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31 March, 2016
Born on September 11, 1935, the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is one of the most illustrious creators of contemporary academic music
23 February, 2015Culture
Ukraine changed my life twice. The first time was when I discovered this country, its noble people, its tragedies, and its struggle for freedom that offers a model for all of Europe. The second time was when I discovered the music of Valentyn Sylvestrov.
29 March, 2014Culture
Film festivals, Nino Katamadze and ballet-fairy tale.
1 November, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of events to attend this month
29 October, 2013Culture
Composer Myroslav Skoryk talks about the decline of avant-garde and the mystery of music
20 October, 2013Culture
Norwegian pianist Bugge Wesseltoft combines grand piano and electronic effects at a concert in Kyiv
18 October, 2013Culture
Festival of overtone music,exclusive handmade doll show, Brazilian bossa nova and Industrial Eden
5 October, 2013Culture
The first two weeks of October offer a look at the life of a great film director, an alternative portrait of the Soviet 1970s from underground artists, a festival of new German movies and plenty of great music
4 October, 2013
Scholars agree that the debate over whether the Holodomor was genocide has been resolved – it was and we should treat it as such – this fact has now become an academic given
22 September, 2013Culture
An intimate story of a solitary traveler from Gogol Bordello
16 September, 2013Culture
DakhaBrakha’s lead singer Marko Halanevych talks about music tastes in Ukraine and post-modernist folklore
8 September, 2013Culture
Dramatic vocals, acoustic guitars and synthetic retro bass - Ukrainian pop-rock band Lama released its third album
5 July, 2013Navigator
Electronic music in Poland, hard rock in Ukraine, music and theatre laboratories at the Hungarian Sziget, and history, from the Paleolithic Age to Post-Modernism, in art
1 July, 2013News
Ukraine is moving to protect intellectual property and its foreign investors
14 June, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week`s choice of music events and film festivals to visit in June
13 June, 2013Culture
Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska on performances with Placido Domingo, the roles of powerful women and Ukrainian classical music
31 May, 2013Culture
Musician, photographer and film director Louis Franck talks about his experience as a foreigner in Ukraine and the limitless talent possessed by all human beings
31 May, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week`s choice of music events and film festivals to visit in June
15 May, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week`s choice of music events and film festivals to visit this month
11 April, 2013Culture
How a Ukrainian-American singer became the “golden voice of Ukraine”
11 April, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of concerts and exhibitions which will take place in Ukraine in the second half of April
31 March, 2013Culture
Top 6 English-language bands in Ukraine
15 March, 2013Culture
Spring brings along new albums from two talented female rock artists. Yulia Lord returns after a 14-year break with a good balance of rock and pop and a lot of electronic details in her new record. Zemfira offers an intimate and philosophic contemplation, returning to her original light rock sound.
15 March, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of concerts and exhibitions which will take place in Ukraine in the second half of March
22 February, 2013Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of concerts and exhibitions which will take place in Ukraine at the beginning of March
22 January, 2013Culture
Old-new music practices thrill the world. It is also possible to play the ethnic instruments of ancient peoples and learn local guttural singing in Ukraine
17 December, 2012Culture
The Ukrainian Week offers a selection of films and CDs that reveal Ukrainian winter festivity rituals in a creative modern interpretation
17 December, 2012Culture
Hundreds of years ago, pre-Christian Ukrainians welcomed New Year with the tune that sounded like a swallow’s song. Today, its tender bells chant for Christmas in European concert halls, jazz concerts and Hollywood movies
13 December, 2012Culture
Composer Cai Caslavinieri talks about Ukrainians in Poland, commercialized music culture, and freedom of musical choice
1 November, 2012Culture
Antin Mukharsky, a TV host, theatre actor and artist, told The Ukrainian Week about Russian mass culture in Ukraine, nouveau riche and booboisie art
14 September, 2012Culture
Serhiy “Foma” Fomenko speaks about the Kyiv school of rock, music exports and his willingness to work with the opposition
6 September, 2012Culture
Taras Filenko speaks about Mykola Lysenko’s contribution to studying and systematising folk melodies and his impact on the world music process
26 July, 2012Culture
Chaos with music copyright protection is killing Ukrainian music
15 June, 2012Culture
Los Colorados talk about their recent breakthrough in music
1 June, 2012Culture
The must-see gigs in the upcoming summer
3 May, 2012Culture
The success of a fundamentally non-commercial Kharkiv-based band proves the half-forgotten truth: true art does not necessarily depend on PR – even today
30 March, 2012Culture
Austrian composer works on a symphony about Holodomor
28 March, 2012
When nostalgic fans lament for “good old” soviet music, which often really did sound better than what is played today, they tend to forget one thing: each good soviet song was accompanied by at least a thousand dull ones
20 March, 2012World
DDT frontman Yuri Shevchuk speaks about the brazen Kremlin leadership and mass and civil society in Russia
14 March, 2012
Ukrainian music with socially sensitive lyrics is never played on radio and TV. Program managers simply do not want to take risks and opt for “background style” music with primitive lyrics instead.
12 March, 2012Culture
Vadym Krasnookyi, Mad Heads XL band leader, talks about trends in music, concerts in small towns and the Ukrainian language as an element of national security
20 February, 2012Culture
The debut single by the Ukrainian band Champagne Morning has climbed to the top of foreign music charts
28 November, 2011Culture
Why Ukrainian classical music is still “underground” outside the country
23 September, 2011Culture
Tom DiChillo talks about his documentary When You’re Strange
20 September, 2011Culture
Anton Slepakov speaks about the band's shell, fast food restaurants filled to capacity and government subsidies on beer and strings
19 August, 2011Culture
Can we bring the management of Ukrainian classical music and opera to a European level?
17 August, 2011Culture
Dmytro Shurov speaks about his desire to be a Ukrainian Elton John, musicians' shining eyes and bench-sitting as a national pastime
17 June, 2011Culture
How have Braty Hadiukiny captured the hearts of the nation for many years?
31 May, 2011Culture
Sasha Koltsova talks about the role of Captain Obvious, TV, matriarchy and politics
18 April, 2011Culture
The unhurried story of one musical virtuoso
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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