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VIDEO: NOWRUZ 2017 in Kiev
On the 21-st of March, 2017, in the Column Hall of Kyiv city state administration the celebration of international holiday NOWRUZ happened. The official event was going under the guidance of eight embassies of foreign states, particularly, Azerbaijan Republic, Republic Iraq, Republic Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey Republic, and Republic Uzbekistan. Today we bring to your attention a colorful video to once again enjoy this festive atmosphere.
24.03.2017 | top, diplomacy
The Ambassador of Pakistan Atar Abbas organized a reception in honor of National Day
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan to Ukraine Atar Abbas organized an official diplomatic reception in honor of National Day of Pakistan and the 77-th anniversary of Pakistan resolution acceptance which defined the conceptual frames of the country’s educa6tion in 1947.
24.03.2017 | diplomacy, Pakistan
The Embassy of Turkey opened in Kyiv the exhibition ‘Water drawing. The sophisticated art ebru’
The Embassy of Turkey in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Yonet J. Tezel opened in National museum named after Taras Shevchenko exhibition ‘Drawing on the water. The sophisticated art ebru’ by the painter Hikmet Barutchugil.
24.03.2017 | art, Turkey, diplomacy
The Embassy of Egypt in collaboration with Picasso East Art Gallery and Museum of history of Kyiv will open the exhibition of Egyptian art
On the 4-th of April in Museum of history of Kyiv the exhibition project of the modern visual art Egyptian Vision is about to open. For the first time in Kyiv the works of selected collection will be represented, particularly, nearly forty pictures of famous Egyptian masters among whom there are Munir Escander, Gergis Lotfi, Gamil Shafik, Hasan Abd Elfatah, Aayed Saad Eddin, Karim Abd El Malak, Hasan Rashed, etc.
23.03.2017 | art, Egypt, diplomacy
In the Embassy of Uzbekistan Uzbek and Ukrainian business meeting happened
In the Embassy of Uzbekistan to Ukraine it was Uzbek and Ukrainian business meeting in the course of which the representatives of more than 50 enterprises took part immersed into the textile, chemical, electrical technical, and building areas of economics of both countries.
23.03.2017 | diplomacy, Uzbekistan
The Embassy of Japan will plant more than one thousand sakura in twenty cities of Ukraine
This year it will have been 25 years since the moment of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Ukraine. The events in the course of celebration of ‘Japan’s year in Ukraine’ have already been organized actively. As the sakura is the symbol of Japan, the Embassy starts campaign on the tree-planting of sakura along all the territory of Ukraine so as to give to majority of Ukrainians the possibility to savor its beauty.
23.03.2017 | Japan, nature, diplomacy
In the Embassy of Lebanon the Doors Open Day happened in the course of Francophonie Days in Ukraine
The Embassy of Lebanon to Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mrs Clod Halil Al Hajal organized the Doors Open Day for the pupils of eleven forms of Kyiv gymnasium №191 who studied French language. The event was going in the course of the festival ‘Francophonie Days in Ukraine’.
23.03.2017 | diplomacy, Lebanon
The Ambassador of Afghanistan arranged an official reception in honor of accomplishment of diplomatic mission
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Afghanistan to Ukraine Mohammad Akbar Mohammadi organized an official reception in honor of accomplishment of the diplomatic mission in our country. So as to express the respect and gratify the colleague for the years of work the Heads of diplomatic missions came from such countries as Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Palestine, Macedonia, representatives of the ministries, Afghan expat community, publicity, church, and mass media.
22.03.2017 | diplomacy, Afghanistan
Embassies from eight countries made an official celebration of NOWRUZ in Kyiv
On the 21-st of March, 2017, in the Column Hall of Kyiv city state administration the celebration of international holiday NOWRUZ happened.
22.03.2017
Nihongami: Topknot as a Sign of Status
Nihongami is a certain way to arrange hair in Japanese tradition. Interestingly, in the Land of the Rising Sun hairdos were legally controlled and served as some sort of dress code for ladies of different social statuses and classes. Therefore, each class had strictly determined corresponding outfit and hairstyle and those laws are still obeyed by geishas and their apprentices.
