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VIDEO: Asian Games 2017 in Turkmenistan
September 17 through 27 Asian Games 2017 - fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games - will take place. Ashgabat as a venue for the competition was chosen in Kuwait on December 19, 2010. The city is the first one in Central Asia to host the Asian Games. Tournamnents in 21 kinds of sports were included into the program. Competitions will be held in chess, futsal, tennis, Muaythai (Thai boxing), sambo, Kurash, jujitsu, bowling, track cycling, short course swimming, indoor athletics, weightlifting, basketball, taekwondo (WTF), dancesport, kickboxing, equestrian, belt wrestling, traditional wrestling (Greco-roman and Freestyle), billiards and Turkmen national combat.
18.07.2017 | top
Video: Craft of Uzbekistan. Golden-stitched embroidery
OUTLOOK was lucky to visit hospitable Uzbekistan and get better acquainted with crafts of this amazing country. Today we'll tell you about art of golden-stitched embroidery: about mediums artisans use, secrets and unique distinctives of this craft. Feel the world with us!
11.07.2017 | top, traditions, Uzbekistan
Photoproject: Cosy Wroclaw
Wroclaw is 5 rivers, 12 Islands and 112 bridges, so it is often called "Polish Venice". One-third of the city's parks and squares.It is the warmest city in Poland! It is impossible not to fall in love. Here there is an interweaving of many cultures brought by people from different countries of the world. Photographer and journalist OUTLOOK visited this cosy city and shares with our readers his memories, recorded through the lens.
05.06.2017 | top, Poland, Photoproject
VIDEO: the mystery in the South of France - Chauvet cave
Today, OUTLOOK will give you a tour at the place where it is impossible to get an ordinary person!
29.05.2017 | history, France
Postcards from Batumi...
Young Ukrainian writer Pavel Khomenskyi visited Batumi, the city smothered in greenery and shining bright, the one that local citizens call the city of love. Palm trees, cypresses, magnolias, oleanders, bamboos, laurels, orange trees, thujas and box trees exhale fragrances on every step there; they tempt you to go watch a romantic picture of ships sailing off harbors. And today the author shares with you his postcards from this amazing city, penetrated with murmur of the sea and taste of fragrant wine.
23.05.2017 | Georgia, travel, tourism
Crafts of Uzbekistan. Straw Items
OUTLOOK was lucky to visit hospitable Uzbekistan and get better acquainted with crafts of this amazing country. Today we tell you about art of straw work, about materials that craftsmen use and what secrets and unique features of this craft are. Feel the world with us!
17.05.2017 | traditions, Uzbekistan
VIDEO: Ukrainian Embroidery. Step in Time
OUTLOOK, as a project that operates in the sphere of culture diplomacy and seeks opening Ukraine to the world and world to Ukrainians, joined in a large-scale event that is held in Kyiv these days - Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Upon invitation of the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine we held a show of both ancient and modern Ukrainian outfits «Ukrainian Embroidery. Step in Time» for foreign journalist, who had come to Ukraine to cover the epic event. Nowadays just like centuries ago, embroidery remains an integral part of style of Ukrainians. Patterns differ by region and color scheme but not by their symbolism. Today we offer you a video about the event that demonstrated trends that do not loose relevance in the course of time...
11.05.2017 | OUTLOOK
VIDEO: Antique and industrial Kiev
When sending stuff to trash can or throwing it away to a dumpster we don’t suspect that it doesn’t always mean death for it, now and then even in the contrary – it is a beginning of a new life…
10.04.2017 | oddities, Ukraine, antiques, Kyiv
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 | diplomacy
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....
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
"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
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
VIDEO: Conquer nature. The most impressive viaducts
Very often nature tests people. From time to time we have to conquer and subjugate the elements. When men mastered construction of bridges, water obstacles have ceased to be a problem for humanity. However, what to do if a town is behind a pit, flatland or gorge? All-too-common "bridge" on pillars cannot be constructed everywhere. In such cases people resort to erecting viaducts, some of which are true works of art.
03.01.2017 | nature, arhitecture
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
VIDEO: GLASS FROM THE HOLY TOWN
Hebron is well known for being the city of 3 [three] religions and 3 [three] civilizations, a real place of power. Perhaps that is why by twist of fate there emerged glass which looks fragile, but is centuries old, the same as Hebron.
05.12.2016 | Palestine, traditions
EXCLUSIVE: Ambassadors of 29 countries participated in a social project of OUTLOOK to the Day for Tolerance. VIDEO
OUTLOOK Project, bringing together peoples and nations, strives to makes this world more kind and its representatives more attentive to each other. We sincerely believe that mutual respect is a key to dealing with many conflicts, troubles and misunderstandings of the world of today.
Photo project: Nobody leaves hungry. Colourful bazaars of Israel.
With support of the Embassy of Israel in Ukraine, OUTLOOK visited this exciting country. Today we share with you vivid photos of urban markets! Even through the photos on the screen local flavour makes you plunge into authentic and incredibly delicious atmosphere! Enjoy!
