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Kyiv Modern Ballet

They create stories without words. Their body language is more expressive than any shouts or whispers. Their asylum is a children's theatre at Podil. Vivid posters of the “Cinderella” and “Little Red Riding Hood” plays overshadows their stylish and dark placards. However, at 19:00 the scene curtain raises, and overcrowded hall holds its breath awaiting when the real magic begins.

The Reality of Illution

The cultural life of Kyiv had its heyday at the end of the 80’s and the beginning of the 90’s. After almost seventy years of repressions, censorship, and absolutely politicized culture, a new era began. One of the most significant icons of this new Ukrainian “belle epoque” was a squatter’s area called the “Parisian commune” or “Parcommuna”.