21.03.2017 | Japan, traditions
The Embassy of Canada in Ukraine took part in the festival ‘Francophonie Days in Ukraine’
The Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Roman Vashuk participated in the event that calls for recognition of French-speaking culture and French language of communication, democratic values, human rights and support of cultural diversity.
21.03.2017 | diplomacy, Canada
In Kyiv Korean educational center has been opened
In Kyiv the official opening of Korean educational center happened, by the way, right now in the world there are only eighteen such places. The event occurred on the 17-th of March in the place of Center with the participation of Ministry of education and science of Ukraine Lilia Grinevich, deputy Minister of education of Republic Korea Song Gon Be and ambassador of Republic Korea in Ukraine Mr Li Yang-Ghu.
20.03.2017 | diplomacy, Korea
The Embassy of Belarus organized an official evening dedicated to the creativity of Yanka Kupala and Taras Shevchenko
The Embassy of Republic Belarus in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Igor Sokol organized and led in Kyiv an official evening dedicated to the creativity of the prominent classical writers of the literature of our countries, particularly, Yanka Kupala and Taras Shevchenko.
19.03.2017 | Belarus, diplomacy
10 facts about Lesotho
Universe quite often offers us balance showing the shades and more intensive colors. The bright example of such a equilibrity at the square of South African Republic is the Kingdom Lesotho. The state that is situated high in the mountains, the only place within the territory of the continent which in July and August is visited by snow and snowstorms. That’s why it was called as ‘African Switzerland’.
17.03.2017 | 10 facts, Lesotho
LIGURIA: MEDITERRANEAN RECIPE OF IDEAL CITIES
When planning a trip to Ligurian coast, even do not hope that within several days you will manage to explore the length and breadth of it. So you would only irritate your craving for travelling. Each ingredient of Liguria coast can only be savoured forgetting about the existence of the rest of the world. The port city of Genoa (Italian: Genova) is the chief city of the Liguria region.
16.03.2017 | Italy
The Four Aces Guitar Quartet kicked off the celebrations of 25 years of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Belgium
On March 10th, 1992, Ukraine and Belgium signed the agreement establishing diplomatic relations. To celebrate this ‘silver jubilee’, the Embassy of Belgium will organize a series of events throughout the year, starting with a concert by the Four Aces Guitar Quartet and the presentation of an edible art work by Steve Schepens.
14.03.2017 | music, diplomacy, Belgium
VIDEO: OUTLOOK SHOW. Fashion of the Nation
Folk costume is one of traditional cultural symbols. Diverstiry of colors, adornment elements and decoration styles reflect inimitble nature of every nation. Ukrainians managed to get acquianted with distinctive features of traditional fashion thank to OUTLOOK Project, Institute of Interational Relations and Development Fund of the Institute of Internatinal Relations as well as 22 embassies of foreign states accredited in Ukraine. Today we suggest you enjoy a video, in which different cultures, traditions and history entertwined in a single dance....
Tibet. Mountains that speak with heaven
Tibet… what are you mulling over while articulating this name, drawing it in your mind mentioning the concept involved in the mild space of clouds?Tibet… There are mountains that seem to be speaking with the heaven. Here everything is penetrated with the religion and different beliefs such as culture, art, folk traditions and customs.
13.03.2017
Embassies of Bulgaria and Israel opened in Kyiv exhibition dedicated to the destiny of Jews in Bulgaria
The embassy of Republic Bulgaria and State Israel to Ukraine as well as Department of culture of Kyiv city national administration and National historic and architectural museum Kyiv Fortress opened an exhibition dedicated to the destiny of Jews in Bulgaria.
13.03.2017 | Israel, diplomacy, Bulgaria
The Power of Civil Society: The Fate of Jews in Bulgaria
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Ukraine and the Embassy of the State of Israel in Ukraine, as well as the Department of Culture at Kyiv City State Administration and the Historical and architectural museum Kiev Fortress are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition
09.03.2017
Hailey King and her pictures: New Zealand on the border of beauty
The artist from New Zealand Hailey King working under the brand FLOX is well-known all over the world for the fascinating pictures showing the enlightened beauty of wild nature. Her colorful birds, picturesque landscapes, and fairy-tale-like animals remind us about the necessity to get united with the primordial nature. Hailey King creates the type of art giving inspiration and vitality. She is concentrated onto recognition of ancient heritage of the sacral places and making it spread among the wide publics. In the interview the artist told us about her social projects, travels and the modern cultural trends inherent to New Zealand.
