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The Bessarabian Night Before Christmas

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...

A Painter In The Kitchen

Aleksander Yourz, the chef of Odessa’s Bernardazzi restaurant, is bringing painting to his kitchen and creating a new culinary style known as “Gastropunk". A...

Making Folk Culture Fashionable Again

Tetyana Solovey wears many hats. She’s the editor of Vogue Ukraine, a fashion writer and a part-time PR agent for the Ivan Honchar Museum...

Atelier1 Aims To Break Down Stereotypes

Atelier1, one of the most interesting concept stores in Ukraine, is located in a Kyiv bunker built when the Soviet Union was expecting World...

“Decostumization”: Undressing The Soviet Past

In the 1980’s a group of Odessa artists set about debunking the Soviet ideology. Now, one of them continues the project and finds it...

Daria Shapovalova: Technology Will Save Fashion

Daria Shapovalova is set on expanding the boundaries of the Ukrainian fashion scene. First, she put Ukraine on the fashion world’s map as a...

Is Ze’ev Volkov The Antidote To Modern Tourism?

The expert guide to Jewish Ukraine says it's not the sites that are important, but how we reflect on them.  If you want to learn...

Celebrities Wear Fashion From Ukrainian Designers

Without a doubt, Ukrainian fashion and its designers are getting more and more attention worldwide. Celebrities start recognizing the talents of Ukrainian fashion designers. Only...

Kyiv — New York — Paris

Several fashion shows this year demonstrate the works of Ukrainian designers on the international stage. Ukrainian designers have long ceased to be local. Today,...

Inside Look At The Eventfull Days Of 2017 GOGOLFEST

The 10th anniversary multidisciplinary contemporary art festival GOGOLFEST 2017 Ark was taking place in Kiev in this September. The festival lasted until 17 September....