Ukraine

  • Traditional Ukrainian Easter Celebrations

    by - Apr 11, 2015
    One of the sweetest memories I have about my childhood in Ukraine is celebrating Easter. We did not have any candies, egg hunt or huge baskets with oversized bunnies or filled with present. But it still...
  • Amazing National Flags Created by Nature

    by - Apr 8, 2015
    Ukrainian born travel-photographer, Anton Jankovoy, explores the beauty of nature in such genres as travel and landscapes. His interesting series of photos dedicated to the National flags is quite unusual and touching. These are not just...
  • Ukrainian Neo-Paganism – Communities and Ideals

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    There are several neo-pagan organizations in Ukraine today. The most prominent of them are The Council of Native Ukrainian Faith, Native Orthodox Faith and the Union of Ukrainian Rodnovery. There are also dozens of neo-pagan communities...
  • Kievan Rus Park

    by - Jul 24, 2014
    The number of people interested in Ancient Slavs and their culture has been growing in the last few years, especially in Ukraine. One of the results of this renewed interest is the construction of a very...
  • Slavic Neo-paganism – Rodnovery Today

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    During the time of their rise as a nation, Slavs were pagans called rodnovery. This word is a compound of “rodnoy”, which means “native”, and “vera”, which means “faith”. This was a polytheist religion that prevailed...
  • Pagan Shrines of Slavic Communities Today

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    Despite the changes in the society, Slavs are very attached to their culture. This is one of the reasons that explain why many people today turn to their roots and develop an interest for ancient Slavic...
  • Khortytsia and the Slavs

    by - Jul 14, 2014
    Khortytsia is an island on the river Dnieper. Today it’s a part of a Ukrainian city Zaporizhzhya. Several hundreds of years ago, the island was the capital of the Zaporizhian Sich, a historical territory populated by...
  • Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

    by - Jul 10, 2014
    This fairy tale tunnel tucked in between twisted trees surely breathes the breath of romance, one you are sure to inhale graciously. Nestled in the enchanting forest of Ukraine near the town of Klevan, this whimsical...