From ancient times an embroidered towel was not only a household item and an ornament of dwelling, but also a sacred protector of Ukrainians. Photo by: Shutterstock Ukrainians used it in many moments of their life - whether during the birth,...
The talented person of Igor Sikorsky will always be in the history of world aviation. Indeed, he was the one who realized the idea of Leonardo da Vinci to create an "iron bird". Igor Sikorsky was one of the...
The relative of one of the worlds' richest people, as it turns out, was born in the Lviv region.  The great-grandmother of the social network Facebook founder Mark Zuckerber was born in Skole, which is located in the Lviv region....
Today is the birthday of Bob Dylan - the famous American singer, composer and poet, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. He created a new poetic expression in American song tradition. He wrote songs that the whole world...
The name is an integral part of the personality. And when we speak about the Ukrainian culture, it should be added that the Ukrainian name of person also gives him or her a holy defender, a patron, to whom...
Sergey Polyushko is a Ukrainian photographer whose portfolio includes everything from architecture and fashion to commercial and street photography. His beautiful and intimate animal portraits are perhaps his most eye-catching works however. Take a look at the images below...
The first who meet the Christmas are the Christians who live by Gregorian and New Caledian calendar. Photo by: velychlviv.com It is celebrated on December 25 in many countries of the world in honor of the birth of the Son...

Wet Monday

The first Monday after Easter, according to ancient Ukrainian tradition is called Wet. This day has always been one of the most fun of the year. Boys doused girls with water, and they gave them in response pysanky. According to...
For Ukrainians, it is a special holiday, which is associated with many traditions. On the Ukrainian lands Trinity was celebrated since ancient times. Earlier celebration was called Green Sunday or Semik. On this day people gathered for circle dances, dancing. One...
In everyday life of the Ukrainian girls' for many centuries is kept the tradition of braiding braids. Often with a braided braid people made a conclusions about the tidyness of a girl. "Ukrainian braid - girlish beauty", "Girl with...