Ethno music, endangered species, costumes from leading fashion designers, and animation inspired by nature and traditions. That is what the upcoming Ukrainian animated film “Mavka: The Forest Song” is all about. The film tells the story of a magical creature, Mavka, who is based on the fairy play “Forest Song” by Lesia Ukrainka and Slavic mythology imagery.
Hromadske TV and the Thomson Foundation have produced two documentaries about the lives of forcibly-displaced people from Donbas and Crimea. The documentaries were made within the framework of the “Regional Voices” project funded by the EU. Read more
World-class creative sector specialist, Tim Williams, shares his views and experiences on culture, Ukraine’s potential, and why Kharkiv is the city of the future. Read more
Mariam Kunchuliya of Zaporizhya is studying history at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Working on her third year of studies, she also holds the position of Vice-President of PR at the European Youth Parliament (EYP), an all-European youth-led organisation. Read more
Creative companies account for around 4.5% of the EU economy. How does the cultural sector attract investment and help developing territories? Read more
Paper houses, pavement drawings, orchestra, photos, collages and placards, face painting, theatrical performances, and literature workshops: these are just some of the ways people expressed their visions for their city during the “ Kharkiv European” art festival on May 28. Read more
Between May 9 and May 24, the annual Europe Day celebrations took place in various cities across Ukraine. Every year these festivities focus more and more on promoting discussion, training sessions, and information sharing. Lavish parades and dancing no longer dominate the Ukrainian streets as they once did during Europe Day celebrations. Of course, such activities are colourful and create a holiday-like atmosphere, but European integration is primarily about internal transformations, and Europe Day is an opportunity to talk about that.