09.03.2017 | art
MOST STUNNING FLOWER FIELDS IN THE WORLD
Flower fields and valleys are impressive and attract attention of the most discerning connoisseurs of beauty. Multi-coloured deposits of fragrant plants adorn vast valleys of almost every country! We offer several floral destinations to suit every taste.
07.03.2017 | nature
OUTLOOK project again has granted Kyiv with the colorful holiday, exactly, the display of national costumes of the world nationalities Fashion of the Nation.
Silks and velvet, rhinestones and seed bead, patterns and ornaments have been combined in the colorful dance of cultures at one platform in the course of OUTLOOK SHOW: Fashion of the Nation. Under the support of 22 embassies of foreign states in Ukraine the event was organized by OUTLOOK project, Institute of International Relations, and Fund of development of Institute of International Relations.
03.03.2017 | OUTLOOK
In Kyiv the diplomatic reception in honor of National holiday of Bulgaria happened
The embassy of Bulgaria to Ukraine arranged an official reception in honor of one of the most important holidays in the country, particularly, Day of liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman occupation that is celebrated annually on the 3-rd of March.
03.03.2017 | diplomacy, Bulgaria
Packed and Ready: Sergey Gulyuk
In our new column we talk to famous people who, despite their tight schedule, cannot imagine their life without travelling. Today in the spotlight: journalist and anchor at 112 Channel.
01.03.2017
LAKES CHANGING IDEA OF THE POWER OF NATURE
At the bare mention of the word lake, our imagination pictures soothing, nostalgia-laden images of quite pond cosily embraced by the grassy hills. OUTLOOK prepared a selection of the most spectacular lakes, which will change your understanding of this work of nature. Each of them has something to surprise, whether it is unusual water shade, or frightening ability to petrify living creatures.
27.02.2017 | nature
Ambassador of Kuwait arranged a reception in honor of National day and Day of liberation
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kuwait to Ukraine Rashid Hammad al-Advani organized an official reception in honor of National day and Day of liberation of Kuwait. So as to congratulate the head of diplomatic mission with the holiday his colleagues came, such as ambassadors of Iraq, Qatar, Serbia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Pakistan, Belarus, Palestine, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Tajikistan, Algeria, Portugal, representatives of community, and mass media.
23.02.2017 | diplomacy, Kuwait
GDIP Media Center is opened
On 15 February 2017, the announcement of upcoming events important for diplomatic and public life took place in the Media Center of the Directorate-General for Rendering Services to Diplomatic Missions. The event involved representatives of 40 foreign diplomatic missions, media and scientific community.
22.02.2017 | diplomacy, GDIP
Not golden fleece of Georgia
Georgia would become another place without wine, as it is known by everyone. However, sheep makes Georgia a bit special and similar to what we have known about this country. At the beginning of autumn and at the end of each spring thousands of farmers gather ‘harvest’ which is not less valuable that one collected by vignerons, particularly, wool. My name is Irena Timotievich, I have travelled along Georgia, and in this article I would like to tell you how and why they do it.
22.02.2017 | Georgia
"AN HOUR BEFORE" ballet
OUTLOOK is proceeding with publishing series of articles "An Hour Before" and specially for World Dance Day snuck behind the scenes of National Opera of Ukrainek! What happens off-stage while guests are taking their seats in the hall? How are ballet dancer getting ready? We also were interested to follow all those steps...
19.02.2017 | an hour before, art
What They Eat: Peru
We continue publishing travel essays of our reader Ia Zaitseva, that are dedicated to Peru. Today she shares her impressions of Peruvian cuisine that is rightfully considered one of the most diverse and delicious in the world.
