Kyiv’s seven wonders
Andrew’s Church and St. Andrew’s Uzviz
rank the first in the Ukrainian
action’s “Seven Wonders of Kyiv” rating. The top seven most popular sights of the capital of Ukraine are also the Vydubitsky Monastery, St.Volodymyr’s Cathedral, the House
with Chimeras, Kyiv- Mohyla Academy and the old Podil
district, the Kyiv-Pechersk
Lavra and St. Sophia Cathedral .
awards were also given to St.Michael’s Cathedral (as the largest among objects being restored in Kyiv), and the Nicholas Cathedral and the National
Museum of Art (as
the capital attractions to be restored by the state funds immediately).
Polish directors are co-shooting a film about Kvitka Cisyk
and Polish directors are co-working on shooting a film about
the famous American singer, Ukrainian by origin, Kvitka Cisyk. The film is a mix
of documentaries, art films and
the film will inform about the memorial tablet, the
museum and the singing street opened in the memory of the Ukrainian woman in Lviv.
present time the crew is gathering information by looking for the people who knews Kvitka Cisyk, videos with the singer etc. The shooting is to start in
The film is planned to show at international film festivals in Poland, Spain and Italy.
First Ukraine’s IT University opens in
IT University, Bionic University, the part of the
innovation Bionic Hill park
(part of the national project
‘Technopolis’) opened in Kyiv.
The university provides comprehensive training in three areas: Technical skills (programming
skills ), soft skills (social cooperation
skills), entrepreneurship (business skills). Selection is performed
on competitive basis, studies is free. The university programs are designed to grow above one thousand
specialists a year.
The Bionic Hill project is a private
business initiative of the leading Ukrainian developer, UDP company. The
expected investment in the project is around $800 million.
present time there are
more than 200,000 IT professionals in Ukraine (on certified
IT specialists number the country ranks the 4th in the world) . The BIONIC Hill project is expected to provide 35,000 new
A London subway station named Andriy Shevchenko
station of the London
subway was named by the name of a famous Ukrainian footballer, Andriy Shevchenko. The stations were renamed on the
occasion of the 150th anniversary of the subway in London and the Football
Association of England. Names of 367 football
players were put on the London subway map. In fact, the map was changed symbolically; the metro stations will retain their traditional names. The Central London subway line was dedicated to football players based on number of goals scored; the Ring Line stations were named after World Championship
Mayor of Yalta is going to find tourism
investors in Lithuania
Oct. 8-13, Serhiy Ilash, the mayor of Yalta, will visit Lithuania in search of investors for the tourism
industry, health care and the construction of sports complex development, and to exchange
experiences on local government and utilities spheres. With the aim to learn more about financing, health care and investment projects implementation, the mayor of Yalta will also visit modern infrastructure facilities such
as a ski resort , acqua park and other objects. Ilash will with the
heads of cities Vilnius, Druskininkai, Palanga and Šventoji, and representatives
of businesses and investment companies of Lithuania as well.
Kyiv resident Zhanna
Kobylinska initiated the Ukrainian public project ‘Go Ukraine! Let’s Go!, which
can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/positiveukraine/.
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