Ukrainian vyshyvanka

Vyshyvanka is national Ukrainian clothing which has lately become popular not only inside the country but also abroad. One can more often see Hollywood celebrities wearing this outfit not only in the streets but also to social events. History According to Herodotus the Skythians used to brighten their outfit with different symbols. Silver plaques with …

Ukrainian rushnyk

Rushnyk plays a unique role in culture of Ukraine. The handmade embroidered towel can tell everything about Ukrainian people – about history and traditions, about joys and sorrows, about art and mystery, about hospitality and faith, about generosity and entirety of Ukrainian soul. Meaning So, what is the meaning of Ukrainian rushnyk and why is …

Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the best universities for medicine in Ukraine. Review KNMU was established in 1804 as a Medical Faculty of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. The great opening took place in January 1805. In 1920, it was reorganized into the Kharkiv Medical Academy. Since 1951 KMNU has become an …

Ukrainian ring size table and conversion chart

What present to choose for a special person? In Ukraine, the ring has always been considered a romantic gift. If a man gives a ring, then his feelings are sincere. This article will help you if you want to buy a ring in Ukraine. When you choose a ring, you should pay attention to: Material …

Ukrainian clothing sizes

Ukrainians pay special attention to appearance and clothes. Ukrainian fashion develops in accordance with world trends, but also has a number of its own national characteristics. Ukrainian embroidered dress is known to all fashion lovers even outside of Ukraine.The development of online stores makes Ukrainian clothes and shoes available around the world. But, if you …

Ukrainian pop music

Ukrainians are very talented people and reached success in many spheres. Music is not an exception. There are a lot of Ukrainian pop singers that are well-known all over the world. Development of  Ukrainian pop music by decades Ukrainian pop music is greatly influenced by Western pop music and started gaining popularity in sixties. Seventies …

Famine in Ukraine (1932-1933)

Ukraine is known as a «breadbasket» of Europe thanks to its fertile soil and wheat. It is really difficult to imagine that only about 85 years ago people starved to death on the territory of Ukraine, though there was no natural disaster or a catastrophe. Millions of people died in Ukraine, while Soviet Union was …

Vegetarian borscht recipe

Borscht is a tasty Ukrainian beet soup. Ukrainians are proud of this legendary dish and like to eat it, because it is healthy and nutrient. There are numerous recipes of this traditional soup, some of them suppose using meat for the broth, or they can be vegetarian or vegan. The main ingredients for all recipes …

Interesting facts about Ukraine for kids

Ukraine is a beautiful European country with the rich history, a lot of places of interest, wonderful nature and friendly citizens. Facts from geography of Ukraine Ukraine means «Region» or «Borderland». Ukraine is the second largest European country. Its area is 603,623 km². Ukraine is situated in the Eastern Europe and has borders with such …

Fun and weird facts about Ukraine

Ukraine is a European country with the rich history and it is not a secret that there are a lot of weird and fun facts about this country. Let’s have a look at some of them. Fun Ukrainian traditions and everyday life Right hand for the wedding ring Ukrainian people are really weird, they wear …