Maidan 2012 webTraditionally, on August 24th, the celebration of the Independence of Ukraine on the Main Square in Kyiv (Maidan Nezhalegnosti) represents ambitious art events and grand concerts featuring the stars of the country. However, this year was special because there was a beautiful and colourful parade of Easter eggs for the first time, initiated by Oleg Skrypka, and a concert of folk ensembles under the patronage of the TV project "Folk-Music."

Lviv Arena 2012On August 21st, the stadium Lviv-Arena welcomed a gala concert of the festival of Ukrainian patriotic songs, dedicated to the Independence Day of Ukraine and the 60th anniversary of the «UPA» with 250 leading military orchestras.

Marta Shpak tour with ensemble of MIAMarta Spak participated in an all-Ukrainian concert tour accompanied by the State Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The singer's best songs sounded from east to west, from the north to central and southern Ukraine.


MartaShpak Povstanske TangoOn October 18, 2011, the Lviv Regional Philharmonic hosted a presentation of the book of poems "In the Webs of Two Closures" and the release of the music album "Povstanske Tango". The author is a well-known public figure Olga Ilkiv or Roksolyana - a liaison of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army Commander-in-chief, Roman Shukhevych, a political prisoner of Soviet prisons for 14 years.

Marta Shpak Independence 2011On August 24, 2011, during the First National Channel broadcast, Marta Shpak extended greetings and best wishes to all Ukrainians worldwide on the 20th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. 

The broadcast featured celebrations held in the historical Saint Sophia Square in central Kyiv organized by the "Folk-Music" TV project. Marta Shpak, together with the Ballet of Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance of MIA of Ukraine, sang her best songs, including: "Leleka," "Annychka", "Zhuravlyna dolya", "V nebi zironka", "Moya Ukraina".

Marta Shpak Prague 2011 web

An Honoured Artist of Ukraine, Marta Shpak, delivered her solo concert in Prague. The organizer of the holiday event has become a creative team in the Czech Republic «Ukrainian family» headed by Joseph Klymkovych.