Soul of Ukrainians

Embroidered book weighing more than 9 kg - new record hits Ukraine
08/11/2019
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Olena Medvedeva from Rivne embroidered the Gospel of St.Matthew, the largest folio book has been ever embroidered in Ukraine. It took the master two years to finish the unique book. The book consists of 60 pages with a size of 60 cm x 42 cm each. In total, 88,700 characters were embroidered in the Scripture.The record book weighs 9,4 kg
Ukrainian costumes get prize at the Berlin Carnival of Cultures
14/06/2019
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Ukrainian costumes have been awarded a prize at the Carnival of Cultures-2019 held in Berlin. 'We have been looking for the costumes by addressig collectors, designers, both here and in Ukraine', Katerina Ritz-Rakul, kul'tura group founder and event organizer, shares. Overall, 74 groups, 4,400 professional artists and amateurs, and 50 cars took part in the Carnival. Around 1 million people witnessed the colorful event
A new Ukrainian cuisine spot in Lviv offers black varenyks and borshch served in cabbage
02/05/2019
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The restaurant of modern Ukrainian cuisine 'Kanapa' opened in Lviv (the restaurant was founded by the famous Kyiv restaurateur Dmytro Borisov who has 'Kanapa' in the capital of Ukraine and Warsaw). The guests can choose one of 3 floors, 8 halls, a cozy terrace and a private bubble courtyard. The menu highlights are the following dishes: - borsch in cabbage with pork ears, prunes, dried pears and donuts;- black varenyks (dumplings) with pikeperch and smoked bacon and herring sauce;- pate of pheasant liver;- rabbit hawk with horseradish
Taste, spirit and talents of Ukraine at Sharja Heritage Days Festival (photo)
16/04/2019
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Petrykivka painting, Kosiv ceramics, embroidered clothes and tapestries, delicious national cuisine - Ukraine amazes visitors of  the 17th Annual Sharja Heritage Days Festival. At the Ukrainian booth the guests can see and buy handmade items of masters on pysanaka (Easter egg) painting, artistic leather processing, wreath weaving, national costumes and accessories designers, and taste delicious varenyks (dumplings) as well. As a part of cultural program, the attendants could see stunning performances of H.Veryovka Ukrainian National
Ukrainian village is turned into air open art space
04/12/2018
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Bus stops, fences, houses, village council building and schools - the village of Samchyky (Khmelnytska Oblast) is successfully implementing the first stage of the art project 'New Life of Samchyky painting'.Samchyky painting, a decorative art born in south-eastern Volyn, is being revived actively thanks to folk artists and UA MAZE art initiative. The main elements of the painting are birds, a tree of life, plant ornament
Ukrainian folk art was shown in Ashgabat
11/11/2018
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The Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan hosted an exhibition of works of Ukrainian folk arts and crafts.The visitors could to see author's dolls, towels, embroidered clothes, tablecloths, items decorated in Petrykivka painting