Culture

  • 30 May 2020, 18:38 | Bible, Bible sociaty | 

    Rivne Region celebrates the 500th anniversary of Nobel Gospel

    On the eve of the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Nobel Gospel, a round table was held in Rivne region. Representatives of museums, local historians and historians of the region took part in the online Zoom conference.

  • 28 May 2020, 12:08 | Religion and culture | view photo | 

    World’s best-seller “Catholicism” to be presented in Ukraine

    On May 28, 2020, the world-famous book "Catholicism: a Journey to the Heart of the Faith" by American preacher, writer and theologian Bishop Robert Barron was published in Ukraine.

  • 10 May 2020, 10:19 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Head of the UGCC on Mother's Day: Mother is a word that inspires in everyone optimism and hope

    His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, greeted Ukrainian mothers on Mother's Day, which is traditionally celebrated in Ukraine on the second Sunday in May.

  • 18 April 2020, 16:50 | Editorial news | 

    Christ is Risen: share the good news online

    Today we congratulate all our readers on the holiday of the Resurrection of the Lord! We wish you and your families to celebrate the Day of Atonement in good health! May you discern God’s signs and feel the love of the Savior! And do not abuse His great mercy - let us all celebrate online!

  • 17 April 2020, 08:48 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Good Friday celebrated today according to Julian calendar

    On Great Friday, the Church remembers the unrighteous condemnation of Jesus Christ by the Jewish Sanhedrin Council. It is the most sorrowful day for Christians because Christ laid down his life for the sake of mankind exactly on Friday. The time when Jesus Christ gave up His spirit to God the Father and His secret disciples, Josef of Arimathea and Nicodemus begged Pilate for the Lord’s Body and removed it from the cross is remembered in the Divine Service.

  • 14 April 2020, 13:30 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    7% of Ukrainians plan to go to church and bless Easter cakes

    This is the data of the survey held by the Rating Group as of April 10-12, 2020, TSN reports.

  • 12 April 2020, 11:14 | Religious holidays and traditions | view video | 

    Solemn Holy Mass from the Cathedral of Sts. Peter in the Vatican (ONLINE)

    At 13:00 the Pope will address the annual Apostolic Blessing for Rome and the world (Urbi et Orbi).

  • 12 April 2020, 08:55 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Christians of the Eastern tradition celebrate Palm Sunday

    This year, Palm Sunday falls on April 12 in Ukraine. According to the Gospel, when Jesus Christ raised Lazarus from the dead, the people who witnessed it believed that he was really the Son of God.

  • 8 April 2020, 14:08 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Jewish Рassover starts at sunset on 8 April in the conditions of total quarantine

    On this evening, many Jewish families will gather together for a traditional ‘Seder’ meal to celebrate the beginning of Passover, known as Pesach in Hebrew.

  • 7 April 2020, 08:57 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Сhristians of еastern tradition celebrate Аnnunciation

    On April 7, churches that follow the Julian Calendar mark one of the greatest feasts in the liturgical year, the Annunciation of the Mother of God. It is the third most important religious feast after Easter and Christmas.

  • 30 March 2020, 13:22 | Religion and culture | 

    National reserve St Sophia of Kyiv joins global initiative #MUSEUMFROMHOME

    The team of the national reserve "St Sophia of Kyiv" apologizes to everyone who had the desire to visit the reserve, and joins the global museum initiative #MuseumFromHome.

  • 25 March 2020, 09:11 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Christians celebrate Annunciation according to Gregorian calendar

    On March 25, churches that follow the Gregorian Calendar mark one of the greatest feasts in the liturgical year, the Annunciation of the Mother of God.

  • 19 March 2020, 16:36 | Church-state relations | 

    Religious organizations in Ukraine ready to conduct services online due to coronavirus

    Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Oleksandr Gogilashvili addressed representatives of religious organizations on the problem of the spread and counteraction of coronavirus. This is reported by UNN that cited the telegram channel of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

  • 12 March 2020, 11:21 | History, archaeology | 

    Ivan Mazepa’s unique Gospel in Arabic found in Lebanon

    The valuable gospel was printed in 1708 in Aleppo and discovered in late 2019 during a visit to the Balamand monastery near Tripoli in Lebanon.

  • 8 February 2020, 12:30 | Religion and culture | 

    UNESKO to check St. Sophia Cathedral and Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

    Representatives of the UNESCO reactive monitoring mission will arrive in Ukraine next week. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports of Ukraine Svetlana Fomenko at a briefing.

  • 30 January 2020, 10:03 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Unique Drohobych synagogue can now be visited online

    Drohobych synagogue, one of the largest in Eastern Europe, has recently become available online: you can visit it by means of 3D-tour. This is reported by the media outlet Dzherela Truskavsia (Springs of Truskavets).

  • 29 January 2020, 11:30 | Religion and culture | 

    3D-tour of St. Sophia cathedral in Kyiv now available

    The national reserve St “Sophia of Kyiv” has developed a 3D-tour of St. Sophia Cathedral. From now on, everyone will be able to wander inside this architectural monument virtually and see it in great detail.

  • 19 January 2020, 09:00 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    19 January is a feast of Epiphany according to Julian calendar

    The Feast of Epiphany, which is observed on January 19 according to the Julian Calendar (January 6 according to the Gregorian Calendar), completes the cycle of Christmas holidays. The feast commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River during which Christ declared Himself as the Messiah and Savior.

  • 13 January 2020, 09:47 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    January 13 is the Eve of Bounteous Gifts and Malanka feast

    A week after caroling, on the New Year’s Eve (Julian calendar) we celebrate theEve of Bounteous Gifts. According to the church calendar, this is a day of St. Melanie. In folk tradition, both holidays got united and now we have the Eve of Bounteous Gifts or Malanka holiday.

  • 7 January 2020, 09:04 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    On January 7 christians celebrate Christmas according to julian calendar

    All Ukrainian Orthodox Churches, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, most Ukrainian Evangelical Christians and Jerusalem, Russian, Serbian, and Georgian Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas on January 7. This day is an official public holiday in Ukraine.