In the article on folk music, we told about the fact that the carols and shchedrivky songs still have not lost their popularity among Ukrainians. They both continue to be sung on New Year's Eve and Christmas, and also Ukrainians come up with new musical adaptations for old folk motifs. Such songs are performed by pop singers as well, both in their original form and in the modern one.
The fundamental basis for the whole Ukrainian culture is folk culture and, on its ground, professional art, literature and science was gradually developed. The true creators and carriers of culture were the large layers of society - peasants, Cossacks, artisans. A great place was occupied by folklore, folk traditions, which added to Ukrainian culture a special charm and coloring.