Ukraine’s Run for Sziget

Nearly twenty years ago was the first of Ukraine’s run for Sziget, most didn’t even understand what had happened, but the band Braty bluzu from the wonderful pre-Carpathian town of Kalush were the first to perform at the even then well-renowned music festival, in a newly revive democratic Eastern Europe! Yesterday, I was informed of…

Special Social Media Reach Offer

Do you have a social media reach of over 100K? If so you may consider lending your reach to an initiative by two Canadians. I was an expat in Ukraine for nearly ten years, my friend is still there. On June 18, 2014 Nadiya Savchenko was abducted by Russian backed terrorists and against the rules…

Twenty years old and still fresh today – OPALNIY PRYNZ

Anyone who has taken the time to peruse the pages of my blog has probably already figured that I am an individual who can and has worn many different hats. At times I have received some positive commentary and encouragement while at others I have become engaged in heated debate. Nevertheless, I always try to…

Getting back on track…”They ask us, if we have a culture”

I was pleasantly surprised to see an article of the title above on the Ukrainska Pravda. It reaffirms that some of the things that I have been trying to bring to the fore for discussion on my blog are not far fetched, and that well known figures in contemporary Ukrainian literary circles such as Oksana…