Look out Edmonton! The Cobblestone Gift Shop is taking the city by storm

Look out Edmonton! The Cobblestone Gift Shop is taking the city by storm

Cobblestone Freeway Gift Shop and Gallery is the very first of its kind in Alberta and Western Canada; specializing in promoting and nurturing Ukrainian culture by providing Canadian’s with only the most authentic ...

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Sound of the Nation – Veryovka National Academic Choir

Sound of the Nation – Veryovka National Academic Choir

- Written by Kyrylo Kozachuk The adornment and pride of Ukrainian art, the stars of Ukrainian choral world, the ambassadors of Ukrainian music – The National Honored Choir of Ukraine. Named after its founder - famous...

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Budapest – Jewel of the East

- Vincent Rees Just the name Budapest summons up all kinds of wonderful images for me. Enjoying a beer or coffee in one of many outdoor cafes, hiking up to Castle Hill and seeing the grand view of the city. Explorin...

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Samohonka – Ukrainian Home-Brew

 Written by- Vincent Rees   Also know as Samohonka, Horilka or home-brew is the nectar of many a rural social gathering in Ukraine, Croatia and throughout the Slavic world. But beyond being relegated to a ...

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Why Travel to Ukraine?

You may have heard people say different things about this country - 'If you go to Ukraine - you'll just be wasting your precious time, there's nothing interesting there' Every season is the same - even in the spring ...

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Western Ukraine in 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Western Ukraine in 2015

Storks, Sunflowers Flowers and the Carpathian Mountains Ukraine’s spring and summer beauty is undeniable. The white storks have returned from their winter homes in Africa, fields of sunflowers are at their full splend...

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The Last Hutsul Musical Magician

The Last Hutsul Musical Magician

High on a mountaintop in the Carpathian Mountains of Western Ukraine lies the small village of Bukovets. The rolling hills are green and echo the sound of cowbells in the distance.  The old wooden church of the Hutsul ...

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Memories of a Lifetime! Ukrainian Style!

Memories of a Lifetime! Ukrainian Style!

34 dancers, family members and alumni of the Chaban Ukrainian Dance Group, of Thunder Bay, traveled this past August to Ukraine on a custom designed performing and workshop tour. It was a cultural awakening to this beaut...

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