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Ukraine

Culture of Ukraine

Ukrainian customs are heavily influenced by Orthodox Christianity, the dominant religion in the country.[333] Gender roles also tend to be more traditional, and grandparents play a greater role in bringing up children, than in the West.[375][citation needed] The culture of Ukraine has also been influenced by its eastern and western neighbours, reflected in its architecture, music and art. The Communist era had quite a strong effect on the art and writing of Ukraine. In 1932, Stalin made socialist realism state policy in the Soviet Union when he promulgated the decree "On the Reconstruction of Literary and Art Organisations". This greatly stifled creativity. During the 1980s glasnost (openness) was introduced and Soviet artists and writers again became free to express themselves as they wanted. The tradition of the Easter egg, known as pysanky, has long roots in Ukraine. These eggs were drawn on with wax to create a pattern; then, the dye was applied to give the eggs their pleasant colours, the dye did not affect the previously wax-coated parts of the egg. After the entire egg was dyed, the wax was removed leaving only the colourful pattern. This tradition is thousands of years old, and precedes the arrival of Christianity to Ukraine. In the city of Kolomyia near the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in 2000 was built the museum of Pysanka which won a nomination as the monument of modern Ukraine in 2007, part of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine action.

Festival & Celebration

Social gatherings like Vechornytsi have a long history in Ukrainian culture, and so do traditional holidays like Ivan Kupala Day, Maslenitsa, Koledovanie, and Malanka, where people gather in large groups. "Razom nas bahato, nas ne podolaty" is a popular cultural and political statement of both traditional and modern Ukrainians. It translates as "Together we are many! We cannot be defeated!"

Cuisine

Food is an important part to the Ukrainian culture. Special foods are used at Easter, as well as Christmas. During Christmas, for example, people prepare kutia, which is a mixture of cooked wheat groats, poppy seeds, honey, and special sweet breads. An average Ukrainian diet consists of fish, cheese, and a variety of sausages. Head cheese is also quite popular in Ukraine, as well as Kolbasa (Ukrainian: Ковбаса́, Kovbasa), a type of sausage. Typically bread is a core part of every meal, and must be included for the meal to be "complete." During Christmas, for example, it is the tradition to have a twelve-course meal. Included at Easter are the famous pysanky, which are colored and patterned eggs. Making these eggs is a long process, and they are used for display at the center of the table rather than consumed.

Clothing

Traditional Ukrainian clothing is worn for festivals, special occasions, or holidays. National Ukrainian dresses become scarce, and some clothing items can be found in the museums nowadays. Traditional Ukrainian costumes for women are long skirts, blouses, scarves, decorative headdresses. These clothes are richly embroidered with traditional folk motifs. Red is a prominent color in folk dress of Ukraine. Ukrainian folk clothing for men includes embroidered white shirts, paired with pants of a bit darker colors. Traditional Ukrainian shoes were made of birch bark. They are not worn anymore, because they are quite uncomfortable, but these types of shoes can still be found today as souvenirs at Ukrainian markets.

Course-Fee of 2018-19

University tution Fee Hostel Fee Overhead
Expense
Total Package
    1st Year
2nd- 6th
per Year
Total Fee
USD USD USD USD INR USD USD INR
Donetsk National Medical University 4000 1300 1600 6900 448500 5300 33400 21.71 lac
Kiev Medical University Kiev Campus 3500 1000 1500 6000 390000 4500 28500 18.52 lac
Kiev Medical University Kharkiv Campus 3500 1000 1500 6000 390000 4500 28500 18.52 lac
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University 4000 1000 1800 6800 442000 5000 31800 20.67 lac
Kharkiv International Medical University, Ukrain 4000 1000 1000 6000 390000 5000 31000 20.15 lac
Ternopil State Medical University 4200 1000 1800 7000 455000 5200 33000 21.45
Zaporizhia State Medical University 4300 1000 1800 7100 461500 5300 33600 21.84 lac
Lviv National Medical University 4400 1000 1800 7200 468000 5400 34200 22.23 lac
V.N. KARAZIN KHARKIV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY 4300 1100 1400 6800 442000 5400 33800 21.97 lac
O.O Bogomolets Kiev National Medical University 4300 1200 2300 7800 507000 5500 35300 22.94 lac
Kharkiv National Medical University 4800 800 1100 6700 435500 5600 34700 22.55 lac
Vinnitsa National Medical University 4400 1000 1800 7200 468000 5400 34200 22.23 lac