When four years ago three friends were launching a new reality show on Ukrainian TV, even their best hopes didn’t match the success the show ultimately achieved.
The second and third day of the 35th Ukrainian Fashion Week was filled with a great variety of fashion shows, the "Flavor of Ukraine" presentation, Czech Art Fashion Space, Zinaida collection presentation by Zinaida Likhacheva, ELLE Fashion Film Festival, Ukrainian Fashion Music Project and many more eye-catching events.
Lots of notable fashionistas gathered in Mystetsky Arsenal on Oct. 15 to witness the first day of Ukrainian Fashion Week.
The chances of achieving literary success in a foreign country for immigrant authors writing in their non-native language are slim, yet Maryana Gaponenko, 33, a native of Odesa in southern Ukraine, is getting recognition as a German novelist.
Two Ukrainian cartoonists decided it was time for them to make fun of corrupt and evil politicians, so they designed their own creative deck of cards. Most of the characters featured on the cards are allies of President Vladimir Putin and ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.
When Ukrainian artist Anatoliy Kryvolap sold two of his paintings for more than $320,000 altogether at the Phillips de Pury & Co auction in New York in 2011, his success was a surprise for many.
Graphic designers joined the public condemnation of France producing Mistral warships for Russia. Activists of Ukraine Crisis Media Center announced a contest of creative posters themed after the scandalous deal, and the first participants have already submitted their posters.
It's easy to spot the eye-catching covers of the Ukrainian editions of the popular Harry Potter series in Ukrainian book stores. They, as well as many other outstanding illustrations, are produced by illustrator Vladyslav Yerko.
Some may find approaching strangers on the street intimidating, but not Brandon Stanton, a blogger and author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller “Humans of New York.” Stanton has been photographing and interviewing people on the street for years. And recently he did it on the streets of Ukraine too.
Since June, Mezhyhirya, the luxurious estate near Kyiv that used to belong to Ukraine’s ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, has become a place of fortune-telling. The former president’s bathhouse has been rented to a psychic.
While the civilized world is shunning Russian-annexed Crimea, organizers of the Mrs. America beauty pageant are so enraptured with the Kremlin’s land grab that they have decided to move the pageant there.
Finally, the Ice Bucket Challenge was accepted by Ukraine's most awaited nominees.