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[15 Feb 2013]

From Cossack ballads and ritual songs to monastic melodies and foreign classics, The International Ukrainian Cultural Center in Finland promotes concerts by these excellent ensembles… [More]

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[11 Dec 2012]

There are over 2,000 Ukrainian wedding songs that can be divided into four categories... [More]

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[11 Dec 2012]

Formed in 2004 when Ukrainian-born singer/songwriter Iryna Muha met Latvian rock legend Dmitry Fedotov, MuHa combines the melodic beauty of Eastern European folklore, North Indian Kathak rhythms, Cuban beats, Western European influence and original lyrics from Hindi to old Russian and modern Ukrainian… [More]

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[22 Apr 2011]

Enjoy this Easter poem by famous Ukrainian poet, artist and humanitarian Taras Shevchenko, along with several videos of beautiful Easter songs... [More]

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[24 Feb 2011]

Folk!, a new documentary directed by Roxy Toporowych, is the story of Ukrainian prima ballerina Roma Pryma Bohachevsky and the North American dancers she trained in the art of Ukrainian folk dance. [More]

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[13 Apr 2010]

The triangular shaped wooden instrument known as the balalaika has strong roots in Russian culture and has become popular in orchestras around the world… [More]

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[10 Sep 2009]

While officially frowned upon, Russian outlaw music managed to survive the oppression of the government and even develop its own culture and urban legends... [More]