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Monthly Archives: January 2016


January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

January 22 in our history – Day of Unification of Ukraine

Today Ukraine celebrates the Day of Unification. 97 years ago the declaration of Unification of two Ukrainian People’s Republics was announced in Kiev. This day officially became a holiday in 1999. In 2011 the former president Victor Yanukovich canceled Day of Unification and in late 2014 Petro Poroshenko made this day a state holiday again. […]

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Top Ukrainian Christmas carols

Ukrainian Christmas carols

  It’s early January and we are not late :) Ukraine, just all other Christian countries that live by the Julian calendar, celebrates Christmas on January 6 and 7. Can you imagine Christmas without carols? We neither can. So here is collection of top Ukrainian Christmas carols and some of them might sound surprisingly familiar to […]

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6 handsome men + six cute puppies = the cutest Jingle Bells cover you’ve ever seen

6 handsome men + six cute puppies = the cutest Jingle Bells cover you’ve ever seen

On New Year’s Eve ‘Shpylyasti Kobzari’ band congratulated Ukrainian with the cutest video possible. The band covered well known Jingle Bells using traditional Ukrainian and modern instruments. The text was substituted for Ukrainian version. But the nicest in this movie is 6 cutest puppies that appear on the screen all time. In this way guys […]

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