Tag: education

  • Culture

    Since Ukraine is geographically located between Europe and Asia, much of its culture exhibits both Eastern and Western influences. Over the years it has been invariably influenced by movements such as those brought about during the Byzantine Empire and the Renaissance. Today, the country is somewhat culturally divided with the western regions bearing a stronger European influence and the ...

  • Chernivtsi Oblast

    Chernivtsi

    Chernivtsi (Chernovtsi) is a city which is situated in Northern Bukovina, Ukraine. It is the capital of the Chernivtsi Oblast and is a city with a long and interesting history. According to archealogical remains, the area has been populated since Neolithic times. Some of the most interesting artifacts found here are those that relate to the Trypillian and Corded Ware cultures. Bronze and ...

  • Rivne Oblast

    Rivne

    Rivne, also called Rovno, has a population of over 250,000 people, it is a provincial city and is also the capital of the Rivne Region of Ukraine. The city was founded in 1283 and was known as a town of the "Halytsia-Volyn" Principality. The town was named this because of its position on the plane surface. It became a Polish town, after the Liublin Union of 1569. It was united with ...

  • Culture

    Education

    Education in Ukraine is given great attention by the government and a large number of facilities and institutions exist for the purpose of educating the population. The system of education in Ukraine extends right from pre-school to higher education.

  • Culture

    Expatriates

    Though Ukraine is primarily an Orthodox country, it would seem that many expatriates now living in Ukraine initially moved to the country with the idea of preaching the gospel to the people of the land. While some have stuck to this mission, others have recognised that the country is one of beauty and the people have a strong cultural heritage which is very enjoyable to learn about. This has ...

  • Culture

    Public Services

    As with all countries, public services in Ukraine are vital for the effective functioning of the country, providing a sound infrastructure. Public service refers to the supplying of commodities or services to the public or community and are usually cared for on a municipal level. Ukraine's public services sector is responsible for law enforcement bodies, water supply, electricity, public ...

  • National parks

    Roztochchya Reserve

    Many people do not realize just how beautiful Ukraine is until they are shown some travel brochures for the first time. Suddenly this beautiful country comes alive to them and they become enchanted with the idea of traveling to Ukraine and enjoying the many natural wonders that can be found here. The Roztochchya Reserve is one place in Ukraine where you can appreciate the natural beauty of ...

  • Theatres

    Les Kurbas Theatre

    The Les Kurbas Theatre of Lviv was first established in 1988, as the local actors in the town discovered a growing desire to remove themselves from the old customs and traditions associated with theatre at that time. These efforts to produce more modernized pieces were supported by Volodymyr Kuchynsky and a following of young actors who were first and foremost in helping to realize this dream.

  • Chernihiv Oblast

    Nizhyn

    Nizhyn is a small town in the Chernihiv Oblast that is home to approximately 80 000 inhabitants. It lies near the Oster River and is quite diverse for a town of its size. Many historical events and noteworthy sights make Nizhyn an interesting and fascinating town to visit. Tourists that explore the Chernihiv Oblast, will not be disappointed.