Exploring Ukrainian Australia

A Ukrainian, Olga Oleinikova, has been living and working in Australia for almost ten years. She opened a research and analytical centre “Ukrainian Democratic Initiative” and founded a Persollo startup there. Olga teaches at the University of Sydney and organises...

Hamburg. A choir that unites

A German software developer and a founder of a Ukrainian сhurch сhoir, Martin Dietze, and a Ukrainian philologist, Nataliia Kostiak, have been living in Northern Germany, Hamburg, for almost 10 years. The couple founded the German-Ukrainian Cultural Society, within which...

What is the Dovzhenko Centre?

Until 2006, almost all films screened in Ukrainian theatres were exclusively dubbed in Russian, and few could have ever imagined that dubbing in Ukrainian was possible. And, while by 2014 few Ukrainian movies were successfully making film distribution deals, now...

Promprylad. The Renovation changing Ivano-Frankivsk

Promprylad.Renovation is a former Soviet plant, which has been successfully transformed into one of the most modern urban spaces in Ukraine. A dance school, a contemporary art gallery, a multimedia laboratory, children’s informal education clubs, a city development laboratory, and...

Following your calling is life’s biggest runway

Stepan Krasilich is an experienced aviator who both flies and teaches others how to. He made his lifelong dream to teach others the basics of aviation come true after building an airfield and base in Lukvytsia, his native Carpathian village....

An Egg as an Art Object

Anatolii Boiko decorates the eggshell in a way that surprises art connoisseurs and experienced scientists. An artist from Volodymyr-Volynskyi in Volyn invented a unique technique of decorating eggs — he “dresses” them in metal, decorates them with precious stones, and...

Where to see stars in Odesa

Ukraine is among the leading countries in Europe in regards to the number of astronomical observatories. During the 19th and 20th centuries alone, seven large observatories were opened at scientific institutions, which still operate today. One of the oldest observatories...

Kremenets. The only wooden luge track

When luge sports were just getting off the ground in Switzerland, Ukraine already had its own luge track in the city of Kremenets, Volyn. Nowadays, it is the only place in the country where lugers can train. Athletes fondly refer...

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