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Interesting facts about Lviv – 14 achievements made there

Interesting facts about Lviv

Throughout its long-lasting history Lviv has acquired and proved its title of the most “European” city of Ukraine. In some things it was even ahead of Europe and, perhaps, the world. Lviv has always been a great place for creative minds. So, there is no surprise that everything the first or the best could be […]

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Are you short of words because of your love to Lviv?

Are you short of words because of your love to Lviv?

Lviv has recently become one of major tourists attractions in Ukraine. People from many countries come to this place. How does it easily get its place in their hearts? This city has lots of interesting things to offer to its visitor. You can just stroll along its narrow streets taking shot of every beautiful building. […]

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30 personalities and crafts from Ukraine that inspired the world

30 personalities and crafts from Ukraine that inspired the world

Ukraine is a land of unique crafts which cannot be found in any other part of the world. Ukrainians are talented and hardworking people. They conquered Hollywood and cosmos. They became great composers, dancers and artists. Their names are well known all over the world and their contribution to world culture and science cannot be […]

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

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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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Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

These images of typical Ukrainian villages were taken 111 years ago and they are absolunely amazing. Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorskiy was one of pioneers of colored photography in early XX century. His works had great advantage over black and white photography because they could display soul. Enjoy soul and calm beauty of typical Ukrainian village in […]

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Vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in second half of XX century

vyshyvanka in xx century Ukraine

Could you guess it? Some 40 years ago vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in Western Ukraine. These are photographs taken in village of Kryvoryvnya in Western Ukraine.   Young as well as elderly people used to wear embroidered clothes and not only for holidays. By the way, national day of Vyshyvanka is celebrated in Ukraine on […]

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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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STALO – national contest of business solutions for sustainable development of small and average business in Ukraine

STALO – national contest of business solutions for sustainable development of small and average business in Ukraine

Project ‘STALO’ starts in Ukraine to search for conception of sustainable growth of business in Ukraine. It is a national contest of business decisions among small and average businesses. The project is implemented by ‘Economika Communication Hub’ in partnership with public associations ‘Communications for changes’ and with support of UNDP in Ukraine and Global Environmental […]

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Love Lviv, love women, and love joking or 15 facts you didn’t know about Lviv Batiar

Day of Lviv Batiars

  Batiar’s Day is a celebration of Lviv urban culture. During this holiday people have rare opportunity to dive into atmosphere, mood, style and life of Lviv phenomenon of ‘batiarstvo’. These days every person in Lviv can become batiar and even get a certificate. The document says that person is a true batiar who likes […]

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