Concerts, concerts and more concerts

No I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, but many of you who were reading this blog regularly, may think I have. Well it seems that there are a number of different concerts going on around Kyiv, unfortunately time is something that I have little of right now. Hopefully with the Independence Day…

Chernovetsky’s new campaign against making a living and culture

Most frequent visitor’s to Kyiv are used to either purchasing their souvenirs or music either on Andriyevsky Uzviz or on Maydan Nezalezhnosti. Every since Leonid Chernovetsky has been Mayor of Kyiv he has been taking all kinds of steps to clear the vendors on Maydan from their spots. Yesterday at Church a friend of mine…

Is Ukraine Changing?

Having been here in Ukraine for over eight years I have seen some changes, but I sometimes stop and wonder if anything has really changed at all since Ukraine gained its independence nearly 16 years ago. The cheesie concerts at Palats Ukraina performed by people who’s time has passed, the backwardness of so many things……