Презентация на тему: " My Ukraine There were three brothers: one of them was Kiy, The name of the other one – Shchek, and the third brother was named Khoryv, and the name of." — Транскрипт:
My Ukraine There were three brothers: one of them was Kiy, The name of the other one – Shchek, and the third brother was named Khoryv, and the name of their sister was Lybed. Kiy set on the hill that is named Borychev step now, And Shchek set on the hill that is known as Shchekovitsa And Khoryv set on the third hill, so that was named after him – Khorevitsa. And the city was created in honour of the eldest brother and the name of it - is Kiev. «The Tale of Bygone Years»
Ukraine is a country of Central- Eastern Europe with territory of 603, 7 thousand sq kilometers. It stretches for 893 km from North to the South and for 1316 km from West to East. Ukraine is located in moderate latitudes and has outlets to Black and Azov Seas. The capital city is Kyiv. Ukraine has land borders with the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Poland, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Republic of Moldova.
Ukrainian Culture & Traditions Ukrainian culture is richly embedded in ancient traditions. Even today many historical songs such as the dumy and the playing of the kobza – which was popular during the 16th century – is still enjoyed. However music has also come a long way since then and Polissia magic pop and Kolomiya rap tend to be most popular. The culture scene has also seen a resurgence of Cossack songs and song poetry. The Ukrainian people also enjoy their culture in the form of traditional dances and dance games. Many of these originated in rural Cossack villages and some of the oldest dances can be traced back to ancient cults. Traditionally many of these dances were performed only by males or females but today both sexes sometimes mix and enjoy the dance together.
Kiev - The Capital of Ukraine Kiev is a sight seeing with a population of nearly 3 million inhabitants situated on the Dnipro River, is the bustling capital of Ukraine. Ancient Kievan Rus, which reached its greatest period of ascendancy during the 11th and 12th centuries. It was a center of trade routes between the Baltic and the Mediterranean.
Lion's town Once upon a time, many centuries ago, the King of Volyn and Galicia Danylo traveled around his land, accompanied with his son Prince Lev (Lion). Crossing the Poltva River, he looked around and saw the hill not far away. I will built a town there and the name of it will be Lviv in commemoration of your valor, said the King. The Prince kissed the Kings hand and replied: Oh, father, thank you! I will take a good care of the town named after me! Lviv is one of a few cities of Ukraine called the City of Kings, complex mixture of Hungarian, Austrian and Ukrainian cultures.
Odessa - The pearl at the sea On the Black Sea shore the nature created an amazing spot. In ancient days, its territory was a home for Scythians, Greeks and Slavs. During the Kievan Rus period, it was a part of the Slavic State.
A Land Rich in Culture, History and Mystery… Crimea is at the cross-roads of various civilizations, the complex mixture of Oriental and Western cultures, which history absorbed the legends and customs of numerous nations who once upon a time had inhabited its territory: Tauris, Huns, Cimmerians, Greeks, Scythians, Sarmatians, Italians, Tatars, Karaimes and Slaves.
The Swallowґs Nest is the emblem of the Crimean Peninsular. Like a swallow's nest, there is a 38-metre-high cliff with a castle which stands overlooking the sea. The Swallowґs Nest
Sevastopol - in the transfer from the Greek indicates "majestic city", "the city, worth worshipping ". Founders gave this proud name to the city, as if she could predict her future. On the territory of this city more than 1800 historical monuments were found. Legendary Sevastopol Sevastopol today is a city of special administrative status, a large sea port and naval base of the Ukrainian and Russian Fleets, industrial, scientific and cultural centre of the South of Ukraine.
National preserve "Chersonesus Tavricheskiy" is created for the purpose of retention and effective use of a unique historical cultural complex of the monuments of the ancient city. Burnt and destroyed by nomads at the end XIV C., Chersonesus several centuries lay in the ruins. National preserve "Chersonesus tavricheskiy"