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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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[14 Feb 2013]

The Monument of the Winter War contains around 20,000 stones, each representing a Finnish, Russian, or Ukrainian life lost. [More]

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[11 Feb 2013]

From Kyiv and Chernivtsi to Odessa and Lviv, lots of Ukrainian cities will host special events on February 14th... [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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[7 Feb 2013]

Founded in 1870, The State Natural History Museum of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has recently reopened after 20 long years of renovations... [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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[5 Feb 2013]

It’s no secret that Ukrainian women adore flowers but do you know their special meanings? Your favorite lady likely does… [More]

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[1 Feb 2013]

Denmark was one of the first countries to recognize Ukraine after the country's independence in 1991. But, relations between the country go back much further than that. [More]

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[30 Jan 2013]

9 books to help you learn more about the history and culture of Ukraine. [More]

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[25 Jan 2013]

Are you a war buff? Consider including these militarily significant destinations in your itinerary when you travel to Ukraine to meet that special someone. [More]