Monday, January 23, 2017

Tourism

What is the first thing you need to know about the Christmas feast in Bessarabia? Despite the region’s multiculturalism, Bessarabian Christmas is mostly an Orthodox holiday. The main ethnic groups — Ukrainians, Moldovans, Bulgarians, even Gagauz (a Turkish speaking...
A short guide to hitting the slopes in Ukraine.  Ukraine is fortunate in that her territory offers great variety of every sort for the nature lover, including mountains. The most prominent among these is the Carpathian Mountain range. They are...
Very often when we are trying to describe the flavors of the old Odessa, we forget to mention one crucially important element: Odessa always had its own salt! Remembering that, we can both spice up Odessa’s gastronomic history and...

People

An Architectural Strategy For Odessa: A Dialogue With Ruslan Tarpan

The builder and restorer Ruslan Tarpаn is a prominent figure in the Odessa business world, but has a media reputation of being a private person. He is widely respected for his association with the...

Odessa Designer Julie Paskal

Founded by the vivacious 26-year-old designer Julie Paskal, the eponymous brand has become one of the brightest names in the Ukrainian fashion world. Paskal's brand has also gone way beyond the local market, and...

Interview with Hobart Earle

Hobart Earle has been the music director and principal conductor of the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra for as long as independent Ukraine has existed. A cosmopolitan figure from the cradle onward, he was born and...

Literature

Mark Twain in Odessa

The Innocents Abroad; or, The New Pilgrim's Progress is the title of the acerbically funny travelogue penned by Mark Twain during his 1867 trip through...

A Conversation About Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry With Ukraine’s Renowned Poet Serhiy...

Serhiy Zhadan’s youthful looks in his early 40’s are symbolic of this cult status among Ukraine’s younger generation. The events of the Maidan have...

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