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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.
The Ambassador of Spain participated in the concert dedicated to the anniversary of the publication of Spanish writer piece…
Under the auspices of the Embassy of Spain to Ukraine, in Kyiv the concert dedicated to the centenary of the publication of the novel ‘Platero and I’ of the famous Spanish author Juan Ramon Jimenez.
Literature Message to the World Has Been Sent!
Unity and mutual respect – this is what should become a basis for relations between states, guarantee of highly intellectual dialogue between nations. This is why today society should express greater interest in each other and gradually discover previously unknown facts in biographies of peoples. It is realization of this that induced the idea of creating this project.
25.03.2016 | literature, culture, diplomacy
Ambassadors of Foreign Countries Participate “Story of One Testament” Project
18 Ambassadors of foreign states to Ukraine paid obeisance to Taras Shevchenko by taking part in a unique photo project “Story of One Testament”. The photo project was orchestrated within the framework of International Culture and Education Project Shevchenko’s Word Unites Us that unites dozens of diplomats around the personality of the Ukrainian genius second year ina row. This year it was dedicated to 202nd anniversary of the Great Kobza Player and 170th anniversary of The Testament being written.
14.03.2016 | literature, culture, diplomacy
A WAY FROM REAL LIFE INTO FAIRY TALE...
"Once upon the time, in a kingdom a princess was born. She had skin white as snow, so the baby princess was given a name of Snow White..." this story with witch-stepmother, poisoned apple and all-conquering love is known to everyone. In real life, the magic did not affect the prototype of the heroine, and the wicked did her job. Which other fabulous characters are based on real people, and what they have in common with fairy tale twins, you will be told by OUTLOOK...
08.07.2015 | literature, art
Muse, descend! Inspiration recipes of great writers
What, to your mind, one shall do to catch the Muse or to get in an inspirational mood? ‘Listen to classical music, eat more antioxidants enhancing brain activity or just take a walk in the fresh air’, you would reply. Not in the least! Many great men of letters thought differently and stirred up their inspiration in completely unexpected ways. Things unusual for average person are quite right for an artist.
NOBEL LAUREATE MARIO VARGAS LLOSA VISITED KYIV
On November 11 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv hosted lecture delivered by the famous Peruvian playwright and novelist Mario Vargas Llosa. For further details, you are welcome to visit our photogallery.
15.11.2014 | literature, diplomacy, event, Spain, photo
«Love's Executioner»: exclusive interview with Irvin Yalom
Editorial staff of OUTLOOK managed to talk to Irvin Yalom about how to learn to love this world, ask about fiction literature and psychotherapy practice as well as get profound advice on proper treatment of life.
Thus Zarathustra Goes on
Exactly 170 years ago, not far from Leipzig, Germany, in town of Röcken Friedrich Nietzsche was born - a man who made a revolution in philosophy and, as many believe, he "wrote" the twentieth century. His unusual vision of essence of things cannot be separated from his own personality which became a cult long ago.
15.10.2014 | literature, personalities
Great Refusal Theory
The date of October 8th, 1906 remained in history as a symbol of the great refusal from well-deserved honours. Finnish writer Arvid Järnefelt receives a letter from Leo Tolstoy, he is eagerly tearing the envelope, looking at writing of Russian novelist “Please try to make it so that I would not be awarded with the Nobel Prize. If it was meant to happen, then it would be very unpleasant for me to refuse from it.”
Literature of Mexico now is closer
With the assistance of the Embassy of Mexico in Ukraine was held a presentation of a book by Octavio Paz, a winner of Nobel Prize in Literature. The event was timed to observe the writer’s 100th anniversary.
Turn time back?
On May, 19, 1897 Oscar Wilde got liberty after having spent eighteen month in Reading jail. Imprisonment changed root and branch of a magnificent wit and drew a sad line under his literary activities. At the same time, Wilde wasn't the first nor was he the last artist in words who felt the mercilessness of the system of justice on himself.
19.05.2014 | literature, personalities
Nonexistent literature characters in bronze
Today is the day of children's books. To this date OUTLOOK prepared for you a gallery of statues created in honour of the famous fictional characters of children's books.
10.02.2014 | literature, architecture
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