Top 10 Ukrainian folk songs

Top 10 Ukrainian folk songs

Ukrainians love singing – there are around 200,000 Ukrainian folk songs! Clearly, they are really old, some dating back to 600 years ago and having many variations. Here you’ll find some our favorites. The vast majority of Ukrainian folk songs are either about...
5 Ideas of Things to Do in Kyiv

5 Ideas of Things to Do in Kyiv

Ah, the capital of Ukraine! I bet every Ukrainian learner has got a list of things to do in Kyiv. Some feel like searching for Soviet memorabilia, some are looking for ancient cathedrals, while others are into contemporary hipster culture. Kyiv has a treat for...
Holidays in Ukraine 2020 (in Ukrainian and English)

Holidays in Ukraine 2020 (in Ukrainian and English)

Discover the list of holidays in Ukraine for the year 2020! It includes secular and religious, official (non-working) and unofficial holidays – ones that are known by all Ukrainians. Save the dates! Most of the holidays in Ukraine are celebrated every year on...
When is Ukrainian Christmas and why

When is Ukrainian Christmas and why

When is Ukrainian Christmas and why? What a strange question! All Christians celebrate Christmas on the same day! Or do they?  These days, every shop window tells you it’s the holiday season! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, then there is Christmas and New...
Ого! Ой! ..and other Ukrainian Exclamations

Ого! Ой! ..and other Ukrainian Exclamations

Wow, it’s an article about Ukrainian exclamations! But hang on, how do you say ‘wow’ in Ukrainian? Of course, people often use exclamations without even realizing it, that’s why it’s hard to remember foreign ones. Let’s give it a try, shall we? 1. Ой! [oj] –...
Questions for small talk in Ukrainian

Questions for small talk in Ukrainian

You may know your basic questions in Ukrainian but imagine being at a party in Ukraine. What are you going to talk about? That’s why we’ve prepared  a set of questions to break the ice – questions for small talk in Ukrainian. Depending on the situation, people...