Society

3D gingerbread installation 'TALES OF SAINT NICHOLAS' breaks Ukraine's record
19/12/2016
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A record 3D gingerbread installation weighing more than 1000 kg was made in the city of Yuzhne, Odesa Oblast. 'Tales of St.Nicholas' composition covers an area of 3,02x4,03 meters, its highest point is 96 cm. It took the confectioners two weeks to make the gingerbread town. They created a big city presenting houses painted in traditional Ukrainian style, white and green trees, the castle of the Snow Queen, etc.  The idea of ​​creating a masterpiece belongs to Bublikoff confectionery
9 Kyiv restaurants get the National Restaurant Award
06/12/2016
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9 Kyiv restaurants won the National Restaurant Award SIL®. The award ceremony took place in Kyiv. The winners in 12 nominations were chosen by jury consisted of 16 Ukrainian experts and restaurateurs
Bria Blessing will tour America and Canada to help Donbas war VICTIMS
23/11/2016
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December,1-18 Bria Blessing will tour around America and Canada with 'Christmas with Bria' tour. The raised funds will be donated to those suffered from the war in Donbas. The concert schedule and more information is available on the FB page. Bria Blessing moved from the US to Ukraine 24 years ago. She has studied Ukrainian and loved Ukraine, its people and culture. In 2014 Bria was a finalist of song TV-show 'Voice of the Country'
38 embassies to organize the 24th charity fair
11/11/2016
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December 3, International Women´s Club of Kyiv (spouses of diplomats, expats, foreign businessmen) is organizing 24th Annual Charity Bazaar. All the raised money will be spent on orphans, elderly people, disabled kids and others in need. During the fair representatives of 38 embassies will sell national and typical for their countries products (including, food and drinks), second hand clothes as well as home appliances, electronic gadgets, DVDs and many more. The fair will be accompanied by the cultural program
American photographer shows the world of Ukrainian women soldiers
06/11/2016
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Sarah Blenser, American photographer, took pictures of Ukrainian women fighting in ATO zone. The article 'Inside the world of Ukraine's women warriors' was published by Newsweek. The article tells about Ukrainian women-volunteers going to ATO zone to protect the country from Kremlin-backed militants (since ATO in Donbas started about 17,000 Ukrainian women have served as doctors, nurses and engineers)
Kyiv to present the largest innovation center in Ukraine
30/10/2016
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Ukraine's largest innovation center iHub will open in Kyiv. At present time repair works are being performed. The center covers an area of 1,600 square meters. The space will dispose 8 public conference-rooms, 12 meeting rooms for events with limited access,  four recreation spaces, gym and showers. The center is said to host 200-300 events involving more than 10 000 people. As Dmytro Podoliiev, iHub center network founder, says the project cost is Hr 10-15 million