Archive for History and Traditions

February 23 – The Defender of the Fatherland Day

The Defender of the Fatherland Day

February 23: get ready to have a lot of kisses from Slavic women in The Defender of the Fatherland Day
What is the best way to say our men that we are proud of them? To celebrate a holiday when every man can feel special! Slavic women like to lavish care and love to their beloved and to show him how they appreciate his strength and courage. That is why people in Ukraine and Russia celebrate the Defender of the Fatherland Day which used to be called the Day of the Soviet Army. » Read more..

Get ready for St. Valentine’s Day!

Diana, 20years old, Ukraine

The most romantic time of the year is coming soon! St. Valentine’s Day! Time when you can confess your deepest feelings, show your affection and open your heart to your beloved! Fragrance of love go with this day!

Slavic people had never celebrated St. Valentine’s Day but now it’s essential holiday in Ukraine and Russia! Do you know why we celebrate this Day? » Read more..

Vareniki – one of the most famous Ukrainian dish

Vareniki – one of the most famous Ukrainian dish

It’s hard to imagine Ukrainian life without vareniki (or pierogi – the polish name). Some foreigners don’t understand why everybody in Ukraine are so obsessed with vareniki, cause according to them “they are just the dumpling-like pastry of unleavened dough with different stuffing”. But for Ukrainians vareniki are magic dish, I would say that they represent the Ukrainian soul – seemed to be simple outside but very rich and deep inside. » Read more..