Petrykivka painting added to UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

05 Dectmber 2013 Petrykivskyi Rozpys is the first Ukrainian object that is included into the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and the work in this direction continues. Petrykivka art, the ornamental and decorative folk painting, was formed in 17th century in the village Petrykivka, Dnipropetrovsk oblast, Ukraine. The people of the village of Petrykivka decorate their living quarters, household belongings and musical instruments with a style of ornamental painting that is characterized by fantastic flowers and other natural elements, based on careful observation of the local flora

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Lviv topped 50 cities in the world on Trivago Best Value 2014 Index

On Trivago international resource Lviv topped 50 best tourist destinations in 2014. The city ranked the 39th on Trivago Best Value Index 2014, its index was equal 95.86%. The main criterion for the top list was price and service quality rate (for instance, the resource compared the hotels where the room for two costs less than €100 per night) and architecture. On the Trivago estimates a room at hotel in Lviv costs €73 per night.

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Ukraine's spa resort "Myrhorod" is the best in the world

This year the World Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy (FEMTEC) held its 66th General Assembly and International Scientific Congress from 13 to 17 October in Greece. The General Assembly of FEMTEC 2013 awarded the title "The Best SPA Resort of the World" to Ukraine's spa and mud bath resort "Myrhorod" in Poltava region. It is the highest award for any health resort because only the leading experts of the spa and health industry award it. The winner is chosen from dozens of the best resorts, most of which have not only the hundred years of history, but also the significant achievements. The experts called the Ukraine"s resort

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Development of the birding tours in Crimea

Today Crimea is the most popular place for the migratory birds to winter and have a rest before long migration in warm countries. You can find thousands of birds in the bays near Sevastopol and Kerch. Among them are well-known species and Red Book birds. So the birdwatching tours become more and more popular here. The special birds itineraries are made by ornithologists and ecologists and allow to watch the birds in natural environment. The Crimea and southen regions of Ukraine attract a lot of birders, botanists, photographers, animal painter artists and all nature

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