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May 12-13, Kyiv. Klezmer in Ukraine!

Klezmer spring comes to Ukraine! Very soon Kiev will be transformed into the world capital of klezmer music. The long-awaited Kyiv Klezmer Fest starts...

In Memory Of Orest Subtelny (1941-2016) — His Legacy For The New Generation Of...

Orest Subtelny, who passed away at the end of July, was perhaps his generations most prominent historian of Ukraine. His work reinvigorated the discipline...

Wrestling With Dark History: Soviet Holocaust Films And The New Ukraine

Despite the fact that almost half of all Jewish victims of the Nazi Holocaust were killed on the territory of the Soviet Union, their...

“Babyn Yar: History And Memory”: A Book About More Than The Past

The book “Babyn Yar: History and Memory” appeared just before the 75th anniversary of the tragedy that took place in Babyn Yar during the...

Deborah: From the Book of Uman Recollections by Mykola Bazhan

This poem appears in English for the first time, translated by Myroslav Shkandrij from the Ukrainian original. Mykola Bazhan, “Debora: Z knyhy umanskykh spohadiv,” Vitchyzna...

Son Of Saul wins Oscar: ‘The Kindergarten Teacher Who Won Cannes’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6MJZnDV27U The searing and remarkable Hungarian holocaust film 'Son of Saul’ won the Oscar for 'best foreign film' last night. The Odessa Review's chief editor...

How Can We Return the Richters to Ukraine?

The year 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of Sviatoslav Richter’s birth. Richter’s native city did not let the moment pass by. All over Odessa,...

“Chervonyi” And History

“Chervonyi” tells the story of the former Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) commander Danylo Chervonyi leadership of a mutiny in a Soviet Gulag. The film by...

On Vlad Troitsky: Ukraine’s Great Cultural Impresario

A profile of the an artist, director, promoter, set designer who who is arguably the most interesting man now working in Ukrainian theater as...

Francoise Oz: Art Through Fashion

While Searching For A Fresh Approach To The Plastic Arts Odessa Based Painters Francoise Oz And Bogdan Perevertun Immersed Themselves In The World Of...