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Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but banduras are so delightful :)

The Ukrainian band “Shpylyasti kobzari” has performed the world famous Christmas song “Let it snow” in Ukrainian accompanied by banduras. The Bandura Style musical project is designed to promote and popularize the Ukrainian traditional instrument “bandura”. In this music video, the band members prove that the bandura is extremely good at creating a Christmas atmosphere […]

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Leontovych’s “Shchedryk” and True Christmas Magic

  The whole world knows the heart-piercingly beautiful melody of “Carol of the Bells”. But only few are aware of the amazing history behind this Christmas classic.   “Shchedryk” became popular thanks to the famous Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych. The first edition of “Shchedryk” was written around 1901-1902. For the first time, “Shchedryk” was performed […]

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Gingerbread Lviv: American Ingredients, Ukrainian Spirit

As Christmas approaches, this festive gift tradition brings two countries closer on a new gingerbread level. The family of US Deputy Assistant Ambassador created a small gingerbread copy of Lviv’s famous central square “Ploscha Rynok” to be exhibited at the charity gingerbread fair in Lviv. The deputy ambassador and his family spent almost a month […]

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Russia-Ukraine-US Tensions will Quickly End if Each President Does this…

By Dr. David Leffler Russia, Ukraine and the United States are all suffering the effects of too high levels of collective stress. US President Donald Trump recently met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in hopes of reducing tensions between Russia and Ukraine and said “a lot of progress has been made” between them, and that […]

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Let Me Show You My Country. Beautiful. Independent.

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This amazing video will take you on a thrilling flight over the splendid landscapes and mesmerizing urban labyrinths of our home country.   1+1 TV channel in partnership with Persha Pryvatna Brovarnya are proudly presenting this incredible video confession of love for Ukraine. You will get a bird’s-eye view of the glowing colours of different […]

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Timeless Beauty of Ukrainian Traditional Clothing

  These atmospheric videos from the project “Authentic Ukraine” are a visual meditation on beauty and femininity embodied in the traditional Ukrainian costumes.   The clothing in the videos comes from different regions. All the costumes are shown in great detail so that you could enjoy the intricate patterns of the embroidery and bright red […]

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Experience Ukraine: Open for U

Experience Ukraine: Open for U

This video invites you to take a breathtaking flight over the beautiful vistas of our home country and to take a closer look at the amazing places that Ukrainians are proud of. This year Ukraine is hosting Eurovision 2017 and thousands of people from all over the world have become our guests for several wonderful […]

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Take a Virtual Tour of 8 Carpathian Wooden Tserkvas and Be Amazed!

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Wooden architecture of these ancient masterpieces is in perfect harmony with the spectacular nature around. As for the interior part, this is something you will surely want to see with your own eyes. So, what is inside? Peace and quiet, soft warm light and neat rushnyky (a Ukrainian ritual embroidered cloth) hanging over the icons… […]

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Big Spring Clean is Here!

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Ukrainian Ambassadors of the global initiative “Let’s do it, world” are inviting every Ukranian to join in and become a volunteer in the big cleaning operation on the 23d of April, 2017 at 10:00. Though the weather outside does not look like spring at all, the big spring clean is what our country most certainly […]

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Trailer to the New World-Changing Ukrainian Film “Somebody Else’s Prayer” Is Out

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Once you have watched the trailer, you will not want to miss the film. Once you have seen the film, you will never be the same again. There is no such thing as other people’s children, they say. We try to live by these wise words. We comfort a crying toddler in the supermarket and […]

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