A pysanka (Ukrainian: pysanky) is a Ukrainian Easter egg, decorated using a wax-resist (batik) method. The word comes from the verb pysaty, "to write", as the designs are not painted on, but written with beeswax.

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T-shirt with Ukranian, Ukraine, International. Perfect for all seasons and occasions: christmas, easter, winter, summer, fall, spring. Show off Ukrainian art! 'Ukrainian Avant-garde' was introduced by Paris art critic, Nakov, in reference to the exhibition, Tatlin's Dream, held in London in 1973. For the first time ever, the West saw world-class works by Yermylov and Bohomazov, two obscure Avant-gardists from Ukraine. Their works brought to mind the names of world-famous masters whose origin, education, self-perception and national traditions were linked with Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Odessa and with the Ukrainian cultural tradition

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Ukrainian Dances



Cecilio CVN-200 Rosewood Full Size 4/4 Violin with Case and Accessories. A number of Slavic folk music instruments have names which are related to Gusli such as the Czech violin housle, the Balkan one-stringed fiddle gusle. In western Ukraine and Belarus, husli can also refer to a fiddle or even a ducted flute. The violin-like variant of the instrument is also related to the Southern Slavic gusle.The psaltery variant is related to the zither. It is also related to the Latvian kokle, the Lithuanian kankles and the Finnish kantele. Together these instruments make up the family known as Baltic Psalteries.A related instrument is the tsymbaly, a hammered dulcimer.In Ukraine, it is thought that the gusli may have influenced the development of the multi-stringed bandura, which largely replaced it in the nineteenth century. Cecilio CVN-200 Rosewood Full Size 4/4 Violin with Case and Accessories


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Smoked Ukrainian special sausage
Smoked Ukrainian special sausage

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Located in southeast Europe, the country consists largely of fertile black soil steppes. Mountainous areas include the Carpathians in the southwest and the Crimean chain in the south. Ukraine is bordered by Belarus on the north, by Russia on the north and east, by the Black Sea on the south, by Moldova and Romania on the southwest, and by Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland on the west.


Full Country Name: Ukraine
Area: 603,700 sq km
Population: 48.05 million
Capital City: Kiev (population 2.6 million)
People: Ukrainian 73%, Russian 22%, other 5%
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +2
Dialing Code: 380
Electricity: 220V ,50Hz
Weights & Measures: Metric
Currency: Ukrainian Hryvnia (rate: 1 US dollar=5,05 hryvnias, 1 Euro=7,3 hryvnias)
Languages: Ukrainian (Ukraine's official language), Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian
Religion: Ukrainian Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic, Protestant, Jewish

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Events and Holidays: Ukrainians place gifts under fir trees and sing holiday songs for New Year's Day. The country celebrates Orthodox Christmas Day

New Year's Day - January 01 (it is very widely celebrated in Ukraine, similarly to Christmas in Western Europe or America)
Orthodox Christmas - January 07 (Ukrainian and Russian Christmas, a purely religious holiday)
Old Orthodox Church New Year - January 14 (religious holiday)
St Valentine's Day - February 14 (day of lovers, this holiday appeared in our country only a few years ago)
Women's Day - March 08 (the greatest women's holiday, similar to Mother's Day abroad)
Orthodox Easter (it is celebrated two weeks after Catholic Easter)
May Day - May 01 (international workers' day)
Victory Day - May 09 (victory day over the fascist Germany in 1945)
Constitution Day - June 28 (day of the new Ukrainian Constitution)
Independence Day - August 24 (day which honors Ukraine's independence from the USSR)
School Day - September 01 (day on which the school year begins)
Teachers' Day - October 05 (professional holidays of all teachers)
Army Day - December 06 (men's holiday)
Catholic Christmas - December 25 (also celebrated - by Ukraine's Catholics and Protestants)


Government: Republic
Head of State: President Viktor (Andriyovych) Yuschenko
Head of Government: Prime Minister Yuliya (Volodymyrivna) Tymoshenko
Major regional centers, cities: Cherkassy, Chernyhiv, Chernivtsi, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv, Kherson, Khmelnytskyi, Kirovohrad, Kyiv, Lutsk, Lviv, Luhansk, Mykolayiv, Odessa, Poltava, Rivne, Sevastopil, Simferopil, Sumy, Ternopil, Uzhhorog, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhya, Zhytomyr

Major Industries: Coal, electric power, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food-processing (especially sugar), grain, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, vegetables, beef, milk

Major Trading Partners: Russia, China, Turkey, Germany, Belarus, US, Poland, Italy

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