Whether you like drinking wine to the sound of jazz, or going mad to Russian rock, this summer you will have plenty of options to party. Just like every summer, Ukraine has a number of festival options on offer in locations across the country.
After her successful single “Butterflies,” Ukraine’s famous star, singer-actress Kamaliya, is not resting on her laurels.
The second annual YUNA awards, honoring the nation's top musicians, were broadcast Sunday, March 17, starting at 10:30 p.m. on Inter TV.
Thirty five people sat on the ornate stage of Ukraine’s National Philharmonic. They were dressed for rehearsal in their orchestra uniforms of vinous jackets and black trousers. The group chatted with each other, laughed and looked curiously around. They were members of Jostiband, a Dutch orchestra whose members have various mental disabilities, including Down syndrome.
No matter how hard you try to promote cultural products, nothings beats universal appeal and a bit of luck.
After seemingly every other billboard in Kyiv since the summer showed posters of Jennifer Lopez with massive earrings and bright pink lipstick announcing her arrival, the much anticipated concert finally took place in Kyiv’s Sports Palace on Nov. 13.
They are charismatic, elegant and true and, if you hear them singing, you will remember the experience forever. Pikkardiyska Tercia, an inimitable band from Lviv, sounds like a small orchestra but in fact its music is performed by six men a cappella.
Georgia’s best jazz voice Nino Katamadze is much loved in Ukraine. She also seems to make good money here because she comes frequently and her concerts tend to sell out. This time, however, she will give an open-air concert in the official fan zone of Euro 2012 on Khreshchatyk Street.
Hugh Laurie might have been one of Britain’s top actors for decades, but the Ukrainian audience discovered and fell in love with him only in recent years, after he played the main role in the popular American TV series House M.D.