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These huge stylized birds representing all regions of Ukraine were demonstrated on the parade in embroidered shirts in Kyiv on August 24 (Independence Day of Ukraine).

After the parade, these birds settled on the Sofia Square and aroused great interest among the people passing by. Photos by maxiwell83

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take a look at the funny birds

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“Pevcheskoe Pole” (“Song Festival Grounds”) is an area for concert performances in the Pechersk Landscape Park in Kiev. In general, the place can be described as open space for concerts and festivals.

Since the early 1990s, annual flower show is held here. This year an exhibition of flower cars is opened here.

Exhibition of flower cars at Pevcheskoe Pole in Kiev, Ukraine photo 1

take a look at more flower cars

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Apr/13

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Graffiti of Pripyat – the ghost town

April 26, 1986, the most devastating accident at the nuclear power plant occurred. As a result, Pripyat, young and thriving Soviet city, was abandoned.

But its life goes on now in other forms – in forms of interesting and unexpected graffiti on the streets of a ghost town. Streets and avenues are almost completely overgrown with trees, the city is gradually destroyed.

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Mar/13

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National Dance Ensemble of Ukraine

The main objective of the National Academic Dance Ensemble of Ukraine named after P. Virsky is collecting, studying and preserving national traditions, customs and ceremonies of the Ukrainian people, and creating on this basis folk dances and other choreographic from the past and present Ukrainian life.

Today the ensemble is in the prime of its life, and under the leadership of the People’s Artist of Ukraine Miroslav Vantuha, it is actively working on improving its professional level, adding new dances to the repertoire promoting Ukrainian choreographic art both in Ukraine and abroad. Here is an example of one of the recent performances.

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Feb/13

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Beautiful Ukrainian folk song

Beautiful and a little sad Ukrainian folk song “Тихо над річкою” (can be translated something like “Silence over the river”) sung by Canadian trio “Voloshky”.

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On the first anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, a monument to him was installed in Odessa. More precisely, it is a sculpture dedicated not so much to Steve Jobs himself but to his brainchild, the company Apple. Two-meter hand was made from scrap metal by local craftsman Cyril Maksimenko.

The author used numerous gears, screws, bearings and other small parts of bicycles, motorcycles, and cars. The whole process took almost a year. This is the first monument to Steve Jobs and Apple in the CIS (former USSR countries). Photos by Vitaliy Milevich

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Sergey Brandt is Ukrainian artist painting in watercolor and oil techniques. He was born in Zhitomir in 1963. Sergey Brandt graduated from National Assembly of fine art and architecture in 1990 and started painting professionally in 1991.

His works can be found in deferent cities all over the world. Exhibitions: Wroclaw (Poland), Prague (Czech Republic), Kiev (Ukraine). More information about the paintings on the site of the author.

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Aug/11

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The museum of Pysanka (Easter egg) in Kolomiya

Pysanka by itself is mostly chicken (goose) egg, painted on a specific technology with wax and natural or aniline dyes. Pysanka quickly blended into the Christian Easter ritual. The pictures on pysankas have the images of crosses, churches, bell towers, signs with Easter greetings.

Pysanka museum, Kolomiya, Ukraine view 1

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Apr/11

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Graffiti-covered abandoned museum of Sevastopol

The following place is located almost in the center of Sevastopol city. The construction of the museum devoted to Sevastopol defense of 1941-1942 was not finished and the building was abandoned.

Today it is becoming one of the attractions of the city because of numerous graffiti covering the walls. The photos were captured by aquatek-filips.

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Apr/11

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Bizarre children’s landscape park in Kiev

The following amazing children’s park is located at the crossroads of Peizazhnaya Alley and Desyatinny Street in Kiev. The park was created by sculptor K.Skretutsky. The photos were captured by Russos.

Bizarre children's landscape park, Kiev, Ukraine view 1

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