museum will host the world premiere of the Chernobyl VR project entitled ‘Ghost Town: World Premiere of a Virtual Tour’. The innovative design of Poland’s The Farm 51 is aimed at preserving the memory of 1986 through a virtual trip to Chernobyl and Pripyat. The presentation will remain open until 10 May.
The Open Dialog Foundation is a co-organiser of the event, which will be held in Kiev on 26 April, 2016, on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. The world premiere of a virtual museum of ‘Chernobyl VR Project’ is an innovative project, designed by the Polish company The Farm 51, received widespread coverage in Ukrainian media, including from the Kyiv Post.
Along with our friends from The Farm 51, the designers of the application Chernobyl VR Project, with whom we worked together on the launch of the world’s first virtual trip to Chernobyl and Pripyat, we took part in a conference ‘InnoTech Ukraine’ – Ukraine’s leading meeting of representatives of the environment connected with innovations and new technologies.
The Chernobyl VR Project, which, thanks to the support of the Open Dialog Foundation, will have its premiere in Kiev, aroused the interest of stock exchange portals. An issuer, i.e. the Silesian company The Farm 51, developed an application which gives people the chance embark on a virtual journey to Chernobyl, where 30 years ago, a failure of one of the reactors at the nuclear power plant occurred.
At the beginning of March 2016, the Silesian company The Farm 51 ,with the assistance of the Open Dialog Foundation, entered into an agreement on the support of the image of Chernobyl VR Project by the Mayor of Kiev, Vitaliy Klitschko. The premiere of the application, which allows people to visit Chernobyl and Pripyat without leaving home, will be held on the 30th anniversary of the disaster.