Dramatic performances “Sweet Darusia” performed by members of the Ivano-Frankivsk Academic Regional Music and Drama Theater named after Ivan Franko, in Rome.
Maria Matios is a contemporary Ukrainian writer. Winner of the “Book of the Year 2004” and of the Taras Shevchenko National Award in 2005 (for her novel Sweet Darusia). Author of 12 volumes of poetry and prose. The most widely known are: Sweet Darusia (2003, 2004, 2005), Nation (2002, 2003) and The Short Life (2001).