On Nov. 21, Ukraine marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the EuroMaidan Revolution, a social protest that toppled former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. The Kyiv Post caught up on how the lives of some high-profile EuroMaidan protesters have changed since then.
Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel Prize winner for literature, came to Ukraine for the first time on Nov. 11 to address the students of Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv.
Each year since 1997 on Nov. 9 Ukraine celebrates the Day of the Ukrainian language, a mother tongue for millions of people in Ukraine and abroad.
The Revolution of Dignity - also known as the EuroMaidan Revolution - has stimulated interest among Russian-speaking Ukrainians to learn and speak Ukrainian in everyday life, accelerating a decade-long trend.
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.