April marks one of the most important holidays for Christians all over the world, and Ukraine isn’t an exception of celebrating Easter with great measure of festiveness. The holiday usually brings over long-awaited spring weather, which is especially longed for in 2018, as well as the end of Great Lent, which means various delicious dishes. Let’s see how Ukraine will celebrate Easter in 2018.
A city known for its magnificent architecture, coffee culture and unique spirit, Lviv attracts millions of tourists each year. In fact, the famous ‘spirit’ of Lviv leaves such a strong impression that people seek for it again and again, visiting the City of Lions each season. Destinations gathered together the list of top-5 cafes for those who want to discover bits of Lviv in the capital of Ukraine.
The coming of spring is a pleasure for any dog as well as for its owner: it brings warm weather and so many opportunities for joyful walks outside. As for spring 2018 in Kyiv, it is going to delight dog fans and their lovely pets more than just with good weather and long strolls in green parks! What about a picnic, a rally or a dance together with your fluffy buddy? This spring all dogs and their owners are welcome to take part in exciting dog-friendly events in Kyiv.
The oldest opera house in Ukraine has an incredible history: starting from its construction in the 19th century and immediate fire, to hosting legendary composers like Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, famous singers like Enrico Caruso and talented dancers like Isadora Duncan. Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater has an intriguing story to tell — let’s check it out!
Kurazh Bazar, a monthly Kyiv-based event uniting flea market, live concerts, fun activities, bars and food courts, is going to open its 2018 season with an unusual China Start market. The guests of this year`s first Kurazh Bazar will have a chance to celebrate Chinese New Year (yes, in March!) in the light of Chinese lanterns, to taste Chinese cuisine dishes and to buy unique things from China and many other places.
While getting a new beautiful haircut, it is essential to explain to hairdresser what exactly you want in order to avoid confusing situations. How to get a new exciting look if you stay in Kiev and do not speak any Ukrainian or Russian? Don`t worry: English-speaking hairdressers in Kiev are always ready to help.
Zv’yazani is a young Kyiv-based brand, designing handmade rugs with signature variations of traditional Ukrainian patterns. The brand founders dream to revive old Ukrainian art of weaving, combining it with modern trends. Currently brand offers three main types of rugs: rugs with Ukrainian motifs, Morocco style rugs and exclusive items made by individual requests.
Starting from 2018, new rules for drivers came into force on the territory of Ukraine. The introduced innovations are purposed to decrease the number of accidents on the roads and to improve safety standards for drivers and pedestrians. The updated rules concern speed limitations, video monitoring of traffic violations, issuing of driver license and some other issues. Check out detailed updated rules for drivers in Ukraine 2018 to keep up with the newest laws.
Catherine Gfeller is a world-famous artist and photographer. Last May she visited Kyiv to work on her art project "Voices in Kyiv" to be presented at the Shevchenko National Museum in March-April 2018. Catherine Gfeller created a unique multimedia portrait of Kyiv, bringing together its present and past, traces of war and fragile peace, tragedy and hope.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations expects the world population to reach 10 billion people by 2050, which will boost demand for food. Can Ukraine leap at the chance and become a key player in the food market? What windows of opportunity are open today? Vladyslava Rutytska, a member of National Reform Council, vicepresident of SigmaBleyzer and AgroGeneration, has shared her views on these and other topical agribusiness issues with us.