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The Ambassador of Malaysia arranged the official dinner in honor of Id al-fitr
On the 26-th of June 2017 it was an official dinner in the residence of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malaysia to Ukraine. The day of breaking the fast Id al-fitr is Islamic holiday celebrated in honor of ending of the fast in the month Ramadan. It is celebrated in the first day of month Shavval.
In Kyiv May Revolution Day of Argentina was celebrated
The Embassy of Argentinean republic in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Alberto Hose Alonso organized an official reception in Kyiv dedicated to the Nation Day or Day of memory of May Revolution.
26.05.2017 | holiday, diplomacy, ambassador
In Kyiv Day of Revival, Unity and poetry of Magtymguly and Turkmenistan Constitution Day
The Embassy of Turkmenistan to Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Nurberdy Amanmuradov organized in Kyiv an official event dedicated to the Day of Revival, Unity, and poetry of Magtymguly Pyragy as well as anniversary of Turkmenistan Constitution acceptance.
Christmas Eve and What’s to Follow
Christmas arrives with a warm overjacket on its shoulders. At night it brings warm light of the first evening star and in the morning it wakes you up with shine of white but warm sun. If my great-grandmonther’s grandmother had been asked about her Christmas feelings, I believe, her words would have been identical to mine. Because together with a bowl of kutia, generations of Ukrainians transfer their traditions from hand to hand.
06.01.2017 | holiday, traditions, Ukraine
GERMANY - A UNIQUE CHRISTMAS FAIR DESTINATION
Are you eager to have a great holiday to excite your aesthetic perception, smell and stomach? Are you looking forward to opportunities for shopping and entertainment, and at the same time learning Christmas traditions of another country? We encourage you to combine all those delights by visiting New Year fairs which are an integral part of celebration in most of Europe. Being strict in everyday life, but vibrant on holidays, Germany is an excellent holiday destination.
23.12.2016 | holiday, Germany
Christmas Is In the Air
Christmas is one of the most beautiful and favourite holidays in Erope and they get ready for it well in advance and thoroughly! Christmas fairs filled with bright fairy lights, New Year toys and shiny tinsels create festive atmosphere of solemnity. Photographer Roman Matkov was lucky to get an eyeful of all this impressive beauty and today he shares pre-holiday mood with readers of OUTLOOK through a selection of photos!
19.12.2016 | holiday
The ambassador of Tajikistan officially celebrated in Kyiv 25-the anniversary
In the capital of Ukraine the official celebration of 25-th anniversary of independence of Tajikistan happened. The holiday was organized by the embassy of Tajikistan in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mr Fayzulo Halboboev.
12.09.2016 | holiday, diplomacy, Tajikistan
In Kyiv Ar-Rahma Mosque Eid al-Fitr
Today in Ukraine the Muslims celebrated holiday of the first meal after feast Eid al-Fitr (Oraza baýramy). The festive prayer happened in Kyiv cathedral mosque Ar-Rahma. This year there was a record number of those who decided to make holy namaz, particularly, more than three thousand Muslims.
06.07.2016 | holiday, religion
Ambassadors of Foreign states Take Part in the Opening of Ukrainian Pysanka Festival
On the threshold of Easter in the capital of Ukraine, on Sofiyska Square, sixth Ukrainian Pysanka Festival was opened. This year the square was decorated with 347 Easter symbols that had been painted by artists from all over Ukraine.
26.04.2016 | holiday, diplomacy
Nowruz Is Solemnly Celebrated at the Embassy of Uzbekistan
On March 21 Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kyiv orchestrated a solemn event on the occasion of Nowruz spring fest that was participated by representatives of the Verkhovna Rada, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Economic Development, diplomatic corps and civil society of Kyiv, representatives of Uzbek expatriate community as well as students and those interested in Uzbek history and culture.
22.03.2016 | holiday, diplomacy, Uzbekistan
Embassies of Nine Countries Largely Celebrate International Day of NOWRUZ in Kyiv
On March 18, 2016 at Pillared Hall of Kyiv City State Administration celebration of international NOWRUZ holiday took place. In 2010 on 64th Session of the UN General Assembly the International Day of Nowruz Resolution was adopted.
21.03.2016 | holiday, diplomacy
NEW YEAR CELEBRATION IN ISTANBUL: POMEGRANATE INSTEAD OF MAYONNAISE
According to stereotypes, New Year’s Eve in Istanbul is pure boredom since it is marked with greyness and absence of snow. OUTLOOK by experience checked whether it is true, and now we are sharing our impressions.
24.12.2015 | holiday, Turkey
Hanging Out In Pakistan
OUTLOOK studied the brightest Pakistani holidays, because the saying goes for a reason: people live same way they hang out. An amazing game of history. Pakistan appeared on political map relatively short time ago yet one doesn’t have the heart to call it ‘young’ for it is inhabited with heirs of one of the most ancient civilization.
Palio del Papero: Not Just Birds
There are so many things that Italy mixes in its cauldron: gondolas that travel along olive-green rivers, scorching sun that, like a juice, flows into the bottle of Pisa Tower, entwined spagetti of streets and crusts of squares covered in a mixture of Italian herbs and dialects. Also, it has ducks in its teasury. Oh yes, it is these creatures that allow you feel a flavor of genine national distinctive. And this ducktale is over thirty years old.
10.10.2015 | holiday, Italy, festival, traditions
Grannies of all times
The winner in the category “the tastiest patties”, main gossip-granny of the house and the mistress of warm socks knitting are congratulated in Polland, where Grandmother’s Day is celebrated today. On the occasion of the holiday we have a selection prepared of both common and unusual special features of grannies of all times…
26.12.2014 | holiday
HALLOWEEN: FROM WORLD HORROR PRACTICES TO LOCAL
On the eve of All Saints' Day OUTLOOK managed not only to stock up with pumpkins and sweep away fancy candles from all the nearby shops, but also to treat our readers to exciting facts about the celebration of Halloween worldwide and in our country. Trick or treat?
01.11.2014 | holiday, event, Kyiv, photo
KIRMES FUNFAIR IN GERMANY: HOW TO BURY TROUBLES
In autumn the Germans not only drink beer at Oktoberfest, but also bury a straw dummy with a bottle of schnapps, dance tirelessly at funfair and celebrate the holiday of harvest and church consecration - Kirmes.
19.10.2014 | holiday, Germany, traditions
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