Art

Reshetylivka. Revival of Carpet Manufacturing

Reshetylivka, a town in Poltavshchyna, is a true treasure of Ukrainian folk art. Masters of weaving, carpet manufacturing and embroidery from Reshetylivka have been famous across Ukraine since the end of the nineteenth century. High-quality wool from a local breed...

Bukatynka. An alive museum in abandoned huts

The village Bukatynka in Podillia, despite of its great natural potential and ancient history, could be just another village that is gradually dying out. But more than 40 years ago, the young married couple of artists Oleksii and Liudmyla Alyoshkins...

Kherson: A Circus Abroad

For more than 10 years Ukrainian circus studio Jin Roh has been creating unique world-class shows and touring all over the world. Although the group is based in Kherson, they rarely stay home for long periods of time due to...

Without Models

Panasivka village is located on the left bank of the river Psel in the Myrhorod region of the Poltava province. It is hard to find this place on the map, and it is even harder to get to this distant...

Yanko Derevlyanyi. Guardian of Yavirnyk Mountain

The references to Yanko Derevlyanyi on the Internet are as numerous as the roads leading to Yavirnyk Mountain — there are none. People usually come here on foot, and it happens by accident more often than not. It is one...

Seven modern writers of Zakarpattya

Life on the borders of four different countries, dialect that is hardly understood by locals even, not mentioning other people, numerous minorities and nationalities, mountainous wisdom and very authentic perception of the world – all those factors more or less...

Michel and his Carpathian Buffaloes

— Who do you want to see? — asks an elderly man as he continues digging in his garden. — Michel… Michel Jacobi — the German fellow who breeds buffaloes here. Do you know him? — Who doesn’t?! Of course,...

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