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1000 doors of Odessa

“Thousands of Doors of Odessa” is a joint project of Urban Institute, 4City, Architecture of Odessa, which was launched in .....

Ark of Taste products in Ukraine (Part 2)

The traditional products, local breeds, and know-how collected by the Ark of Taste belong to the communities that have preserved .....

“Uncounted since 1932” – The first online national memory restaurant

“There has never been a catastrophe in the history of mankind that has had such a scale and attracted so .....

A perfect Odessa gentleman: the painter Evgeny Bukovetsky

The figure of the Odessa portraitist Evgeny Osipovich Bukovetsky can be considered one of the key figures of the cultural .....

Ukraine Incognita: Berezan Island. Ancient city and unknown fortress

Traveler and photographer Roman Malenkov wrote a wonderful article about Berezan Island, especially for Ukrain Incognita. The island of Berezan .....

Ark of Taste products in Ukraine (Part 1)

The traditional products, local breeds, and know-how collected by the Ark of Taste belong to the communities that have preserved .....

For a spoonful of borscht: the creation of an iconic movie.

The funeral of the initiator of the uprising, artillery quartermaster Vakulenchuk, was highlighted with the legend: “For the spoonful of .....

Ukraine Incognita: the three lives of St. Paul’s Church (“Kirkha”) in Odessa

The Cathedral of St. Paul of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine is the religious center of the Protestants .....

The history of Odessa, since its foundation and during its first century of growth, shows how rich was the contribution of many foreign communities, like: Italians, French, Greeks, Jewish, German, British, Polish and Turkish. Odessa has a cosmopolitan DNA, which is not only tradition but also energy for its development. This memory of the past makes Odessa a more opened place to foreigners than other cities.

TOJ tells international readers the historical events happened in Odessa, which shows a city familiar to cultural innovation and business creation. It was the most modern and liberal city of Russian Empire. TOJ publishes historical amenities, which paint Odessa as an intriguing city to be visited.