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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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