Brave! Factory Festival will take place at the Kyivmetrobud Factory on Aug. 24-25. Editor’s Note: To see the full list of events, please check the calendar. To let us know about the upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts, movie screenings, festivals, and parties, please send an e-mail to ls@kyivpost.com.  Brave! Factory Festival A Kyiv trainContinue Reading

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Today, the former residence of the Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans, constructed 150 years ago, is part of Chernivtsi University. CHERNIVTSI, KAMIANETS-PODILSKYI, Ukraine — For hundreds of years Ukraine was divided among its more powerful neighbors, influenced by their culture and customs. That is obvious in Bukovina, a region split betweenContinue Reading

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People pick up garbage at a national park in Lviv Oblast on June 26, as they test EcoHike, the recently-launched mobile application that aims to help people clean up the Carpathians and other parts of Ukraine. The last time Lviv resident Andrii Vyshnevskyi went hiking in the Carpathians, he wasContinue Reading

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A woman dressed in a vyshyvanka, a traditional Ukrainian embroidery, poses for a photo at Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) during Ukraine’s Independence Day celebration on Aug. 24, 2018. One of the most anticipated Ukrainian holidays is rapidly approaching on Aug. 24 — Ukraine’s 28th Independence Day. And the sheer numberContinue Reading

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Kozak Mamai, painted by Halyna Nazarenko. WASHINGTON — A painter and expert on a distinctly Ukrainian and vividly-colored art style called “Petrykivka” has been in the U.S. to not only acquaint people here with the form but to teach them how to create works of their own. Master artist HalynaContinue Reading

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Senior people attend a career-focused seminar organized by Trudolyub, a charity program that finds jobs for retirees, on Aug. 8, 2019, in Kyiv. Trudolyub is an initiative of the Kyiv-based foundation Zhyttelyub, which aims at supporting elderly. Liudmyla Butylevska, 67, has decided to turn a new page in her career.Continue Reading

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A performer and impersonation artist from Kyiv has created an Instagram profile for Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine’s most famous poet, where he posts photos and captions them either with sarcastic statements or quotes from Shevchenko’s poems. A performer and impersonation artist from Kyiv is taking a novel approach to bringing theContinue Reading

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Post-punk band She Wants Revenge performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California on April 17, 2011. Editor’s Note: To see the full list of events, please check the calendar. To let us know about the upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts, movie screenings, festivals, and parties, please send anContinue Reading

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The computer-animated version of Disney cartoon “The Lion King” will be screened in Kyiv in English language. Editor’s Note: To see the full list of events, please check the calendar. To let us know about the upcoming shows, exhibitions, concerts, movie screenings, festivals, and parties, please send an e-mail to ls@kyivpost.com.  ‘The LionContinue Reading

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People dance as they enjoy the performance of U.S. rapper Mykki Blanco at the Brave! Factory Festival at Kyivmetrobud, a functioning metro factory in Kyiv, on Aug. 24, 2018. There is one day of the year that Ivan Matvieiev is looking forward to the most — Aug. 24, Ukrainian IndependenceContinue Reading

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