The hit Norwegian show about Russian occupation over oil debuted on TVO (Ontario Public TV) last Sunday. First airing on Netflix earlier this year, it has been a big hit getting rave reviews as a worthy binge watch candidate. Now the Ontario public broadcaster is airing it Sundays at 9PM (replays at 2AM), as well […]Read more "Watch the Norwegian thriller about Russian occupation online now"
Viktor “Kee” Kiktev, a juggler from Pryluky (2 hours east of Kyiv) amazed crowds last night to advance to the finals of ‘America’s Got Talent’. A split decision amongst the judges, the audience chose Viktor over Rubik’s Cube wizard Steven Brundage in an instant vote during the live show. A former Cirque du Soleil member, […]Read more "Ukrainian juggler Viktor Kee advances to ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals"
Ukraine’s first tweet from its official Twitter was made today: Thanks, @Canada and @Poland for being first nations to recognize our Independence in 1991! How about becoming our first followers in 2016? — Ukraine / Україна (@Ukraine) June 2, 2016 It got replies from both @Canada and @Poland: Welcome to Twitter, @Ukraine! We will follow! Have […]Read more "Ukraine’s first Tweet"
A guide to Ukrainian events this summer: View UkrCdn Summer Event Guide 2016 in a full screen map Calgary Ukrainian Festival June 4-5 Calgary, AB To provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that celebrates all aspects of our unique and rich Ukrainian heritage and to raise the profile of […]Read more "Ukrainian Summer Festival Guide 2016"
For American TV watchers, telecommunications giant Verizon’s latest campaign ‘Customize TV’ features Ukrainian culture in the not-so greatest light. Featuring Rashida Jones from the Office and Parks & Rec, she pleads to have the channel changed from airing Ukrainian dancers, uttering ‘I’ll watch anything except this’. See below: For those who want to express themselves, […]Read more "Verizon: ‘I’ll watch anything except this’ Ukrainian dancing"