02.10.2016 | Israel
VIDEO: International games of nomads 2016 in Kyrgyzstan
International games of nomads happened for the first time in 2015 at the coast of picturesque lake Issyk Kul. The teams from nineteen countries competed in ten sport activities. Along with sporting events, in the course of games there were ethnographic festival in breath-taking clove Kyrchyn.
26.07.2016
VIDEO: OUTLOOK gave to the capital of Ukraine this celebration of friendship and tolerance, OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL
It isn’t hard at all to make world around better and brighter. All you need is to have a sincere desire and to find like-minded people for help. OUTLOOK was created three years ago as a project both about and for the world and OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL, founded by our team, became a graphic example of how ideas of good are put into practice.
OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL. Photo. Part 2
It isn’t hard at all to make world around better and brighter. All you need is to have a sincere desire and to find like-minded people for help. OUTLOOK was created three years ago as a project both about and for the world and OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL, founded by our team, became a graphic example of how ideas of good are put into practice. We publish next part of a photo report from OWCF 2016 to bring up in memory pictures from the most multicultural festival of our country.
23.06.2016 | festival
It was the third time that OUTLOOK gave to the capital of Ukraine this celebration of friendship and tolerance, OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL
Thank to OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL for nearly entire day of June 18 Column Hall of Kyiv City State Administration transformed into an international platform or maybe even some sort of large-scale transportation hub where one could easily exchange tickets with representatives of other countries and travel to explore their homelands instantly.
21.06.2016 | festival, culture, diplomacy, OUTLOOK
In Kyiv the third festival of international cultures OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL will take place
On the 18-th of June, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Hall of Columns of Kyiv City State Administration (Khreshchatyk Street, 36) the third annual festival of international cultures OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL will take place.
26.05.2016 | festival, culture, diplomacy, OUTLOOK
VIDEO: Majestic heritage of Uzbekistan
Thanks to the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine and personally Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Alisher Abdualiev OUTLOOK was lucky enough to visit this hospitable country. And today we will tell about a unique place - the Mausoleum of the prominent military leader and political figure of Amir Temur. In April of this year, Uzbekistan celebrated the 680-year anniversary of the birth of the great ruler.
15.04.2016 | history, culture, Uzbekistan
Show of Flying Shaolin Monks Takes Place in Kyiv
Within the framework of an ambitious art project Joyful Spring Fest, mysterious and inimitable world of Chinese culture became a little closer to Ukrainian public: in Kyiv and Lviv performances of actors of Zhengzhou Opera and Ballet Theatre and representatives of TAGO Shaolin martial arts school from Dengfeng took place. OUTLOOK was lucky to go backstage of the show right before actors came on stage.
03.03.2016 | art, China
VIDEO: CLIFF-SIDE TOWNS
Our cities are literally overfilled with concrete, glass and plastic. However, no matter how heavy-duty these construction materials are, sometimes the best foundation is nature. Today, OUTLOOK focuses on towns built "in" and "on" rocks.
16.01.2016 | nature
Photo Project: Many Facets of Singapore
Today in our selection: incredible Singapore, city-state located on isles in South-Eastern Asia. Let’s get to know it through the lens of Vitaliy Sharavara – a photographer who travels around the world and captures most incredible spots!
15.01.2016 | Singapore
VIDEO. Bethlehem: perfect holiness
The Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mohammed Al-Assad organized a trip for journalists to Palestine. OUTLOOK team was among them. We launch a series of videos about this country and start with Bethlehem!
MUST-WATCH VIDEO: And some tea to Room 13, please!
This beverage became so deeply ingrained in the life of humans that we sometimes even fail to notice putting a kettle on a stove. There are thousands ways of best-loved beverage brewing in the world. OUTLOOK offers the best of them to your attention.
VIDEO: Vanilla, pistachio... orchid
With the assistance of the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic in Ukraine we visited Damascus and enjoyed very interesting place. Watch!
An Hour Before: New Police Patrol
OUTLOOK continues series of features "..." and this time we were lucky to witness how a crew of New Police Patrol is getting ready for duty. So, today we suggest you figure out how morning of these courageous people in charge of our safety begins.
02.10.2015 | an hour before, Ukraine, society
AN HOUR BEFORE: Live air on 1+1 Channel
OUTLOOK continues a series of features "An Hour Before" and specially for you our team woke up earlier than anybody esle and headed to 1+1 Channel where in the company of first rays of dawn and a flavor of invagorating coffee one of the most popular Ukraine's morning shows Breakfast with 1+1 gets ready for air.
22.09.2015 | an hour before, Ukraine
VIDEO: Sharq Taronalari 2015
In last days of summer friendly Samarqand opened its doors for hundreds of talented singers, dancers and musicians from all over the world, who came there to participate in International Music Festival “Sharq Taronalari” (“Melodies of the East”). Team of the OUTLOOK did its part and headed for Uzbekistan to adopt practices and get better acquainted with music culture.
