Religion and culture

  • 13 April 2019, 19:44 | Religion and culture | 

    Charter of Peter I arrives in Ukraine, attests to annexation of Ukrainian Local Church by Moscow

    On April 13, a charter of Peter I, which testifies to the annexation of the Ukrainian Local Church by Moscow, was brought to Ukraine. This was announced by the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevheniy Nyshchuk on his Facebook page. The relic was sent to St Sophia of Kyiv Reserve.

  • 10 August 2018, 10:22 | Religion and culture | 

    Rare Ukrainian old-print books to be digitized at Harvard

    Harvard Library in Houghton (USA) is planning to digitize rare Ukrainian old-prints, including the first editions by Ivan Fedorov, as well as works by Taras Shevchenko and Ivan Kotlyarevsky, Religion in Ukraine reports citing

  • 20 June 2018, 10:23 | Religion and culture | 

    Unique bells found in Ivano-Frankivsk region

    In the village of Studinka, Kalush district, in the bell tower there are one active and one inactive bell manufactured by the world-famous craftsmen Falchinsky and Serafin. Local historians Vasyl Fitsak and Oleksandr Koval have found and identified them. The first is also a mountain rescuer and works in the area of Pip Ivan mountain, the second is a participant in the combat actions in eastern Ukraine.

  • 3 April 2018, 11:01 | Religion and culture | 

    Oldest Easter eggs dating back to Kyivan Rus exhibited in Lviv

    On April 2, two ancient Easter eggs of the Kyivan period, approximately XI-XIII centuries, which are kept in the funds of the archaeological museum of the Ivan Franko Lviv University, were presented in Lviv.

  • 22 February 2018, 12:01 | Religion and culture | 

    Unique exhibition of ancient shrouds opens in Halych

    On February 20, the picture gallery “Ancient Halych” of the National Reserve hosted an exhibition of ancient Galician shrouds of the ХVІІІ - beginning of the XXI century from the Ivano-Frankivsk Archbishopric and Metropolitan Cathedral of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • 13 December 2017, 12:22 | Religion and culture | view video | 

    Today the most famous author of Christmas carols marks 140th birthday anniversary

    On December 13, 1877, Nikolay Leontovich, the author of the world famous Christmas song “Shchedryk” was born in the village of Monastyrok – now Nemyriv district in Vinnytsia region, Gazeta ua reports.

  • 6 October 2017, 13:05 | Religion and culture | 

    12-meter statue of Jesus Christ installed in Truskavets

    A resident of Truskavets, Igor Kisak, installs at his own expense a 12-meter concrete statue of Jesus Christ at the highest point of the city, which, according to plans, will be a copy of “Christ the Savior” in the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro. As ZAXID.NET has reported to the project initiator, all installation work has already been completed.

  • 6 July 2017, 14:40 | History, archaeology | view photo | 

    Remains of ancient temple or Necropolis found on Podillia

    A sensational discovery was made during the construction of a museum of regional studied in Horodok (Khmelnytsky region). Digging a trench, the builders found a curb tile, in which they found the inscription in Latin. As journalist-ethnographer Dmytro Polukhovych told RISU, experts assume that this is a block of a destroyed church or an old necropolis.

  • 11 May 2017, 10:19 | Announcements

    XXVII International Conference on History of Religions in Ukraine to gather in Lviv the philosophers, religious scholars, historians from different countries

    Organizers of this year's forum is a religious Institute – a branch of “Lviv Museum of Religion,” the Lviv branch of Hrushevskyy Institute of Ukrainian Archeology and source studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Ukraine, Ukrainian Catholic University, department of modern and Contemporary history of Ukraine, Krypyakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the NAS of Ukraine.

  • 25 April 2017, 19:08 | Scandals, crime

    Police found ‘Book of the Apostles’ stolen from Vernadsky library

    In Kyiv, CID officers arrested gang members who stole from Vernadsky National Library Ivan Fedorov’s old printed Books of the Apostles. This was reported by TV 112 Ukraine citing a source in the police.

  • 30 March 2017, 09:49 | Religion and culture

    Ruined churches. Unique photo exhibition to open near Lviv

    Photo exhibition includes about 60 photographs of destroyed churches in Poland and the Roman Catholic churches in Ukraine.

  • 7 March 2017, 10:10 | Religion and culture

    An icon made … of 106 thousand matches in Lublyntsi

    Craftsman Ivan Semeniuk presented a unique image of the crucifixion of the Savior at the Church of the Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon UOC-KP located in the village of Lublyntsi, Kovel district deanery, on the occasion of the Feast of Orthodoxy.

  • 13 February 2017, 10:08 | Religion and culture | view video | 

    Orthodox priest may become a voice of the country

  • 8 February 2017, 15:11 | Religion and culture | 

    A memorial of the church destroyed more than 80 years ago to be erected in Odessa

  • 8 February 2017, 12:57 | Religion and culture | 

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military chaplains in Lviv

    This is the first such training for military clergymen in Ukraine, which continues at the premises of Sahaidachny National Academy of Ground Troops.

  • 25 January 2017, 11:37 | Religion and culture | 

    “There was a Ukrainian monastery on the Mount Athos” - work of Paisius Velichkovskyy presented in Kyiv

    On January 24, Kyiv hosted a presentation of two scientific papers by researcher Serhiy Shumylo “St. Paisius Velichkovskyy ‘The Story of the Holy Council’ and unknown letters” and “Elder Ioann Vyshenskyy: Mount Athos ascetic and Orthodox writer-polemyst.”

  • 27 December 2016, 10:38 | Religion and culture | 

    A large-scale Christmas singing in central Kyiv

    On December 25, the European square in central Kyiv became the place where 2017 singers simultaneously performed Christmas carols and festive songs.

  • 23 September 2016, 09:55 | Religion and culture | 

    St.Sophia not to host EUROVISION, says Nelia Kukovalska

    Recently, there was a working meeting of representatives of the European Broadcasting Union, the organizing broadcaster National Television Company of Ukraine, Kyiv City State Administration and Stockholm (the place that hosted the contest last year), which discussed the official opening of Eurovisionin Kyiv in spring 2017.

  • 7 June 2016, 10:16 | Religion and culture | 

    II International Festival of Arts "ANNA FEST" to be held in St Sophia

    Painting series "Graffiti for Anna" is a visual dialogue between antiquity and the present, which appeals to ancient times with their high spiritual art examples, including mosaics and frescoes of St. Sophia Cathedral of Kyiv.

  • 10 April 2016, 12:38 | Religion and culture | 

    Crimean Chersonese among the 66 World Heritage Sites that are too dangerous to visit

    Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora is 66 Unesco World Heritage Sites which cannot be safely visited, according to the Foreign Office.