Category Archives: About Ukraine

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Magical power of Ukrainian wreath

Made from fragrant herbs and tender flowers, decorated with bright ribbons and endowed with magic powers, a Ukrainian wreath – is the ancient symbol of Ukraine. Let’s find out more about this one of a kind ethnic decoration forming the basis of Ukrainian national identity.

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Ukrainian wedding – Unique traditions, rich culture

The traditions of Ukrainian wedding have formed for centuries. In the course of time, some of them have changed as people, their preferences, and lifestyle change with time. Yet main customs of celebrations have gone through years and even centuries and remained the same. For...

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Gastronomic tour to Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains

Transcarpathia is renowned not only for its picturesque landscapes and views, unique nature and historic sights but also for authentic folk art, healing thermal waters, and one-of-a-kind Carpathian national dishes. There exists eclectic architecture and eclectic painting, while the Carpathians boast eclectic cuisine! The historical...

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Trinity Sunday – Ukrainian traditions and customs

For centuries, Trinity Sunday Holiday has embodied sincere joy, gladness, and spirituality. Trinity Sunday is a very beautiful holiday because all homes and churches are decorated with twigs, herbs, and flowers.

Trinity Sunday (Pentecost) is celebrated on the 50th day after Easter and symbolizes...

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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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