Tag: music

  • 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 ...

  • Culture

    Radio

    Whilst Ukraine is not a wealthy nation, radio in Ukraine tends to be a very accessible form of mass media. From news broadcasts to live discussions and music, Ukraine's radio stations offer a great variety of programs. In fact, Ukraine has a great number of radio stations situated throughout the country. Ukraine's live Internet radio broadcasts give you a chance to fully immerse yourself in ...

  • Culture

    Events

    Any visitor to Ukraine will be able to see that the inhabitants of this beautiful country have a strong sense of culture. Their national identity is reflected in their language, dress, customs, architecture and celebrations. Often the best time to discover Ukrainian culture is during the many festive events that are held in this country throughout the year.

  • Culture

    Music

    Traditional Ukrainian music is easily recognized by its somewhat melancholy tone. It first became known outside of Ukraine during the 18th century as musicians from Ukraine would perform before the royal courts in Russia and Poland. Ukraine's music history spans back many years and remains popular today.

  • Business

    Ring Tones

    It doesn’t matter if you’re patriotic or just enjoy Ukrainian music, you’re sure to find a Ukrainian ringtone that appeals to you. The internet is filled with wonderful websites dedicated to the legal distribution of Ukrainian ringtones. One of the most popular is the Ukrainian national anthem ringtone. But if that doesn’t appeal to you, there are many more to choose from.

  • Museums

    Solomiya

    In the great city of Lviv, in the Lviv-Oblast of Ukraine, there is a long history full of talented composers, writers, political idealists, philosophers, musicians and singers. One such gifted singer was Solomiya Krushelnytska, who was born in 1873.

  • Museums

    Museum of Theater

    Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is famous for the immense number of cultural activities it has available, making it literally the cultural center of the country. You will find over sixty different museums, a variety of art galleries and other historical and cultural sites and buildings in this city. Through the decades Ukraine has become increasingly more recognized for its artists and art ...

  • Theatres

    Kiev Drama Theatre

    It was just over twenty years ago that the Kiev Drama Theatre in Podol came into existence. Podol is one of the older districts that make up the capital of Kiev in Ukraine. When the district was first formed in 1811 it was known for its fishermen and craftsmen, but today the industry has changed quite a bit.

  • Museums

    Ukrainian Culture Celebrities Museum

    If you would like to learn more about the celebrities who have helped to shape Ukrainian music, poetry, theater and art, you should definitely consider visiting the Ukrainian Culture Celebrities Museum. Situated in Kiev at Saksahans’koho 97, this massive museum complex provides interesting insight in the lives of four very prominent cultural celebrities from Ukraine.

  • Places of Interest

    Odessa Privoz Market

    Whether you enjoy shopping or not, a trip to the Odessa Privoz Market is a must. This massive ‘farmer’s’ market is one of the biggest markets in the world. It is filled with both new and old items – cheap bargains and extravagant luxuries. Even if you do not want to spend much money shopping, a visit to the Privoz Market is recommended since it is an excellent way to experience the local culture.