Who are the Ukrainians?

Established in 1991, the British band the Ukrainians managed to combine Ukrainian folk with western rock even before that begun in Ukraine. During its 30 years of existence, the band with only 2 people with Ukrainian origins became famous in...

Zhytomyr: how the Electrovymiriuvach is being revitalised

Formerly an important industrial enterprise, today Zhytomyr’s “Elektrovymiriuvach” (“Electromeasurer”) plant mainly produces equipment for physics classrooms. In 2019 Andrii Chyburovskyi became its co-owner. He decided to preserve the plant’s capacities and create a socially meaningful project on its basis. An...

Ecoaction. In search of clean water

More than 70% of the rural population of Ukraine consumes water from wells and boreholes, which often does not meet state standards. This water may contain substances that are dangerous to health and the environment, but it is not systematically...

Kaniv Nature Reserve. Guards of Nature

In 2023, Kaniv Nature Reserve will celebrate its 100th anniversary. One of the oldest nature reserves in Ukraine is situated not far from Kaniv, on the right bank and floodplain islands of the Dnipro, next to Tarasova Hora Memorial Park....

Dnipro Center for Contemporary Culture

The Center for Contemporary Culture in Dnipro is a new center of the city’s artistic life, where festivals, exhibitions, and concerts are held. Having trudged a difficult path in search of a permanent location, the center operates in the place...

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...

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