17.02.2017 | Peru, What They Eat
Kalash: amazing people in the mountains of Pakistan
While watching Discovery or other popular science shows it seems that our planet has been explored and examined length and breadth long ago. However some phenomena that we come across in our lives literally knock us down. Like, for instance, the fact that in Hindu Kush Mountains mysterious and blonde Kalash people live in isolation and surrounded with Islamic states; and even modern science is unable to solve the riddle of its origins.
17.02.2017 | tradition, Pakistan
The Ambassador of Korea to Ukraine organized an official reception in honor of 25-th anniversary of diplomatic relations
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Korea to Ukraine Li Yan-Ghu organized an official reception in honor of the 25-th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Republic Korea and Ukraine. This day the respect and congratulations towards the Head of mission were expressed by his colleagues, particularly, diplomats, people’s deputies of Ukraine, representatives of government, business circles, community, and mass media.
16.02.2017 | diplomacy, Korea
WALKING THROUGH DIJON WITH OWL
France is too big and diverse country to see a moveable feast of Paris only. After a few days in the city of Montmartre and the Champs-Elysées, one can afford going to the less publicized destinations. For instance, Burgundy town called Dijon is located relatively close to the capital. It is worthy of a visit and is able to surprise. No wonder they say, little pigeons can carry great messages.
16.02.2017 | France
OUTLOOK Project will hold show of national costumes of the world with input from foreign embassies
OUTLOOK Project that operates in the sphere of culture diplomacy will hold a show of national costumes of peoples the world OUTLOOK SHOW. Fashion of the Nation. Over 20 embassies to Ukraine will present best looks from traditional costumes of their countries in the show.
15.02.2017 | traditions, diplomacy, OUTLOOK
VIDEO: Crafts of Uzbekistan. Amazing product pumpkin
When talking about bottle, they mean a pumpkin. When thinking about a musical instrument rubab, they recall a pumpkin. When buying a chandelier, they consider a pumpkin as an option. When looking at the cage for parrots, they again refer to a pumpkin. This field vegetable in Uzbekistan has different designations and not only in the form of porridge. Thanks to the Embassy of Uzbekistan OUTLOOK poschastlyvylos pobыvat radushnoy within this country and poznakomytsya with udyvytelnыmy mestnыmy crafts
15.02.2017 | traditions, Uzbekistan
Departure: Yemen
Many scientists and historians unanimously agree that Middle East, particularly, Arabian semi-island is the cradle of human civilization because almost every nation among those present there is one of the most ancient on our planet. In this list there are citizens of Yemen who created the interesting in a travelling way country bounded by two seas and Indian Ocean simultaneously.
13.02.2017 | departure
THE CARNIVAL OF VENICE: I KNOW YOU, MASK
During the days of the famous Carnival, romantic Venice gets rebirth. Its streets are shining with premonition of holiday, and all the eyes show a whole range of joyful emotions: from euphoria to the familiar thought "Is this happening to me?" Noteworthy, that according to estimates of very punctual travellers, more than half a million tourists come to event.
13.02.2017 | festival
Road to Asia is paved with carpets
Carpets hang on walls as a symbol of wealth, lay on floors to create coziness and are presented as expensive gifts. Studying fancy pictures in the shapes of diamonds and stars on them attempting to figure out their meaning is a fairly amusing thing to do. Globally spread carpeting traditions were borrowed from eastern peoples who were the first to learn how to make yarn and fabric out of fibrous materials. Specimens preserved in museums and private collections as well as researches of historians and archeologists testify to the existence of this craft in ages thousands years ago.
11.02.2017 | traditions, Asia, crafts
10 FACTS ABOUT EL SALVADOR
Searching for word Salvador with web search engine, most likely first you get links to the great artist Salvador Dali, and only after that, to the state which is, by the way, is the most densely populated country in Central America. OUTLOOK would like to fill in this gap in the global web with interesting information about this beautiful and unique country.
10.02.2017 | El Salvador
BRAND HISTORY. SUKHISHVILI GEORGIAN NATIONAL BALLET: CONQUERED SUMMITS OF SMALL GEORGIAN DREAM
Iliko, who devoted all his life to dancing, actually bequeathed to his descendants to do everything possible for his family name remained on posters forever. 70 years later, millions of people in hundreds of countries are buying tickets where in different languages, without translation one can easily read the name of Sukhishvili.
