Mykhailo Khai

Mykhailo Khai

Mykhailo Khai (b. 1946) — a Doctor of Arts, professor, head of the department of ethnic musicology of Maksym Rylsky Institute of Art, Folklore Studies and Ethnology of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, well-known Ukrainian lira and bandura player. A member of Kyiv Kobza Players’ Workshop, founder of the movement for scientific and performance reconstruction of Ukrainian instrumental tradition, choragus of the authentic instrumental music chapel Nadobryden (Good Afternoon), guild master of Lviv Lira Players’ Workshop. In 2006 he was awarded by Volodymyr Hnatiuk Prize of Ministry of Culture of Ukraine and in 2015 won Filaret Kolessa Prize of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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