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May/18

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Vyshyvanka Day in Mariupol

The World Vyshyvanka Day is an international holiday celebrated to preserve the original folk traditions of making and wearing vyshyvanka – an embroidered shirt in Ukrainian national costume.

The holiday is held annually on the third Thursday of May. On this day everyone can join the holiday by wearing vyshyvanka for work, a university, a school, or even a kindergarten. May 17, 2018, in Mariupol, the main events of the World Vyshyvanka Day were held in the City Garden. Photos by: Evgeny Sosnovsky.

Vyshyvanka Day 2018 in Mariupol, Ukraine, photo 1

very colorful event

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Dec/17

31

Happy New Year 2018!

May the coming year
Be full of wonderful events!
May everything be clear
Without sorrows and offence!
Happy New Year 2018!

Ivan Weltz. Ukrainian night, winter.

Happy New Year 2018

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Apr/17

12

Festival of Easter Eggs 2017 in Kyiv

One week before Orthodox Easter, in Kyiv, the 7th All-Ukrainian Festival of Easter Eggs (Pysanky) began. The event is held in three locations in the city center – St. Sophia and St. Michael squares, as well as Volodymyr Passage.

You can not only admire the works of eminent artists or children’s works, but also create your own Easter eggs during numerous master classes. Photos by: Aleksandr Goncharov for Apostrophe.

Festival of Easter Eggs 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

very colorful event

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Dec/16

31

Happy New Year 2017!

By candlelight and twinkling star here,
We wish you a wonderful and Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2017

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Dec/16

25

Celebrating the New Year in Kharkiv

Svobody (Freedom) Square, the central square of Kharkiv, decorated for the celebration of the New Year.

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August 27-28, 2016, Ukrainian Aviation Day was celebrated at the airfield “Korotych” located near Kharkiv.

Two days in a row the best pilots of Ukraine showed their skills. You could see more than 10 types of small aircraft (Yak-52, Yak-18T, HAZ-30, AN-2, Su-31, AN-28, Po-2), as well as a helicopter Alouette and the only Ukrainian pair of aerobatic helicopters MI-2.

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In the third weekend of May, residents of Kamianets-Podilskyi traditionally celebrate the City Day – the city’s main holiday. The annual international balloon festival “Podolia Cup” is held as part of the celebration (since 1998).

During the festival, anyone can fly in a balloon and see Kamianets-Podilskyi from above. The uniqueness of these aeronautical activities is that the balloon flights are carried out directly over this beautiful medieval city. Photos by: Nikita Yurenev.

Balloon Festival, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine, photo 1

balloons over the medieval town

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Jan/16

8

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv (December 10, 2015 – January 15, 2016) is a traditional Christmas fair, which begins mass winter celebrations. This is the most important Christmas event 2016 not only in Lviv, but in all of Western Ukraine.

Local residents, visitors from all over Ukraine and other countries enjoy a variety of holiday concerts and festivals, themed folk fun and competitions. You can also buy Christmas sweets and souvenirs here.

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

visit the fair in Lviv

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Dec/15

31

Happy New Year 2016!

Let this New Year be the one, where all your dreams come true. So with a joyful heart, put a start to this year anew. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year!

Happy New Year 2016

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Dec/14

31

Happy New Year 2015 !

We wish you a new year filled with wonder, peace, and meaning. Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year 2015 !

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