Ukrainian culture facts

Ukrainian culture is considered one of the richest and beautiful, ancient and original cultures of the world. Ukrainian land gives birth to interesting and unique things, to talented people in different areas, which are known all over the world. Here are a lot of interesting culture facts worthy of being learned about. Ukrainian cuisine Ukrainian …

Ukrainian money

The present-day national currency of Ukraine is one of the youngest in the world. At the same time, the history of coinage and monetary circulation on the territory of Ukraine has been counted for more than a thousand years. Ancient period The oldest coins, stamped out on the Ukrainian lands, were called “emissions”. They were …

Colors in Ukrainian

If you want to know more about colors and hues in Ukrainian, and to find out something interesting about color symbolism in Ukraine, this article will be handy for you. Let’s make our day more colorful! Names of colors Let’s imagine the situation. You are already in Ukraine and you made an arrangement for a …

Ukrainian Cossack women

Extreme conditions of border life brought up not only the character of a Cossack-Warrior, but also a very special type of woman – a Cossack woman. Ukrainian Cossack woman has always been a solid comrade for her man, a faithful companion, a skilful mistress. She was ready to repel an enemy attack at any time, …

Dual citizenship in Ukraine

The topic of dual-nationality in Ukraine from year to year is one of the most discussed not only in the media, but also among ordinary habitants. For today, it is an example of the most controversial and unsettled issue, very largely because of imperfections in the legislative framework. Ukrainian legislation and dual-nationality The Ukrainian law …

Hello and Hi in Ukrainian

Before going to Ukraine, it would be nice to find out something about its customs and norms of everyday etiquette. In particular, you need to know how it is customary to greet other people (say “Hi” or «Hello») and what words and gestures are appropriate in different situations. Remember: the right greeting is the half a …

Job opportunities for foreigners in Ukraine

To find a good job is not a simple task for Ukrainians, not speaking about foreigners, but if you are persistent, purposeful and know what you want, you will find a job of your dream in Ukraine. There are foreigners who prefer to work in Ukraine and don’t wish to return to their mother countries. …

Ukrainian crest (coat of arms) — Tryzub

Most Ukrainians content themselves with simple information that coat of arms of Ukraine is a golden trident over the blue background. There are those who have managed to discern the hidden word «freedom» in it. But in fact, everything is not so simple. Have you ever wondered what does the Ukrainian crest mean? Where did …

Ukrainian cross-stitch

One of the most common and best-loved method of Ukrainian embroidery is cross-stitch. It was used from ancient times and is used nowadays to embellish traditional clothes (vyshyvanky) and fabric everyday and festive items (rushnyk, tablecloth etc.) History In Ukraine cross-stitch embroidery has an ancient history. The cross has always been regarded by Ukrainians as …

How to begin to speak Ukrainian

“Language disappears not because nobody wants learning it, but because, those who know it, don’t speak it” – these words belong to Spanish politician Jose Maria Aznar Lopez. It is great that nowadays many citizens of Ukraine have a wish to know and to speak native language. There are also foreigners that arrive to the …