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Make coffee. Not war

Publicado 26 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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Lviv is one of the most beautiful cities of Ukraine. It is very attractive because of great architecture and history, and there are also a lot of events which unite people and give them pleasure. Lviv is known as the coffee capital of Ukraine. There is even a festival dedicated to the aromatic beverage. This event was founded in 2007, and thus this September we had the eighth feast. Coffee is a hug in a mug. (Author Unknown) The purpose of the charity art project "Make coff...


What is great about my country!

Publicado 26 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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August 24th is Independence Day of Ukraine. There was a concert of one of the most famous bands from our country. The band is called Okean Elzy. In honour of the day, people sang the anthem of Ukraine. *** Here is a translation below Ukraine is not yet dead, nor it's glory and freedom, Luck will still smile on us brother-Ukrainians. Our enemies will die, as the dew does in the sunshine, And we, too, brothers, we'll live happily in our land. We'll not spare either our...


It is obviously worth living for someone... (A little piece about volunteering)

Publicado 8 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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@MariaJoseCelis wrote “Do one thing: volunteer” in her article ( http://www.voicesofyouth.org/en/posts/do-one-thing--v..- ). After reading this I decided to tell about my own experience. I work with people who have special needs. Due to Wikipedia special needs “is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological.”. Thus those are people with Down s...


Voices of Youth Inspire! "If it goes from heart and with love it will be always successful"

Publicado 5 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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Your name: Anton Savidi Your age: 21 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I’m from Ternopil, Ukraine and still living there in the city of Lviv. What is you educational background? Master of International relations Ivan Franko National University of Lviv How important was your choice of degree/field of study at university for what you’re doing now? My choice helps me doing what I am currently working at, but it wasn’t essentia...


Patriotism Is Love

Publicado 3 de agosto de 2014 no picture Marina Tkachuk

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I guess sense of patriotism is familiar to every of us. How many times we heard about it in our schools and then in colleges, at home and of course on TV. We know it, but don't appreciate what we have. I'm from Ukraine. I sure a lot of people or have never heard about this country, or heard a little (for example only about of the tragedy in Chernobyl, or know something about our famous sportsmen (Andriy Shevchenko, Vitaly and Volodimir Klichko and so on). I would like to say it...


One Million: Use It To Enrich Libraries

Publicado 24 de julio de 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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I usually hear that people read less than in the past. Should we accuse them of this? On the one hand I agree. Technologies alter paper books. There is also the other side of an issue. It is a lack of books in libraries, especially in villages. It may sounds funny. But this is the problem which I see in Ukraine. And if I were a millionaire, I would spend money for libraries The situation is similar on whole territory of Ukraine. But I am going to view Lviv region where I live....


The future of Ukraine is in people's hands

Publicado 21 de marzo de 2014 no picture Group four

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Ukraine has just suffered a civil revolution against former President Viktor Yanukovitx. 60% of the population went to the entrance of Ukraine at the European Union. The President ignored these claims so people decided to start a revolution. Viktor Yanukovitx tried to stop this revolution with violence but he didn’t know that it would be a bad way to do it. In the last few weeks 80 people were killed by Berkut (government’s police), which was commanded by Yanukovitx. It has sta...


HIV-Positive Won't Stop Her

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“I was often sick, and we used to go to hospital with my granny. When my mother died, granny left the doctor’s office crying. I was thinking to myself, what could afflict her so much? She then told me about my HIV status and that I would constantly have to take medicine.” 15 year old Liza, from the Ukraine, may have been diagnosed with HIV at a young age, but that does not stop her. Liza is a well-known civic activist not only in her home country, but abroad. She openly t...


NEW on VOY: The OneMinutesJr. video of the week!

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"Looking Ahead" by Andrei Gasnash, 15, Ukraine. A young man rejects temptations by moving forward. http://youtu.be/jnL6sLLR5LA From now on, Voices of Youth will share with you a OneMinutesJr. video every week. What are OneMinutesJr. you ask me? They are sixty-second videos made by young people (between the ages of 12 and 20) from all over the world. Time may be limited in a One Minutes Jr video, but not the freedom to express oneself creatively, which is the basic right...