Ukraine — the country that gave Christmas magic to the world!
Back in the 1916, a genius Ukrainian 🇺🇦 composer Mykola Leontovych used one of the oldest melodies of Ukrainian folklore to create a true masterpiece — a Christmas carol called #Shchedryk.
And now every Christmas, the whole world sings the Carol of the Bells – Shchedryk’s English version. What is the history behind it? How it became popular? Why the main symbol of Shchedryk is a swallow?
Explore in the video! 🎞
Created with the support of the British Embassy Kyiv, Leontovych Institute (Tina Peresunko) and Plusone social impact.