Opening Horizons on Euro 2012

While music is the main topic of this blog there are time when we have to take a step back and look at things in a slightly different light. In Cardiff, Wales on April 18, 2004, Michel Platini announced that Poland and Ukraine would be hosting the Euro-2012 Championships. Today, on Skhidna Liha Rostyslav Shtyn…

Word gets around

As a fellow blogger Pawlina once wrote me there is nothing wrong with shameless self promotion. This being the case and anyone who hasn’t listened to our first three Skhidna liha programs, you can check them out on Muzon.

In search of a Piano

It is not everyday that I have the possibility to talk with a world class pianist but that happened last week. Her name is Ethella Chupryk, a winner of many different piano competitions, including The Lysenko Competition in L’viv, The Rachmaninov Competition in Moscow, and she was in Kyiv to both check out studio’s and…

Skhidna liha

Skhidna liha‘s first show was broadcast last Friday July 6, 2007 on Radio Continent. A number of people contacted me to note that the streaming of their site was not working, particular readers of this blog in North America. I was told by technical staff at Radio Continent that they have two different streaming servers;…

Music, life, discussion and FUN

That is what listeners of Kyiv’s Radio Continent 94.2 FM are in for every Friday during their drive home, wrapping up things at work or simply just listening to a station that was once a bastion of free news prior to being shut down on March 3, 2004 when it was broadcast on the 100.9…