Category Archives: About Ukraine

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Taras Shevchenko: facts about the genius that most people don’t know

Taras Shevchenko is a prominent Ukrainian poet, writer (playwriter and novelist), artist (painter and engraver), public and political figure, folklorist and ethnographer. He wrote poetry and prose, created paintings and loved Ukraine. One of the most famous Shevchenko’s books is Kobzar. After publishing this...

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Where to buy best vyshyvanky? 10 Astonishing Ukrainian brands

Each culture and nation have their own traditional clothes. Ukrainians are proud of their vyshyvanky (embroidered shirts) which carry a deep authentic, patriotic meaning and feature exquisite patterns and boast striking appearance.

In recent years, clothing with Ukrainian symbolism is on the top...

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How to bake perfect Ukrainian Easter bread

Easter bread is a special, festive, and solemn dish - one of the main foods on the Easter table. Its baking requires a lot of patience but the result is truly rewarding.

In ancient times, goodwives put the...

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Holy Thursday traditions

Holy Thursday is celebrated three days before the Easter Sunday. The customs and traditions of Maundy Thursday, preceding Good Friday, are aimed at purification not only of home but also of the soul. It is believed...

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Canada released new Ukrainian pysanka coin

For the fourth consecutive year, the Royal Canadian Mint releases coin "Traditional Ukrainian Pysanka" in the form of the Ukrainian Easter Egg for numismatists. And this is the only mint in the world, which pays much attention...

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