Since 1999, in Ukraine, the traditional for the writers contest "Koronatsiya slova", in which in 2016 the shadow theater Delight became an integral part of this competition. In 2016, shadow theater opened the ceremony of awarding the "Koronatsiya slova - 2016".
Coronation of the word is an international literary contest in which anyone can take part. Thanks to this competition, many names in the literature were opened for readers. For young writers, this is a great chance to prove themselves and show the world their creativity, having demonstrated their work to the world.
In 2016, thanks to the competition "Koronatsiya slova", which took place at the Kyiv Operetta Theater, the winners were writers Lyubko Deresh, Dara Kornei, Anna Chubach, Sergei Ukhachevsky, Sergei Ponomarenko, Alla Serova.
Opening the awarding ceremony, shadow theatre showed one of the show about Ukraine, thus underscoring the atmosphere of Ukrainian culture, which is permeated with this contest. The awarding ceremony was broadcast by UΛ::Pershiy, which is the partner of this event.