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[18 Feb 2013]

The Eastern Ukrainian city of Lviv hosted a Chinese New Year celebration complete with a parade, laser light show, live music, and traditional song and dance performances... [More]

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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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[7 Feb 2013]

Not all creatures in Ukrainian folklore are true to life. Here are 7 legendary beings and their role in Ukraine’s history and culture. [More]

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[5 Feb 2013]

Plants and animals play an important role in Ukrainian folklore, symbolizing everything from love and happiness to heartbreak and despair. Here are 3 common trees in Ukraine and what they mean to Ukrainian culture. [More]

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[23 Jan 2013]

"Ukrainians on the Cote d'Azur" is a two week cultural event going on now in Nice and it's introducing new Ukrainian artists, fashions, and literature to the French... [More]

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[8 Jan 2013]

The small Ukrainian town of Gammalsvenskby, which literally means "old Swedish village," is visited by busloads of Swedish farmers, backpackers, linguists, and people generally interested in history... [More]

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[2 Jan 2013]

The Government of Norway has donated half a million dollars to help preserve the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in the Ukrainian city of Lviv... [More]

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[28 Dec 2012]

Outside Ukraine's cities, a New Year's festival with roots thousands of years old survives. Learn more about Malanka, the New Year's celebration held in many of Ukraine's villages. [More]

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[28 Dec 2012]

Did you know that the first German university outside of a German speaking country was in Ukraine? [More]

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[19 Dec 2012]

Russian and Ukrainian culture can be found all over the world so gentlemen can often sample the sights, sounds, and cuisines in their very own cities… [More]

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[17 Dec 2012]

With exquisite costumes, original choreography and amazing athleticism, Verchovyna captivates audiences all around the globe yet the dance ensemble is based in Melbourne, Australia... [More]