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Perebendya. Poem of Taras Shevchenko. Translated by John Weir. Illustrations by Taras Shevchenko.Taras Shevchenko
"Perebendya"
("Перебендя")
1839, St. Petersburg 
(Санкт Петербург)

Translated by John Weir

Dwight David Eisenhower, the 34nd U.S. president, speaking about Taras Shevchenko"On September 13, 1960, when I signed into law a measure to authorize the erection of this statue, it was my expectation that you would arrange a ceremony of dedication commensurate with the greatness of Taras Shevchenko..." (Dwight David Eisenhower)

Interview with a Translator. Michael Naydan

Read an interesting interview with Michael Naydan.

 

Катерина. Kateryna. Кохайтеся чорнобриві. Katerina, poem of Taras Shevchenko. Translated into English by John WeirTaras Shevchenko

"Катерина", поема / "Кохайтеся, чорнобриві"

"Kateryna", poema / "Kokhaytesya, chornobryvi"

St. Petersburg, 1838

Translated by John Weir

The roads by Taras Shevchenko  - a personal exhibition of paintings by artist Vasily Heletko.

A personal exhibition of paintings by artist Vasyl Heletko "The roads by Taras" was opened at the address: Kyiv, Shevchenko's lane, 8a. The author invites everybody who love our Ukraine! Admission free. This exhibition will continue at the Taras Shevchenko Museum-House until February 27, 2018.

International Museum Day. International Museum Day - 2017. Museums as tools for creating peaceful communities. Museum Day 2017 at Taras Shevchenko National Museum. This year events will take place on Saturday 20 MayThe worldwide community of museums celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2017 around the theme Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums. Taras Shevchenko National Museum decided to show "Silenced" side of the museum - not its collection or exhibition, but secret rooms which reveal the secrets of museum work from the "inside".

World's largest Kobzar poetry book by Taras Shevchenko Ambassadors of foreign countries presented outstanding literary works, which are as important for their countries as Shevchenko's "Zapovit" for Ukraine. The world's largest edition of the "Kobzar" poetry collection was presented at the event. A two-meter-high book contains several poems.

US diplomats declaim Taras Shevchenko poems.On the occasion of the great Ukrainian poet and artist's birthday, workers of the United States embassy in Kyiv have recorded a video where they quote famous excerpts from Shevchenko poems.
The diplomats declaim poems against the background of well-known American sights that have to do with Shevchenko and Ukraine.

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