Category Archives: About Ukraine

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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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Easter Eggs – Discovering symbolism of colors in Ukraine

Ukrainian Easter eggs are works of art and pride of Ukrainian people. The eggs are painted in many different colors which have traditional symbolic meanings.

The red color has the biggest number of meanings. Not without reason it is equated with the notion beautiful...

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Authentic drinks you should try when visiting Ukraine

Ukrainian drinks have rich traditions, and today there is a plethora of national recipes. By talking about each of them, we will have enough information to compile an encyclopedia. Today we’re gonna discuss the most popular ones.

Let’s start our exciting journey to the...

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Scrumptious Ukrainian cabbage rolls. Unveil all secrets

Ukrainian stuffed cabbage rolls

Holubtsi are a wonderful dish of the Ukrainian cuisine known by many Ukrainians since their childhood and loved for its amazing juiciness and richness. It is hardly possible to imagine both the everyday and festive Ukrainian table without this dish.

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Secrets of cooking the perfect herring under fur coat

Schuba is a popular multi-layered salad in Ukraine and many other countries of the former USSR. The lower layer of the salad is the cut salted herring fillet covered gradually by layers of onion, potato, carrot, and beetroot. Sometimes the sequence of layers can differ,...

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