03.09.2015 | festival, music, Uzbekistan
VIDEO: Here live the Samaritans
In early 20th century one of the least numerous peoples of the planet – The Samaritans – found itself on the verge of extinction. Back then all efforts were hurled into saving the ethnos and as of today it was managed to increase their number from 146 to 750 persons. This ethnical group resides in Israel not far from Tel Aviv as well as in Palestine in Kiryat Luza village nearby Mount Gerizim that is sacred for them.
01.09.2015 | Palestine
VIDEO. OUTLOOK World Culture Festival 2015 successfully took place!
Dear readers, OUTLOOK team has prepared for you a colorful video about held OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL! Watch!
OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL takes place in Kiev
On May, 23 at National Taras Shevchenko Museum (12, Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev) annual festival of world cultures OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL will take place.
23.04.2015 | festival, culture, diplomacy
«AN HOUR BEFORE» presentation
OUTLOOK is proceeding with publishing series of articles "An Hour Before" and specially for our readers snuck behind the scenes of Ukrainian Fashion Week! What happens off-stage while guests are taking their seats in the hall? How are models getting ready? Whether the designer is nervous? We also were interested to follow all those steps... Have a look at backstage of show by Ukrainian designer Elena Dats!
21.03.2015 | an hour before, art
Musical starts with a bog
It is believed that if you’ve visited New York but failed to attend the place, you shouldn’t even boast of you trip to the Big Apple for local theaters and concert venues are the best in the world. Today we'll show you the Broadway!
27.01.2015 | USA, art, videos
VIDEO: Ambassadors of foreign countries took part in the charity fair
On December 6, central Kyiv hosted the 22nd Charity Fair. This event encourages numerous foreign embassies of Kiev to arrange exhibition and sale of a various national products from souvenirs to household goods. Every year diplomats get involved in fundraising to help children, women, seniors and people with disabilities. This year financial support will be provided to migrants in Ukraine.
10.12.2014 | diplomacy, ambassador
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
«AN HOUR BEFORE» the shooting
OUTLOOK is proceeding with publishing series of articles "An Hour Before" and specially for you we waded into an unusual apartment at Druzhby Narodov Boulevard, which served as a site for the film "Eight" directed by Alexander Shapiro. We spent 60 minutes with the director till the moment he shouted «ACTION» and closed the entrance door.
Representatives of diplomatic corps get acquainted with Ukrainian culture
Along with high-quality provision for vital needs and functioning of foreign representative offices in Ukraine, the important objectives of “Directorate general for rendering services to diplomatic missions” (GDIP) is to demonstrate unique Ukrainian culture and traditions to foreign diplomats. For that, last weekend of September the private estate belonging to a public figure Igor Dobrudsky hosted a family style meeting for representatives of diplomatic corps.
09.10.2014 | diplomacy, ambassador, event, photo
VIDEO: Grand Opening & OUTLOOK World Culture Festival
Recently the official opening of our web-portal about the world THEOUTLOOK.COM.UA and the first annual festival OUTLOOK World Culture Festival was held ! Friends, we have already presented You hundreds of wonderful pictures from the event, among which all the guests could find their photo. Now, to refresh memories and once again to feel the atmosphere of the holiday, we invite You to watch colorful video, in which we tried to collect the most important and bright moments of our event!
Grand Opening & OUTLOOK World Culture Festival: Part 4
We present You the final photo-report from the Grand Opening and OUTLOOK World Culture Festival! While You enjoy the pictures, our team is preparing for You a colorful video!
Grand Opening и OUTLOOK World Culture Festival: Part 2
We are happy! Web portal theoutlook.com.ua was officially opened! World OUTLOOK Culture Festivalheld was successfully held!
VIDEO: A tram to Hawaii
OUTLOOK is interested in how Ukrainians are attached to the traditions of other nations. And when these traditions are so colorful and so gentle at the same time, we want to share it with our readers and viewers.
10.07.2014 | Hawaii, traditions, Ukraine, Kyiv, videos
VIDEO: Rumyantsev-Paskevich Palace
With the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus and personally Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Valentin Velichko we were able to admire Rumyantsev – Paskevich Palace. Now you have this opportunity !
PHOTO PROJECT: We are the children of international families
International Сhildren's day is "the professional holiday” of children of different countries... The date, the first day of summer, is not chosen by chance. New season, bright colors, fun time - all this is associated with children's smiles and mischievous fun.
01.06.2014 | diplomacy, photo, nationalities
"Art Lobby" InterContinental Kiev: Yuriy and Mikhail Khimich
In the framework of the project "Art Lobby", which is supervised by the hotel InterContinental Kiev, an exhibition of artists Yuriy and Mikhail Khimich was launched. Its opening was devoted to the Day of Kyiv, celebrated on the last weekend of May.
22.05.2014 | art, event, Kyiv, photo
«AN HOUR BEFORE» the performance
A series of features “An hour before…” from Outlook offers you to glance at “staff only” areas, to visit restricted backstage zones, to trust only professional prejudice and to get in through service entrances alone.
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