Browsing Month February, 2011

Journey to Kyiv galleries – you’re wellcome!

By at February 28, 2011 | 1:49 pm | 2 Comments

Ukrainian famous artist Oleksandr Dubovyk marks his 80th birthday this year. Painting in different genres from surrealism and abstract to postmodern and avant-garde, Dubovyk will exhibit 60 art works, some of them for the first time ever. Refusing to draw scenes of social realism during the Soviet times, he was banned by the authorities. Today his works are

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Ukrainian Parliament Deputy Says State Language ‘Under Pressure’

By at February 28, 2011 | 12:42 pm | 0 Comment

Some strange situation with the national language is happening on the eastern part of Ukraine. "A Ukrainian parliament deputy from the ruling party said today on International Day of the Mother Tongue that the Ukrainian language "remains under pressure," RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

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Balkan and Cuban fusion from Petr Nalich

By at February 27, 2011 | 3:56 pm | 0 Comment

Russian Petr Nalich is a singing prodigy discovered through the help of modern technologies.

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Declaration of love

By at February 27, 2011 | 3:52 pm | 0 Comment

On the eve of Women's Day on March 8, conductor Herman Makarenko and his orchestra will perform outstanding classical pieces dedicated to women, children, and love.

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Tasty farewell to winter

By at February 27, 2011 | 3:49 pm | 0 Comment

Maslyana, or Pancake week, is an ethnic holiday that takes root from the pagan times. Our ancestors made it a custom to say goodbye to winter by eating a lot of pancakes with butter - the symbol of the sun.

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Maradona offered job as Ukraine coach

By at February 27, 2011 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

"One of the greatest footballers of all times and former Argentina coach Diego Armando Maradona has received an attractive offer to lead Ukraine's national team, Maradona, who has been in the sabbatical for more than half a year now.

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VIP club set up in Crimea to popularize SPA industry

By at February 24, 2011 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

On the basis of the Yalta Palmira Palace hotel in Crimea (Ukraine's south), an association in the sphere of SPA industry was set up, named VIP SPA CLUB.

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Ukrainian paintings, graphics of 20th century to be auctioned in Kyiv

By at February 24, 2011 | 4:37 pm | 0 Comment

Pre-auction exhibition of classic Ukrainian painting and graphic art of the 20th century from the Golden Section auction house will be held in Kyiv's M17 Contemporary Art Center from February 25 to March 4.

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Facebook Ukraine’s 8th most popular Internet resource

By at February 23, 2011 | 12:52 pm | 1 Comments

Royal.pingdom.com specialists analyzed the positions of Facebook in 130 countries and found that the social network has yet to promote itself in 13 of them, including in Ukraine.

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