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Mysterious symbolism of Ukrainian embroidery

On the International Vyshyvanka Day, people wear Ukrainian national embroidered shirts that impress with their beauty and diversity. However, not everybody knows that images and patterns feature rich symbolism.

Each stitch, star or flower has its own meaning. Ukrainians believed that embroidery is a...

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International Embroidered Shirt Day

On the 17th of May in 2018 Ukrainians will celebrate the International Vyshyvanka Day (Embroidered Shirt Day). This wonderful feast does not have the fixed date. It is celebrated annually on the third Thursday of May.

In many towns and villages of Ukraine demonstration,...

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Popular Ukrainian food – salo. Loved. Widespread. Honored.

Ukraine is a country where languages and traditions of more than 100 nationalities have merged. Russian, Greek, Jewish, Bulgarian, Belorussian, Georgian, Armenian, and many other nationalities have laid the foundation and influenced the development of Ukraine.

Endless prairies of the East, golden shores of...

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Ukrainian Easter Cake – Cottage Cheese Paska

Apart from a traditional kulich, Ukrainians also cook another type of paska molded in the shape of a pyramid. This cheese paska is the traditional companion of the Ukrainian Easter bread. Made using cottage cheese/curd, sour cream, dairy butter, and sugar, this paska is unbelievably...

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