Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Ivana Kupala Night – when miracles revive

If you travel Ukraine in Summer, around 6-7th of July, don’t miss the spectacular celebration of Ivana Kupala Night! Actually, this is the ancient pagan tradition, which was renovated into one of the native Christian celebrations. It’s loved by locals and deeply impresses foreigners with its fascinating rituals, intertwined with national folklore, and enriched with modern special effects.
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05 2013

Velykden – Ukrainian Easter

Velykden’ (Easter) is the most cheerful religious holiday for orthodox believers in Ukraine. While travelling the country during this time, you’ll have an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in a unique atmosphere of this holiday!
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05 2013

Sofiyivka, the gift of Love



This true heavenly place, named after the Greek belle Sophia, fascinates visitors already for two centuries. It represents the inimitable creation of nature and human imagination, and is built in the name of love!
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Maslyana – the Tasty Festival


Maslyana (Masnytsya, rus. Maslenitsa) is the ancient Slavic winter holiday dedicated to the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. It’s celebrated during a week before the Great Lent – the most important fasting season of the year of Orthodox Christian Church. The holiday is associated with the tradition to cook tasty dishes – pancakes, dumplings, cheesecakes, pies, etc.
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02 2011