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What is The Old New Year in Ukraine?
Today we will talk about the Old New Year in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas and New Year according to the old Julian calendar. And the Christians of the Western world use the new Georgian calendar.
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5 Top Ukrainian Christmas carols (koliadky)
Carols or koliadky and shchedrivky are the symbols of Christmas. Boys and girls prepare carols and verses they take from house to house in exchange for sweet gifts and tips. The word "koliadky" comes from "calendar". The calendar starts with the birth of Christ so koliadky we sing on Christmas. What are the famous koliadky?
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Top 5 Ukrainian Kid’s songs
Ukrainian songs are very melodic and beautiful. Moreover, children's songs provoke unique, tender feelings. Today we will talk about famous Ukrainian Kid's songs.
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10 UNIQUE UKRAINIAN FOLK INSTRUMENTS
Ukrainians are known as a very musical nation. Singing songs is like meditation, the way to express your emotions and feelings (there were no phycologists in the past). Music accompanied all life events: from birth untill death. Today let's learn about 10 interesting musical instruments.
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10 Ukrainian superstitions you need to know
Ukrainians are very superstitious, and many foreigners find it difficult to understand the meanings of the beliefs. Superstitions result from a long period of paganism; thus, they explained natural and life events. In this post, we will explain why you shouldn't give an even number of flowers, whistle inside the building, or sit at the corner of the table if you are female.
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