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Spending the winter in Kyiv

On Orthodox Epiphany, which is celebrated on January 19, there is a tradition to plunge into ice-cold water, it has become popular again in Kyiv after the fall of Soviet Union.

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Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre Kiev

New Year and Christmas celebration in Kyiv

A few days before New Year I went to a party at Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre (the Ukrainian Film Archive), there was a presentation of the recently rediscovered and restored Ukrainian Soviet avant-garde film An Unprecedented Campaign (Нечуваний похід) (1931).

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This is some dummy copy. You’re not really supposed to read this dummy copy, it is just a place holder for people who need some type to visualize what the actual copy might look like if it were real content. If you want to read, I might suggest a good […]

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IYOV opera requiem Gogolfest 2016

The best of 2015: IYOV opera

  Looking back at the best art events of 2015 in Kyiv, an experimental opera-requiem “IYOV” is my top favorite; it had premiered at Gogolfest in September, 2015 and was a part of a conceptual musical triptych “Art of war. Art of peace. Art of love”.

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Oleksandr Bogomazov Jail 1914

The best of 2015: Exhibitions of Ukrainian modern art in Kyiv

One of the trends of 2015 was the revision of Ukrainian XXth century art. Among the important projects were: “Harlequin Is Leaving…In Memoriam. Legendary Collection of Ihor Dychenko” and “Kateryna Bilokur. I want to be an artist!” at Mystetskyi Arsenal; “SPETSFOND (works from the special storage, 1937-1939)” and “Art of the […]

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