50 well-known Ukrainians [part 2]

People recognizable worldwide, who were born in Ukraine or have Ukrainian origion. 26. Kateryna Bilokur Ukrainian folk artist. After an unpromising start, her works became known in the late 1930s and 1940s for their...

50 things to explore in Ukraine

1. Varennya Ukrainian comfiture/jam, usually with whole fruit – it is not what you buy in a supermarket, but what your grandma preserves in summer and serves with tea all year round. Recipes were usually fondly kept in the...

Ukrainian art in 10 paintings

1. Portrait of foster child of Imperial Educational Society of Noble Maidens, 1773 Dmitry Levitsky . With the upraise of secular portraiture in the second half of the XVIII century lots of talented young Ukrainians...

Dnipropetrovsk, powerful and scary

Architecture Dnipropetrovsk is headliner of modern architecture in Ukraine. City of contrasts, where in many places you can find yourself at East cost of the US (with the same windows design in new buildings and embankment of...

Kyiv 20 fast facts

1. NSC Olimpiyskiy (Olimpic Stadium) It hosted the final of football Euro 2012, when Spain successfully defended their title with a 4–0 win over Italy. The stadium itself is designed to host the Olympic Games in 1980 and...

Made in Ukraine: transport

People in Ukraine go to work at 9 am and usually finish at 6 pm. What are they doing all this time? We try to collect the prominent or just good-selling products which we, Ukrainians, produce. Here we have a look at...

Best music albums 2014

Over the previous year Ukrainian music made a good step forward, so let's have a look at the most prominent albums. 1. Onuka “Onuka” — modern laconic electronic music with live sopilka and bandura. Ethnic motifs inserted...

T-shirt from Ukraine

Wearing a T-shirt in support of Ukraine might seem unimportant, but it is actually a great decision. And it is very supportive either you are a world-known celebrity, or a regular resident. Thus we collected the best designs of...