Must-see in Ukraine
Ukrainian painter Stas Volyazlovskiy became the winner of the international contest in painting and got the Prize named after Kazimir Malevich – the outstanding painter of the beginning of the 20th century, the founder of suprematism style, a Polish native, born in Kiev.
Date: January 5-28, 2011 Location: “Wunjo Art” Gallery, section 8, building 10-A, Geroev Stalingrada Street, Kiev From January 5 till January 28 an exhibition of works of the artist-experimenter Tatyana Falina will be held at “Wunjo Art” Gallery.
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Finland Christer MICKELSON: “SUCCESS OF FINNISH PROSPERITY WAS DETERMINED BY LIBRARIES AND SYSTEM OF EDUCATION”.2010-12-20 10:56:10
Almost a hundred years ago we lived in one state. Today Ukraine and Finland are separated not only by years, but by substantial distance in level of life of the two nations. Nowadays, Finland is one of the most developed countries of the world with the high level of income per head. And although its part in world production is not big, but it takes one of the first places in the world in size of gross national product (over 20 thousand $ per year).
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Republic of Cuba in Ukraine Felix Leon CARBALLO: “WE ACTUALLY CAME FROM DIFFERENT SHIPS AND BUILT A SHIP OF OUR OWN – NATIONAL”2010-12-18 23:48:30
It seems not long ago that no New Year passed for us without mentioning distant Cuba. Each time it felt like we entered a new year with cheerful smile of Cubans. On the Island of Liberty much was told about the 1st of January – Liberation Day in holiday editions of local newspapers, radio and TV. Unfortunately, the tradition of common New Year has perished. But many Ukrainians keep good and grateful memories about the island of Cuba − a “ship” in endless ocean.
Restorers of “Sophia Kievskaya” peeled off one fresco to reveal another one, which could be seen for the last time 800 years ago. The fact that the fresco in the northern part of the Cathedral consists of two layers and each of them has an image on it became known accidentally.
Date: December 15, 2010 – January 24, 2011 Location: Gallery “Brucie Collections”, (55-b, Artema str., Kiev) From December 15 till January 24 exhibition of Olaf Martens – the photographer, who was entitled “Helmut Newton of Eastern Germany” by the edition “Der Spiegel”, will take place in Kiev gallery “Brucie Collections”.
The official talismans of the World Championship in football were named Slavek and Slavko. Delegate of the President of UEFA on matters of EURO 2012 Frantishek Lavrinets informed about it in Kiev.
On December 7 the most expensive book in history of auctions “Birds of America” by John James Audubon will be sold at London Auction Sotheby’s.
Date: December 16-26 Location: Cultural- Art and Museum Complex “Mystetskiy Arsenal (12, Lavrskaya str., Kiev) On December 16-26 Grand Antique Salon will take place for the third time in Art and Museum Complex “Mystetskiy Arsenal”. This is the largest project in Ukraine, introducing masterpieces of world art, unique private and gallery collections.
Restoration works in Ternopol Castle started in summer, but much time was spent on preparation – project and technology of work had to be chosen.