Must-see in Ukraine
Kharkov musicians Igor Chernyavskiy and Vladislav Kalinin released a double-sided disc “Six sonatas by Johann Sebastian Bach for violin and organ”. According to representatives of Kharkov Regional Philarmony, such a record is the first one in the world.
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Bulgaria in Ukraine Dimitar VLADIMIROV: “INTERTWINED FATES OF OUR NATIONS CAN BE RETRACED FROM DISTANT PAST”2011-01-18 12:32:46
Every year on the 1st of March with great constancy Bulgarians pin so-called “martenica” – a little interlacement of white and red threads in bright tracery with a heart or a flower - to their clothes. Such tradition has been well-known only in Bulgaria for a long time. Although it is respected by all Bulgarians throughout the country, but most attention is paid to it by peasants – probably, it is them, who go through biggest difficulties in the epoch of changes at all times. That is why from times immemorial local peasants decorate even animals in their farmsteads with red and white threads of “martenica”: this serves evidence and hope that new spring, new changes in nature will bring joy and prosperity into the house.
Date: From January 27 Location: “Ukraine” Cinema, Kiev The annual festival “Evenings of French Cinema” will be held in Ukraine for the sixth time.
Development of the map of touristic routes is about to be finished at Kiev State City Administration.
On the occasion of the New Year experts of the guide-book Lonely Planet with participation of its co-founder Tony Wheeler made a list of countries and cities, which should be visited in 2011 in their opinion.
Defense Attaché of the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine Christoph BROON: “EACH CITY AND REGION IN UKRAINE OFFERS MUCH INTERESTING TO THOSE, WHO ARE ORIENTED TO LEARN MORE IN THE FIELD OF GEOGRAPHY, CULTURE AND HISTORY”2011-01-06 12:56:24
Switzerland is real paradise in the center of Europe. The country, associated with such notions as bank system, watches, chocolate, knives and ski resorts, attracts as the place of respectable pastime, a cozy area with high level of life, where, from the point of view of an ordinary Ukrainian, people live, wallowing in luxury. What do Swiss think about our country? How do they imagine Ukraine? What do they feel when they come here?
The most famous messenger of Balkan culture in the world Goran Bregovic, accompanied by “Wedding and Funeral Band”, will give concerts in Kiev and Odessa in spring 2011.
Time: December 24, 2010 – February 28, 2011 Location: National T.G. Shevchenko Museum (12, Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev) Exhibition “Ukrainian Christmas” was opened at National Shevchenko Museum on December 24.
Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine Ivan YURKOVICH: “PEOPLE SHOULD BE GIVEN GUARANTEES OF THE DIGNITY, WHICH THEY WERE ENDOWED WITH BY THE CREATOR”2010-12-27 17:35:43
Present-day Vatican, turning the eyes of its laymen towards tomorrow, often repeats Apostle Pavel`s words: “We are saved in hope”. And explains them: we obtain certain sense in hope. According to the Pope Benedict the Sixth, realization of dreams of Christianity is only possible outside “the prison of “I”, only within the unity called “we”. And if it is true, than our attention should be paid to the fact that in process of development of civilization there appears greater risk because of inadequacy of adoption of moral heritage of humanity by new generations. That is why it is so important to warn the world that “moral growth of humanity is necessary for progress to be real progress”.
The Museum of Rail Transport will appear in Kiev next year. “Ukrzaliznytsia” will open it on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.