09.02.2017 | Georgia, art
Eilat: Oasis of Pleasures
Eilat springs on a guest suddenly, like a desert storm. Among sands and rocks, a garden of tellurian bliss blossoms; stones, melted with heat of fables, acquire gift of speech; and springs of King Solomon’s wisdom shoots through kaleidoscope of entertainments. With a sight wandering along placid mirror of waters by the shore of the Gulf of Eilat, everyone becomes a philosopher. And after a couple of sips of spicy cocktail – also a poet!
07.02.2017 | Israel
Unforgettable Tschäggättä: Horrors in Lötschental Valley
In February Switzerland changes beyond recognition: reckless power of pre-Lent carnivals, insatiable gluttony and cat’s choirs of Guggenmusik rush into the streets. Only evil spirits are kind of weak – same glamorous vampires and emaciated zombies. Want it to become really scary? Head to Lötschental Valley to celebrate Tschäggättä: infernal characters from Alpine folklore will haunt you in your dreams!
07.02.2017 | Switzerland
VISA IS USELESS: WHERE TOURISTS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
Summer is a perfect season for a long-awaited vacation and new experiences. Perhaps, everyone who is going to plunge into fun holiday has already planned spectacular routes and scenic spots. In order not to spoil your trip and not to see gates to the desired gateway closing right in front of your nose, we encourage you to read our selection of locations forbidden for visits.
04.02.2017 | places
Governors of Red Sea, South Sinai and Ambassador of Egypt joined in Presentation of Travel Concept "Egypt. New Opportunities"
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Egypt to Ukraine Hossam Eldin Aly, Governors of Red Sea, South Sinai participated in the press conference ‘Egypt. New opportunities’ dedicated to the presentation of a new travel concept for 2017.
03.02.2017 | Egypt, diplomacy, turism
NATIONAL WINGED SYMBOLS
Each state has its own official symbols: flag, coat of arms and anthem. But in addition to the traditional "identification mark" there are symbols chosen by people, for instance, a favourite bird. It is about them OUTLOOK expands below.
03.02.2017 | nature
The Cup of diplomatic missions on cross-country skis happened
In Kyiv park named after Sikorski there were the third annual competitions on the cross-country skis for diplomats and everybody who wanted to participate in this event. The competitions were intended both for teams and individuals with different distances for amateurs and professional sportsmen.
31.01.2017 | diplomacy
LIMA IS THE CAPITAL OF PERU
Experienced travellers say that when you travel a lot around the world, you begin to understand how megacities are arranged. And while experience and ingenuity for orientation are enough in Europe, Asia or the US, in the South American cities experience betrays even a knowledgeable traveller. Today we tell about one of such cities, Lima, Peru's capital.
31.01.2017 | we were there, Peru
Embassy of Cuba celebrated in Kiev the anniversary of victory of Cuban revolution
The Embassy of Cuba to Ukraine and personally Charge d’Affaires of Cuba to Ukraine Oscar Santana Leon organized an official celebration of the Day of release – anniversary of victory of Cuban revolution of 1959.
30.01.2017 | diplomacy, Cuba
Start-ups from Israel: the best resource is brain
There are legends touching the ground of the fantastic fleet-footedness of Jewish nation and ability to make money on completely everything. Our twenty-first century when more and more people are creating business all over the world is not the exception if one says about the success of the citizens of Israel as it is enough to look only at their profitable and incredibly creative start-ups.
30.01.2017 | Israel, tecnologies
TRUTH IN GRAIN OR POLISH STYLE COFFEE
France, Italy and Venice - these names were chosen by foreigners for their restaurants, which gave a grounding for coffee biography of Poland. Residents of the country became one of the first in Eastern Europe gourmets who appreciated taste and flavor of the unusual drink. Only a few were aware of the fact that a new source of pleasure was produced from fruit of the tree once grown in Ethiopia in the wild.
28.01.2017 | Poland
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