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Ukrainian street art

Ukrainian street art

Current political and military situation finds its reflection in Ukrainian street art. Many artworks feature Taras Shecvhenko, Ukraine’s most prominent poet, writer and artist. Some artists include lines of Shevchenko’s verses. For example: ‘Fight – and you will overcome!’. This artwork was created in Lviv in 2014 and it features heroes of Heavenly Hundred. Here […]

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Extraordinary exhibition of soldiers’ artwork in Ivano-Frankivsk

‘Journeys of ‘Creative Kryjivka’: creative kilometers’

‘Bastion’ gallery in Ivano-Frankivsk exhibits artwork made by soldiers after rehabilitation in Carpathians. Radiosviboda reports this. The exhibition is called ‘Journeys of ‘Creative Kryjivka’: creative kilometers’ and it displays artwork made by soldiers only. Kryjivka is a special hiding place under ground used by Ukrainian Insurgent Army in early 20 c. Ukrainian servicemen were on […]

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Amazing patriotic digital art by Noldofinfe

guarding_the_border by noldofinve

Beata Kurkul – is an incredibly talented and skilled Ukrainian digital artist. Her nickname on deviantart.com is Noldofinve and this profile is well worth visiting. Lovers of digital art and computer games will find lots of great staff. In her works dedicated to Ukraine theme Noldonfinve pays tribute to defenders of country’s territorial integrity (militia, servicemen, […]

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Just few more reasons to remember that wearing vyshyvanka is being awesome

vyshyvanka

Graduates in Ukrainian city of Ternopil in 2015. They are so great, aren’t they?  

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Amazing angels by Eugenia Gapchynska

Amazing angels by Eugenia Gapchynska

The most expensive Ukrainian artist and amazing world of her angels. Eugenia Gapchynska was born in 1974 and began to study at Art College at the age of 13. She also studied in Nuremberg Art Academy for two years, then moved back to Kyiv. Eugenia Gapchynska has participated in 35 art exhibitions so far, she […]

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Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka is new Ukrainian nationwide celebration intended to preserve ancestral traditions of creating and wearing embroidered ethnic clothing. This holiday is celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Day of Vyshyvanka is original and self-sufficient, it doesn’t have any state or religious bases. One sparking idea gave start to national holiday in 2007. […]

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Let her father look at her from heaven and be proud

Dasha Lozheshnikova's drawings

Her father can be proud looking at her from heaven. In Cherkasy and Canada there has taken place exhibition of drawings of killed Ukrainian soldier Vladimir Lozheshnikov. Volodymyr Lozheshnikov was killed in war in eastern Ukraine. Exhibition of drawing of his daughter has taken place recently. Her name is Dasha. She is a fragile 13 […]

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Wonderful Ukrainian costumes

Ukrainian costumes

Ukrainian women dressed in traditional costumes made by ‘Treti Pivni’ workshop. team of photographers and stylists creates traditional Ukrainian costumes and makes photoshoots. You can view more of their works on their Facebook page – ‘Treti Pivni’ workshop.

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Khrystyna Soloviy – ‘Hold’

Khrystyna Soloviy – ‘Hold’

This is the first music video of young Ukrainian singer-songwriter Khrystyna Soloviy. This song is single from her first album which is to be presented soon. The 22-years old singer participated in music project ‘Voice of the country’ where she was part of team of popular Ukrainian singer, leader of ‘Okean Elzy’ Svyatoslav Vakarchuk. Later […]

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Heroes of ATO and vatniki on the walls of Lviv church

Heroes of ATO and vatniki on the walls of Lviv church

Unusual painting has appeared in one of churches in Lviv, western Ukraine. In addition to traditional paintings there are images of soldiers of anti-terrorist operation and heroes of ‘Russian world’ /  vatniki who are waiting for judgment of God. According to Priest Oleg Fedorenko the idea of such paintings belongs to students. ‘This is diploma […]

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