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Are You Ready For the World Vyshyvanka Day?

World Vyshyvanka Day

This year the Vyshyvanka Day will be celebrated on the 18 of May. So, put on your vyshyvanka and take part in the colorful flash mob! Vyshyvanka Day is an amazing international festival, intended to preserve Ukrainian embroidery traditions and support modern creative ethnic clothes. Every year it is celebrated on the third Thursday of […]

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Touch the Bricks that History was Built From

Zaporizhzhia is a city with an amazingly rich history. Though traditionally it is associated with the legendary times of Cossacks, today this story from ВремяZ will show you that its vaults harbor many more treasures for the history lovers. In the Museum-gallery of applied ceramics and art creativity of Ilya and Alexey Burlai you can […]

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At Easter, Famous Russian Musician Andrey Makarevich Challenges Hypocrisy

At Easter, Famous Russian Musician Andrey Makarevich Challenges Hypocrisy

Easter holidays are traditionally considered to be the time for love, compassion and humility. But it is also the time to dig deeper into our souls and make sure we really experience all those wonderful sentiments rather than just hold up a tradition, beloved of all of us. In his poignant and ironic Facebook post […]

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Pope Francis Prays for Ukraine

This Easter Sunday Pope Francis gave his traditional Urbi et Orbi (to the city and the world) message from the central loggia of St Peter’s Basilica. In his speech, Pope Francis prayed for Ukraine and the conflict resolution. “May the Good Shepherd come to the aid of Ukraine, still beset by conflict and bloodshed, to […]

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Easter Feast for Your Eyes: Pysanka Masterpieces from Ivan Honchar Museum

Easter Feast for Your Eyes: Pysanka Masterpieces from Ivan Honchar Museum

In this fascinating video masters from the Ivan Honchar Museum have brought to life the history of pysanka art in different regions of Ukraine Pysanka, the Ukrainian painted Easter egg, is an absolutely unique creation. It is striking in its elegance, perfection and wealth of compositional variations of ornamental elements and motifs. Created with the […]

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Terrorist Fighters Cynically Violated the Minsk Agreement

ATO map 13-04-2017

Today 42 shellings of gun lines of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been registered Today, on April 13, despite previous agreements in Minsk, representatives of illegal armed formations continued shelling the Ukrainian Armed Forces. During the day, terrorists took the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine under fire for 42 times. The enemy […]

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All You Need Is Heart

Memorial

A heart-shaped monument to the volunteers’ cause, erected in Kiev, will change the way you see the world. More about it in the story from kiev.segodnya.ua “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart,” said Elizabeth Andrew, an Australian politician. And this is what differs volunteers from other people – their […]

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GlobalShevchenko: Wherever you are, join in!

  To celebrate the birthday of Taras Shevchenko two Ukrainian NGOs “Motherland young” (“Україні молода”) and “Ukrainians” (“Українці”) are organizing an international flashmob «Global Shevchenko». The purpose of the flashmob is to commemorate the life and works of the great poet, showing monuments installed both worldwide and in Ukraine, that testify to the universal recognition […]

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The Tragedy of Holodomor Is Coming Alive on the Screen

Life, Love and Death in George Mendeluk’s “Bitter Harvest” (2016) There are moments in our history that many of us are eager to forget – whether consciously or subconsciously – because the burden of remembering them seems too heavy to bear, because this burden can easily crash the notion of humanity that we as humankind […]

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Curious facts about Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Curious facts about Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Vyshyvanka – traditional embroidered clothes – has always been national symbol, pride and authentic feature of Ukraine. Today even Hollywood stars can feel themselves part of Ukraine by wearing vyshyvanka.   Authors and musicians appear in the streets wearing embroidered shirts, designers use Ukrainian ornaments in their fashion collections. Here are some curious facts you […]

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