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Ukrainian beauty will
shine in Chicago

On Oct. 27, Copernicus Theater concert hall in
Chicago, Illinois will hosta beauty contest “Miss Ukrainian Diaspora 2012:
Stay A Ukrainian!” beauty pageant. Women from among the
Ukrainian diaspora will participate. The performance of a Ukrainian pop star
and ‘golden voice’ of Ukraine, Oleksandr Ponomaryov, be a treat for event
guests. The beauty contest is organized by a media portal of the Ukrainian
diaspora, Source:

A Steve Jobs memorial was unveiled on Oct. 5 in Odesa.

 Steve Jobs’ palm appears in Odesa

 “Thank you, Steve!” monument was opened on Oct.
5 in front of the hostel of the Odesa State Academy on technical and quality
control. The ceremony was held on the occasion of the first anniversary of the
death of Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple. The monument is shaped in an open
palm with the Apple logo hole in the middle. The two-meter palm is made of
metal parts of cars, motorbikes and bicycles. At night the monument is
illuminated in white and blue neon lights. One promised to provide the
surrounded place with 24-hour free Wi-Fi. The monument project was developed by
Kyrylo Maksymenko, a graduate of the academy. Source:

Celia Sandys, granddaughter of past prime minister of England, Winston Churchill, stands next to a sculpture of her grandfather made with tobacco leaves during an exhibition in the National Hotel of Cuba in Havana in a 2000 file photo. Sandys paid a visit to Livadiya Palace on Oct. 5 to visit the scene of the Yalta Conference in February 1945 led by World War II allies Josef Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Churchill.

 Winston Churchill’s granddaughter visits Livadiya

Celia Sandys, granddaughter of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill,
visited Livadiya Palace-Museum (Crimea) on Oct. 5. The guest walked around the
halls of the palace, the venue where Churchill and two other leaders of the
states-winners of World War II, Josef Stalin and Franklin D. Roosevelt,
gathered at the Yalta Conference (February 1945) to make a decision of the
world’s importance. Lady Celia also dropped in the memorial library-office of Churchill,
opened in February 2004. It is worth reminding that this is not the first visit
of Churchill’s descendants to Livadiya. In May 2007, the palace-museum in the
Crimean city was attended by the youngest daughter of the British Prime
Minister, Mary Soams. Source:

Luhansk circus student tops

 Circus student from Luhansk is the best in the Commonwealth of Independent States Anastasia
Kupriyashenko, a third-year student at Lugansk State Academy of Culture and
Arts college, “variety and circus art” faculty, won a golden medal in the ‘circus
on the stage’ nomination at the 7th Open Youth Delphic Games among
Commonwealth of Independent States (including former Soviet republics) held on
Sept. 25-28, in Astana, Kazakhstan. Kupriyashenko was the only contestant from
Ukraine who presented circus nominations. Hers was juggling with the feet in a
number called “Katyusha.”This year
the Delphic Games gathered around 900 participants from 20 countries.

 Donetsk shows limitlessness

At the beginning of October, Donetsk held the 4th
interregional beauty contest among wheelchair-bound women called ‘Beauty With No
Limits 2012.” The event was attended by 12 girls from Donetsk, Kyiv and Kharkiv
regions, cities of Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kyiv, Simferopol, Zhytomyr, Rivne,
Zaporizhia and Lviv. The first place went to the beauty from Zaporizhia, Irina
Peters. Despite her disability, Peters is leading an active lifestyle: traveling
around Ukraine and riding. Source:

 Dnipropetrovsk TV
channel works as magician

Due to the “You Are A Magician!” campaign, in
the framework of 34 TV channel project ‘Hello, it’s me’, 568 children from
Dnipropetrovsk orphanages got their wishes fulfilled. The eight-month project
included: creation of a database of children’s dreams and its placing on the TV
channel web-site; website register of people who wanted to fulfill a dream,
distribution of the gifts and post of photos of the children whose dream has
come true. Mobile phones, MP3 players, trainers, football boots, a ticket to
the Donbass Arena, a video camera, TV, cake with flowers, an accordion and saxophone
are among of the first dreams that 34 TV channel has already fulfilled. To be
continued… Source:

Kyiv resident Zhanna Kobylinska initiated
the Ukrainian public movement called Open Ukraine in Positive, which can be found on Facebook at“Good News Ukraine”
items can be sent to her at
. Kobylinska has also worked as public
manager for the Internet portal.

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