This year, the Ukrainian Institute will participate at the annual 92nd Street Y Street Fest on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 12 noon to 6pm. This festival spanning 15 blocks along Lexington Ave (79th to 94th Streets) on New York
On the evening of June 9th at the historic Ukrainian Institute of America in New York City, New Generation International Charitable Fund of Ukraine, together with Help Us Help The Children, united for a night of profoundly affecting music and
Every book about twentieth century art mentions Alexander Archipenko. While alive, he was acknowledged as one of the most acclaimed sculptors in the world. His works are in collections at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, MoMa and Guggenheim Museum in New York, and at museums in Stockholm, Berlin and Tel-Aviv.
On May 19, 2016, Ukrainians celebrate Vyshyvanka Day. This is a day when people in Ukraine and abroad wear Ukrainian traditional embroidered shirts, or vyshyvankas. Ukrainian traditional embroidered shirt is not just a beautiful garment, but a genetic code of
Watch a wonderful episode of “Bare Feet in NYC” that highlights Ukrainian culture.
Jamala, a Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent, won 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with her somber piece ‘1944′, about the mass deportation of her Crimean ethnic group under the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.
For almost seven decades, the Ukrainian Institute has been promoting, through educational, professional and social activities, a greater awareness, knowledge and appreciation of Ukraine’s and Ukrainians’ rich culture, history and accomplishments.
The Chornobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. The detonation was caused by a systems test that was conducted by poorly-trained personnel. Human error led to the worst nuclear disaster in the world.
At McGill University, Quebec, Canada, the School of Architecture established an endowment to honor the teaching career of Emeritus Professor Radoslav Zuk who is a member of the Ukrainian Institute of America.
Kostenko played a significant role in the evolution of Ukrainian literature and culture from the 1960s onward. She was a leading representative of the Poets and Writers of the Sixties, an intellectual and cultural movement in Ukraine, which opposed the Soviet political regime.