Vasyl Stus (1938-1985), a famous Ukrainian poet and publicist, one of the most active members of Ukrainian dissident movement. He spent 13 out of his 47 years in Soviet prison camps and died while on a hunger strike in prison.
Inventor of the first quick‐acting fastener used throughout the world in making aircraft, William Dzus came to the US as an immigrant from Western Ukraine in 1913.
The online course «Ukraine: History, Culture, and Identities» is now available on the Udemy online learning platform. It’s the first MOOC about Ukraine in English. “Ukraine: History, Culture, and Identities” was developed by the Ukrainian Institute – Український інститут, the
The Ukrainian film “Atlantis” by Valentyn Vasyanovych will be featured at the 49th annual New Directors/New Films festival that will be available nationwide via the FLC Virtual Cinema, December 9-20, 2020.
Today we celebrate the life of the greatest Ukrainian philosopher and poet Hryhoriy Skovoroda. Born on this day in 1722, he was educated at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. Hryhoriy spent over 10 years in Kharkiv, teaching poetics, syntax, Greek, and
Warme Arktische Nächte, a German-language translation of Warm Arctic Nights, the acclaimed novel by Yuriy Tarnawsky, was released in November 2020 by Edition Noëma, the belles-lettres imprint of ibidem-Verlag, an important publisher of scholarly literature of Stuttgart, Germany. The book
It looks like we’re going to be wearing cloth face masks for a while, which is all the more reason to find one that you like. The Ukrainian designer Ira Lysa designs unique, comfortable and stylish masks.
Today, November 28th, 2020, marks the Holodomor Remembrance Day and the 87th anniversary of the Holodomor. Since 2006 it takes place every year on the fourth Saturday of November. On this day people in Ukraine and all over the world are lighting candles in memory of those killed during the genocide of 1932-33.
Today, November 28, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the brutal murder of Ukrainian artist, human rights activist, mother, and wife, Alla Horska. Dubbed “The Soul of the Shistdesyatnytstvo*,” she possessed the rare courage and strength of character needed to
As we look towards the holiday season, it’s important to not forget about an amazing day solely dedicated to giving back: #GivingTuesday. It is celebrated on Tuesday following Thanksgiving.
We invite you to join the movement on December 1, 2020 and help the Ukrainian Institute to support its mission!